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The Mentality of the Max

By Aaron Mehl
Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

Everyone has an opinion on how testing should be done in regards to their athletes. If you ask ten coaches how they test their athletes you could very well get ten different answers. Which method is the safest? Which method best relates to athletic performance? The answer may be much more complex than you think...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Athletic Coaches

By Joe Rice Contributor, Sports & Fitness Network Many of us have created a few New Year's Resolution to improve ourselves personally. Usually these include something about losing weight or exercising more and will last for a few weeks (for me they lasted a few hours). However, we should also take a few moments and consider some ways to improve our coaching career. Here are a few ideas to help us become better coaches.
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Your Administrative Game Plan

By Dr. Steve Juaire Contributor, Sports & Fitness Network We have all read accounts of coaches losing control of their teams. Often, this occurs during a heated confrontation in a game. Players lose control, make poor choices, and they and the team ultimately suffer consequences, sometimes very serious consequences.
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Are Travel Baseball Teams the Answer?

By Dr. Bret Simmermacher Contributor, Sport and Fitness Network Parents spend thousands of dollars to make sure their son becomes a part of one of these teams. They travel near and far to watch them play, pay for uniform costs, pay for nights in hotels, in the hopes of obtaining a baseball scholarship to help with the cost of their education. So I have to ask the question, is all of this really necessary?
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Embracing Technology as an Athletic Coach

By Brian Freeland Contributor, Sports & Fitness Network The importance of understanding how to use technology as an athletic coach becomes more apparent as technology continues to evolve and advance within our culture. Today’s generation of young athletes are entrenched with technology from mobile devices to the latest in electronic gaming and communication. Although excessive usage of technology in today’s culture can incur negative sentiments throughout the public; the reality is usage of new technology is only going to increase across society and the value of embracing technology will heighten.
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Communication Rules for Athletic Coaches

By Brian Freeland Contributor, Sports & Fitness Network Athletic coaches at the youth, middle school, and high school levels must be able to effectively communicate with their players and parents to maximize success. To help coaches improve their ability to communicate effectively, I would like to share 5 communication rules...
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