2014 NCAA Tournament Shining Moments + MORE

2014 NCAA Tournament Shining Moments + MORE

REFLECTIONS: The Power of a Simple Phone Call….

Repaying Favorite Coaches and Teachers Years Later By Doug Abrams  My most recent column explained the enduring player-coach bond. “Behind only the parent-child and child-sibling bonds, the teacher-student bond can be one of life’s most lasting. Coaches are teachers, and players are their stude.... More »

COACHING TIPS: Do You Cut Upper Classmen to Build with Younger Players?

Here’s a coaching dilemma that I have heard about many, many times in recent years. In short, as a HS coach, do you deliberately cut junior or senior players – players who admittedly are only marginal players but were good enough to make your team – in order to make room for some p.... More »
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How Low Self-Confidence Hurts Sports Kids + MORE

Identifying Focus Issues in Young Athletes A sports parent writes: “My child gets fouled a lot, when the referee fails to make a call, or when it builds through a game, he sometimes loses control. This is usually anger boiling over. Also, when an opposing player talks to him (taunts) he can.... More »

10 Things Every Sports Parent Must Have

Dear Sports parent, let me start by saying this: I am not writing this post for any advertisers. I’m not using any affiliate links. This information is purely based on 21 years of sports parenting, on what I did have, and what I wished I had. Let me save you the agony of trying to...Read .... More »
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The Shortest Workout Part 2: Blood Flow Restriction Exercise + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises This type of tra.... More »
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2014 NCAA Tournament Shining Moments

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national youth football championships 1396473278 1871407463 2014 NCAA Tournament Shining Moments + MOREAnd then there were four:  Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky and Wisconsin.  To get to this point, the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament has already delivered some shining moments, as it does every year.  Here were some of our favorites.
2014 NCAA Tournament Shining Moments
 
1.) St. Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli’s grandson does some coaching of his own…

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The problem? This prevents them from playing in the moment and hurts confidence. When they focus too much on winning and statistics, it’s easy to get disappointed and lose their optimal level of intensity…

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