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Winning Mindsets and Sustaining Excellence

Winning Mindsets and Sustaining Excellence

Winning can change coach, player and team mindset from the positive drive that brought success into a negative weakness that fails to sustain further achievement. read more
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Advanced power training techniques

Advanced power training techniques

In simple terms, what differentiates exercises that develop strength from exercises that develop power is whether the performance of the exercise entails acceleration of a load throughout the majority of the ROM; this results in faster movement speeds and thus higher power outputs. read more
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The Infield Loop Drill

The Infield Loop Drill

Use this drill to practice fielding an assortment of ground balls (requiring different footwork positions) and throwing to different bases, as well as to work on conditioning. read more
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Understanding Tournaments and Leagues

Understanding Tournaments and Leagues

Covers nine types of tournaments or leagues: single elimination, double elimination, multilevel, straight round robin, round robin double split, round robin triple split, round robin quadruple split, semi–round robins, and extended (such as ladder and pyramid tournaments). read more
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Don't use boring drills for baseball practice

Don't use boring drills for baseball practice

The games approach allows players to learn the game through enjoyable learning activities featuring gamelike practices that create realistic situations through which they can develop baseball sense. read more
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Curling Rules and How to Play

Curling Rules and How to Play

A mixed doubles curling team consists of a pair of players, one male and the other female. Standard curling sheets are used, and normal delivery rules apply. Typically games are eight ends in length. Thankfully, the skills you have learned up to this point still apply in the game of mixed doubles. read more
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Understanding high-intensity interval training (HIIT)

Understanding high-intensity interval training (HIIT)

Many sports are, for the most part, undertaken in an intermittent fashion. It is well documented in the scientific literature that speed, agility, strength, explosive power, and the ability to repeat brief supramaximal exercise is highly related to performance in sports that are dominated by intermittent activities. read more
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Testing human performance under exercise conditions

Testing human performance under exercise conditions

Testing human performance under exercise conditions allows for the evaluation of the human body’s functional ability. This information can give us an understanding of the individual’s overall health and wellness as well as athletic performance capacity. read more
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Shallow-water cardio lesson plan

Shallow-water cardio lesson plan

Teaching Tip: This lesson plan alternates sets of exercises in the sagittal plane with sets of exercises in the frontal plane. The exercises in the frontal plane begin with ankle touch or inner-thigh lift (see figure 3.1). read more
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Deep-water 20-minute fun activities

Deep-water 20-minute fun activities

Teaching Tip: Two minutes at each station; allow extra time to move to next station. If you have an odd number of class participants, you will need to participate so that no one is left out. read more
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