Study highlights pressure kids face in youth sports

A new study examining youth sports takes a close look at the pressure kids face and how it contributes to declining participation. Yellowbrick in ... READ MORE »

Iowa State coach warns recruits about profane tweets

A coach with Iowa State's football program is warning recruits to watch what they say on social media. DK McDonald, the team's defensive backs coa... READ MORE »

11 myths about free-throw shooting

College teams average about 68 percent, and professional players are all the way up to a whopping 72 percent. That means that there is only about a... READ MORE »

Creating the master practice plan

How a structured, organized blueprint can improve team performance Few things are more important than planning an effective practice session. Legend... READ MORE »

Halftime adjustments to spark your team

Rarely do you find a basketball game that plays exactly the same from the first half to the second. Teams go into the locker room at halftime, and mak... READ MORE »

Overcoming the wall: Beating obstacles to high performance

It's frustrating for athletes when they're running on fumes, feeling like they have nothing more to give and that no matter what they do there is noth... READ MORE »

Get your team ready for the stretch run

Winning Hoops asked some of basketball's best coaching minds to offer their game-tested tips for finishing the season strong. Here's what they had to ... READ MORE »

Leaving your coaching mark on the team

If you're like most coaches, you either dream of the chance to build your own program, have already had that opportunity, or are in the process of suc... READ MORE »

Motivational strategies must go beyond words

There's a scene from the movie "Remember the Titans" where coach Herman Boone, played by Denzel Washington, leads his team on a grueling morning run. ... READ MORE »

Building a positive team atmosphere

Here are nine necessities for all coaches who want to develop a positive atmosphere within their teams. 1. Foster a family environment. The ultimat... READ MORE »

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