Monthly Archives: July 2006
Training and teaching Today I was at a local high school. There was a group of about 30 girls working out for a field hockey team. There were three coaches. Overall they were doing a good job. There was a … Continue reading
I was reading Yoga for Kids“>Yoga for Kids. Its not a bad book.Buy it.
Athletic Stance One of the most important skills an athlete should have is a good athletic stance, or ready stance. (If I was coaching a young team, I’d call it the “Tiger” stance or “Earthquake” stance…whatever the team mascot was. … Continue reading
Keep exercise fun Exercise should be a four letter word. No, not work. It should be “PLAY”. Then when you say to kids, “Hey, lets go play”, they’ll say yes! I learned this trick from a great swim instructor friend … Continue reading
Sportsmanship I just saw this in Yahoo Health News. I’m a little surprised in its location, but it certainly is true. Sportsmanship is a skill that needs to be taught to kids, just like dribbling, kicking a ball, or swimming. … Continue reading