Author: Brad

Dealing with Difficult Parents: 5 Things Youth Sports Coaches Need to Know

  Coaching youth sports is both exciting and rewarding. While teaching young athletes about the sport they love, youth sports coaches also have the opportunity to instill important values and traits in their players—values...

A Mental Tune-Up

  Just like a car that needs the occasional engine tune-up so it runs efficiently and smoothly, an athlete needs a mental tune-up to play with greater concentration, composure and confidence. To only focus...

Flip The Switch

“Mistakes must become part of the learning process. When you consider the mistakes you have made in your life, there is always a potential for learning. Bad performances can lead to good performances, or...

3 Simple Tips to Nailing It!

“You’ve got to be 100% there. If you’re only slightly not there on a big mountain, it can cause you to fail or get in trouble” –Ed Viesters:  No Shortcuts To The Top  ...

Get A GROWTH Mindset

  Over a century ago, legendary psychologist and philosopher William James said, “the greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” Certainly, there are...

Coordination Exercises

6 Coordination Exercises for Athletes

Coordination Exercises: There are no short cuts It doesn’t happen overnight, it takes constant practice and dedication.  The biggest mistake athletes make is lack of patience. They are naive to think that athletic ability...

Coordination Drills

10 Plyometric Coordination Drills

The following video, 10 Plyometric Coordination Drills, comes from the Athletic Continuum eBook. The 5 step continuum is a Powerful way to understand how athletes learn to become athletes. As you well know, athleticism is...

CIF State Cross Country

2016 CIF State Cross Country Championships

The 30th annual CIF State Cross Country Championships were held Nov. 26 at Woodward Park in Fresno. The event did not disappoint the over 10,000 spectators with impressive times and exciting finishes as 4...

Quarterback Training Videos

Quarterback training videos that teach skills, drills, techniques and mentality. YouTube playlist with 21 short Quarterback videos

Put Your Soul Into It

  Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian in history and arguably the greatest athlete ever. Michael’s coach, Bob Bowman, has a philosophy that is rather simple: We do the things other people can’t or won’t,...