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Youth Sports

Coaching Youth Sports

Coaching Youth Sports

Playing youth sports is one of the most memorable and exciting experiences a student gets to enjoy during childhood. Youth sports can help build relationships with friends, develop a sense of self- confidence and encouragement, and acquire and learn important life lessons from competition and play. With all of the joys that come with participation

Captain's Meeting

A Surefire Way to Select Team Captains

One of the best parts of speaking at coaching conferences is meeting and learning from coaches. At Dan Tudor’s recruiting conference over the summer, I met two volleyball coaches from Gonzaga. As we chatted over dinner, they shared some valuable tips about selecting captains that they learned from Gonzaga Rowing coach, Glenn Putyrae. Deciding how

Triple Double Shooting

Triple-Double Combo Rhythm Perimeter Shooting

By Coach Rick Allison This is one of my favorite progressions for working rhythmic ball handling and shooting. It can accommodate multiple shooters (1-6) and gets them a lot of shots while moving to different spots. Emphasis is on quick handles and quick shot off the bounce with active feet and good vision. Settings: Location

Programax

FastDraw and Programax: The Ultimate Coaching Toolpack

You already know about FastDraw Play Diagramming Software, which helps you diagram and organize your plays quickly and easily (goodbye, paper napkins and yellow legal pads!). So how do you take something that is already great and make even better? By pairing it with something else that’s great in its own right, of course. Like

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