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Is Early Sport Specialization As Bad As You Think?

By Mike Robertson | Mon, Nov 13

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.

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Dealing with Today’s Athletes: A Coach’s Perspective

By Dr. Chris Holder | Mon, Feb 20

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.”

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3 Principles to Building a Successful Team Culture

By Joel Smith | Tue, Oct 18

“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.  

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The 9 Mental Skills of Successful Athletes

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.

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If You're Not Early, You're Late: An Open Letter To The Chronically Late Athlete

By Dr. Chris Holder | Wed, Aug 24

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.

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Fail With Integrity: The Importance of Practicing Technical Precision

By Travis Jewett | Fri, Aug 19

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.

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How To Help Your Athletes See Immediate Improvements in Strength, Speed, or Power with the Matter Over Mind Protocol

By Karsten Jensen | Mon, Aug 15

Are you interested in learning a simple questioning technique that in many cases results in immediate improvements in performance?

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