6 Important Qualities of an Assistant Coach

Being a good assistant coach is about more than just knowing your X’s and O’s. Just because someone is knowledgeable about the game does not mean they are a good coach. We often focus on the important qualities of a Head Coach but neglect the fact that most successful Head Coaches have good quality Assistants on their coaching staff.

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5 Ways to Prioritize Exercise

How many times have you said or heard “I don’t work out because I don’t have enough time?” This is one of the main excuses I have, and I keep hearing from friends, family, or even myself to actually not go to the gym. In this blog, I am going to discuss how to find the right time to work out, either at the gym or at home, and how to challenge your clients to find some spare time during the day to spend it exercising.

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Coaching Using the Law of Process

The Law of Process says that nothing happens overnight. Instead, we must commit to a process to achieve our goals. If we know this to be true and obvious, why do so many of us continue to pursue instant gratification and the path of least resistance? We want results now, but often we aren’t willing to put in the hard work that is required.

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Running Equipment: The Essentials & Not-So-Essentials

Do I need this new GPS watch?  Will those shoes provide me with enough support?  Will these spandex fight against the ever-so-aggravating chaffing?  Would these racing flats boost me to a new PR? With so many new and improved gadgets, shoes, and apparel advertised daily, it’s hard to know what we truly need. Some items are worth the splurge, but some things you’d be better off saving your cash.

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3 Factors all PE Teachers Should Consider

PE teachers can impact the way children view physical education and can leave a lasting impact on that child’s life. When PE time is fun, interactive and educational, kids can develop important skills such as hand-eye coordination, proper movement skills and other important sport specific skills.

So what makes such a great PE Teacher? I’ve identified three key factors that will make your PE every child’s favorite class!  

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Building Bridges: Earn the Trust and Buy-In of Your Athletes

The great leaders in history were masters at moving people not just physically toward a common goal, but emotionally as well. How is it that these individuals were so convincing in their ability to persuade others? Some chose authoritative leadership, using fear and consequence to force action from their subjects. However, there are more advantageous ways to convince people to do what you charge them with, and like it too.

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