Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MORE

Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MORE
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SmartTeams Talk™: Chiropractor's Role In Concussion Testing and Treatment + MORE

A chiropractor's role in concussion testing and treatment is similar to that of a pediatrician, says Dallas-based chiropractor and strength and conditioning coach, Steve Horowtiz, D.C., CSCS, in that he or she needs to know about the importance of  core and neck strengthening and range of motion in.... More »

INNOVATIONS: Why Not Set National Benchmarks so that Athletes Can See How They Match Up?

In today’s column, I’m going to make a strong suggestion and try to make a case that perhaps there’s a better way to raise our kids in sports than what we’re currently doing. Now, admittedly, this is something of a radical approach. I’m the first to admit that. But the truth is…..... More »

WOC #11 Jon Gordon, Best Selling Author and Leadership Expert, on The Power of Positivity

Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. He is the author of 17 books includin.... More »

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PARENTS: Part II of Doug Abrams’ Experiences as a Youth Hockey Coach + MORE

 Using Email to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part 2) By Doug Abrams Part 1 of this three-part column urged community youth league coaches to consider using email to share observations and explanations with parents before, during, and after the season. The Part provided emails that I, as h.... More »
 Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MORE

A Life-Changing Tip for Smoothing Transitions so You can Actually Put the Groceries Away + MORE

We are thrilled to welcome Dayna Abraham to the blog!  Dayna is a long-time friend of Positive Parenting Solutions.  She offers helpful and practical advice for kids who have sensory processing differences and intense emotions. In celebration of her new book, we’ve asked Dayna to share her best .... 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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