To start things off on the right foot, some common ground coaches and parents can all share is that we want the same thing: for each athlete to become the best they can be. Period.Read More >
One of the most heated talking points in our industry today is that of early sport specialization, or ESS. It seems like nowadays everyone and their mother wants to jump on the bandwagon and talk about how ESS is ruining our kids.
And you know what – they’re not totally wrong.
But here’s the thing – I don’t think they’re totally right either.Read More >
When TrainHeroic tasked me with writing about today's athletes, I thought to myself, “Oh, this one will be easy… I’ll just slam Millennials and write a diatribe on how kids these days suck.”Read More >
“To win takes talent… to repeat takes Character” - John Wooden
Take a look at any team dynasty through the years in sports, and behind it all, you’ll see a coach that created a culture of success. Any team can win it all one season, but to repeat success time and time again takes something more.Read More >
EDITORS NOTE: This post originally appeared on the Ohio Center for Sport Psychology website and has been reposted with permission from the author.
You don’t have to be a professional athlete or an Olympic champion to be a successful athlete. Nor do you have to have a room full of trophies, win a state championship, or make the front page of the sports section.Read More >
I have spent my entire life involved in athletics.
Between my own playing days and now in my coaching life, I have spent over 30 years being directly involved in some capacity with a team.
What I am about to tell you is not the opinion of some rigid coach; it’s a cold hard fact of life that you must grasp.
Being late is unacceptable. Period.Read More >
There is an old saying that when under stress you will never rise to the occasion only fall to the level of your training, and I believe this is very true in the world of strength and conditioning. This is what makes the practice of technical precision of the lifts so important.Read More >
Are you interested in learning a simple questioning technique that in many cases results in immediate improvements in performance?Read More >