4 Ways to Run a 200M Dash

4 ways to run a 200m Dash A 200 meter dash is a test of speed and endurance that requires an all out sprint for the duration of the race. It’s a balance between power and finesse, so it demands plenty of practice, ability, and technique. Making sure your form is on point is key…

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS : SAFETY AND GROWTH

Most weightlifting coaches and most participants (athletes, official, or club directors) have to debunk myths or beliefs about the great sport of weightlifting. While there are many beliefs that can find roots in the history, most negative – but popular- beliefs often rely on hear say, a misunderstanding of the sport of weightlifting, or anecdotal evidences.…

Coaching Abuse

Coaching Abuse “Coaching ABUSE: The dirty, not-so-little secret in sports” IN THIS ISSUE:  “Coaching ABUSE: The dirty, not-so-little secret in sports” What is wrong with a society that places so much importance on winning in sports that it blatantly neglects the needs and well being of the child-athletes that it’s charged with educating and protecting?…

Plyometric Phases

Speed and strength are integral components of fitness found in varying degrees in virtually all athletic movements. Simply put the combination of speed and strength is power. For many years, coaches and athletes have sought to improve power in order to enhance performance. Throughout this century and no doubt long before, jumping, bounding and hopping…