Each spring kids look forward to the start of Little League, Pony and the all year long travel baseball each year and with that being said, we see an increase in elbow problems in young baseball players. A common elbow problem in these children is “Little League Elbow”.
Added by Joe Marino on March 29, 2012 at 12:59pm —
Sports channeling occurs when coaches and parents erroneously assume that because a kid has a specific skill set, attribute, or is of a particular race, then he or she must be best suited for a particular sport and/or position. You can learn more about Sports Channeling by checking out my blog… Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on March 28, 2012 at 1:41pm —
This week has seen the widest variety of content on the site so far and we think you are going to really like what we have coming over the next month. Without further ado...
Here is a breakdown of the most popular articles, videos, and downloads from this past week.
Added by Sam Nichols on March 27, 2012 at 7:21am —
It's pretty simple -- confidence plays a huge part in athletic success! This week I offer three simple tips that can help every athlete improve his or her athletic talents -… Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on March 26, 2012 at 12:41pm —
Well, do they? I am not talking about on-field performance level but rather in the gym. Here is what I’m referring too. In the past several weeks I’ve have some of my athletes tell me that they will be testing in their “max” lifts in the coming weeks. These tests are consisting of bench press, squats and power cleans. As I go around and observe some of the training that goes on in the schools I have visited, I’m completely blown away at the lack of technique as well as…
Added by Joe Marino on March 25, 2012 at 10:54pm —
Tips I give coaches to try
Added by Jack Perconte on March 25, 2012 at 11:41am —
If you had a chance to read my articles over the past year, you know by now that I am in the business of getting teams to hit at a championship level. Continue
I do not do this by creating videos and instructional packets. The special techniques that I use are way to powerful and simple to give the answers away that easy. Instead, I have teams have me come to their facility to train so I can personally ensure that every player on the team can hit to their…
Added by Mike Huber on March 23, 2012 at 9:43am —
Did you know that there are 2 types of aggression commonly seen in sports? Instrumental aggression is commonly seen in sports and viewed as healthy, while hostile aggression is designed to hurt players (and obviously viewed as unhealthy).
You can learn more about … Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on March 22, 2012 at 9:41am —
Here’s the set up for a screen drill to teach the swing (or some call it flare screen or crack screen) screen, the rocket screen, and the double screen.
One of the best ways to get several repetitions is to run the drill as part of a Team Take Off period. We usually have a Play of the Day and run it… Continue
Added by Rick Bouch on March 21, 2012 at 7:00pm —
The heavy hand of the absolutist National Collegiate Athletic Association thundered mightily on the evil deeds of one University of North Carolina football program banning the Tar Heels from the postseason for one year, reducing the number of scholarships available, and placing the program on its “double secret” three-years’ probation.… Continue
Added by Rick Bouch on March 21, 2012 at 4:53pm —
Athletes often prolong their sport slumps not because of a lack of athletic skills, but instead because of their denial regarding the true problem. In other words, rarely is it the equipment or bad weather that causes their slump, but instead a loss of confidence, poor focus, and lack of… Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on March 20, 2012 at 9:17am —
Added by Paul knight on March 19, 2012 at 10:36pm —
Added by Paul knight on March 19, 2012 at 10:28pm —
Added by Paul knight on March 19, 2012 at 10:18pm —
There are moments in your life that will define you. Chris Salvi experienced one of those moments as he, unlike Dan “Rudy” Ruettiger, was awarded a scholarship for his senior football season at Notre Dame.
Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced to the team at the conclusion of winter workouts that he was rewarding a walk-on for his positive representation of the football program and for being a guy that can contribute and help Notre Dame win.
Salvi, a senior safety from Lake… Continue
Added by Rick Bouch on March 19, 2012 at 8:00pm —
This week’s newsletter answers a lot of questions that have been sent to me recently. A review of science, tools, tips and more can be found here: http://t.co/wCyyaeXf
http://tinyurl.com/PredictedMaxHR ... For the past few weeks, since speaking at the University of Tennessee Strength Clinic, I have…
Added by Robert Taylor, Jr. on March 19, 2012 at 10:30am —
This week has been crazy here as I (Sam) have added a new member to my family (Levi Joseph - future linebacker) and we officially joined the Yardbarker.com blog network. Lots going on...
We also added four new authors that you will be getting to know over the next couple weeks.
Here is a breakdown of the most popular articles, videos, and downloads from this past week.… Continue
Added by Sam Nichols on March 18, 2012 at 7:33am —
With the growing number of problems in youth and interscholastic sports around boundary and hazing issues, a new DVD set was released this week - … Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on March 15, 2012 at 5:19pm —
If you are a coach and feel like you occasionally "lose" your team or feel you could use a few pointers to help you maximize your coaching abilities check out these 5 tips that can really… Continue
Added by Dr. Chris Stankovich on March 14, 2012 at 10:27am —
Making major discoveries that affect the way baseball is played is rare. There are a lot of gadgets and gimmicks that have helped the sport, but none so significantly than the following story. Continue
Team Hitting Specialist Mike "Hubie Magic" Huber is one inventor who has the reputation of getting teams to hit at least 50 pts over there normal team batting average and slugging percentage. Since this would be deemed as a significant discovery, we asked Mr. Huber what his secret is and how…
Added by Mike Huber on March 13, 2012 at 11:34am —