Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MORE

Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MORE
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Young Athletes Who Suffer From Pregame Jitters Podcast

Pregame Jitters in Young Athletes Do your kids interpret pregame jitters as something is wrong with them before they compete? Often, the pregame jitters can help kids focus better and boost their energy just before a game. However, those butterflies and sweaty palms are more than just jitters; they.... More »
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10 Things You Will Miss When Your Child Stops Playing Sports + MORE

Playing sports brings you and your child many challenges–some good and some very very ugly. But when your kids are done playing sports–be it before or after college–there will be things you will miss because there’s nothing quite like watching your child grow, fail, overcome,.... More »

One Question That Will Help Your Child Compete Better

Are you looking for answers on how to help your child compete better? Maybe you’ve spent a lot of time and money teaching her skills, but she can’t seem to perform consistently. For young athletes, the mental toughness struggle is real. As the pressures of youth sports have increased ov.... More »

“How Do I Let Someone Else Take Over?” + MORE

A parent recently asked me: How do I let go? The million dollar question!        Related Stories5 Simple Steps to Your Child’s Youth Sports Success“How do I Keep My Child Interested in Her Sport?”New Coach, Teacher, Friends, School? 5 Steps to He.... More »
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When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one se.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1443540685 440569975 Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The FIFA 11+ warmup program results in reductions to all soccer related injuries by an incredible 30% to 70%
The program works for males and females, across multiple age groups
You must consistently use the program at least 2 times per week, all season
The head coach is in an excellent position to improve player health by requiring this warmup program

I listened recently to a presentation by Holly Silvers, one of the creators of the PEP warmup program for soccer that ultimately evolved into the FIFA 11+ program…

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Healthy child development is often a puzzle to parents and teachers alike. Like many young children, Johnny displayed some challenging behaviors. In kindergarten, he struggled to stay in his seat, and teachers constantly reprimanded him for not complying with simple instructions. At home, his parents often felt confused by his constant need for movement and his habit of jumping off couches and tables…

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New week, new you! To help shake off your case of the Mondays, we’re back with another Drill of the Week as we take a look at a tough conditioning challenge. For any athlete out there looking to improve their endurance, strength, and determination, then the Four Corner Circuit is a perfect fit…

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