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Keep your team organized and your kids engaged all season long with the latest coaching tips, drills and routines.

The Power of the Paper Plate Award

By Kilee Goetz, Junior Volleyball Association 02/20/2018, 12:00pm CST

Coaches hope to never miss an athlete doing something correctly, and the paper plate award takes that concept to a whole new level of power.

It is proposed that children are praised for effort and for specific achievements that are clearly linked to hard work, rather than for ability.

Something to Believe In

By Beth Mahr, US LaCrosse 02/19/2018, 12:00pm CST

Through the tough times in Larry’s life - homelessness, pressures on the streets and loss - lacrosse has been there and led him towards better things. 

Three Steps to Take When Hosting a New Event

By Junior Volleyball Association 02/15/2018, 12:00pm CST

It takes a great deal of behind the scenes work to pull off an event. It's important to make sure you have the support staff in place in advance.

I also stress to my teams and staff the importance of being a good host and handling ourselves well. If people come and don't have a good experience they won't come back.

Improve Your Hockey Speed with this Exercise

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 02/06/2018, 12:00pm CST

Take yourself from an externally, heavy loaded movement and then follow suit with a totally unloaded, body weight movement.

Clinics Emphasize the Skills of Proper Body-Checking

By Stephen Kerr, USA Hockey 02/01/2018, 12:00pm CST

Having the players understand that critical difference that everything they’re doing, the way they control their body, the way they use their stick, and the way they can actually gain possession of the puck translates into a smarter hockey player

Club Directors Share Ways to Overcome Parent Challenges

By Sean Jensen 01/16/2018, 12:15pm CST

Be honest, don't make promises and set clear expectations

As volleyball becomes more and more popular, the scholarships and stakes increase — and parents struggle to cope with the pressures.

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