Archive for July 28th, 2010

The Value of Coaches

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

I read a great article today called “Coaches Are Undervalued, But Powerful“.  Paul Chapman, the author, discusses the importance of coaches and of sports in general in the lives of young people.  If you are a coach, read it so that you can remember why you got into coaching.  If you are a parent, read it so that you realize what a profound effect that these men and women can have in the lives of your children.  (more…)

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Suggested Reading

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Here’s a post from Sports Upgrade about safe training program design for adolescents.  It really applies to everyone so give it a read.

Using Common Sense

In the June issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America, there is an article on “Resistance Training for Adolescents“.  The authors make two points that I feel are imporant:   (continue)

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