Coaching Resource of the Month — February 2014 + MORE

Coaching Resource of the Month — February 2014 + MORE
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The 2014 NBA Finals and What to Expect Next Year + MORE

There were only 28 seconds left in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. The Spurs led by 5, and the game looked just about wrapped up. The Spurs were going to win the championship. Alas, it was not in the cards. The Heat got a couple more points, and a typical .... More »
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Why should you care about sports science? + MORE

By John Cone, PhD, CSCS Founder and President, FitFor90 Key Points: At Sideline Sports Doc, we try whenever possible to use an “evidence based” approach to youth sports health and this week we feature an article by John Cone, who uses scientific evidence to support his athlete training and reco.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Should Varsity Letters Be Awards to HS Students Who Compete in Non-Athletic Pursuits?

On my WFAN radio show last Sunday we had a spirited discussion on whether videogames – or e-games as they are known – should be considered as a new kind of HS sport. Most of the debate centered on whether these very popular games should be classified as a sport…or simply as an activity. T.... More »
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Messing With Success + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Today’s post is purely my opinion, with some observations on parental influence in teenage athletics. Towards the end of the school year, we gather with the Athletic Traine.... More »

Google it! What Coaches Can Learn from the Tech Giant About Building Teams

110-2. 24-0. Headed into the 2004 Olympic Games, the Men’s USA Basketball team was 110-2 all-time. They were 24-0 since the introduction of the 1992 “Dream Team”(NBA-era). The team consisted of current and future NBA stars. The best of the best. The greatest players from the greatest league in.... More »

Welcome to new Institute Sponsor–JUGS Sports


The Institute welcomes JUGS Sports as sponsor of our Coaching Resource of the Month webpage.
JUGS Sports is the leading producer of baseball and softball training aids including baseball and softball pitching machines, hitting tees, protective screens, practice balls, batting cages and other practice equipment …

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Just keep at it


Eleven years ago my balance and mobility were better than good. My health was better than good. Ten years and seven months ago, I was a long way away from feeling anything remotely close to good about my balance and my mobility, or about my health at all. That was a drastic turn, and it […]

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nfl flag football tournament 1391923263 358629984 Coaching Resource of the Month — February 2014 + MOREAs strange as it may sound, when it comes to performance and health, many coaches can manage their cars better than they can manage their players.  Every time their car goes into the shop, a full history of diagnostic tests, odometer readings, scheduled maintenance recommendations and past problems are available from a few keystrokes of the service computer system…

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Coaching Resource of the Month — February 2014


Sportlyzer has researched the many available sport coaching software packages available. They developed a list with brief descriptions of the online and offline tools to plan & analyze training, manage athletes’ data and improve communication between coaches and athletes and others.
If you are seeking new ways to improve your coaching, check out this technology…

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