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Make sure your team is having fun while learning the right techniques and developing their skills with some of SportsEngine's favorite practice drills and activities.

Soccer Coaches, Players Are Changing the Game

By Travis Barrett, 09/25/2018, 12:00pm CDT

“Kids have been exposed to more and more soccer, and they’re digesting it and understanding it.” 

Don’t Snowplow Against the Water — Get Your Midsection Up

By Abbie Fish, Ritter Sports Performance 09/25/2018, 12:00pm CDT

What all these drills have in common is they force swimmers to manipulate their body to keep their midsection and thighs at the surface and avoid getting into a snowplow position.

Why Power is a Great Way to Stop the Blitz

By Youth Football Online 09/20/2018, 12:00pm CDT

When the offensive line can effectively block down and take any blitzing linebackers and sweep them up into the wall they turn a defensive blitz into an advantage for the offense. 

The Eagles have a four-wheeled cart they load up with free weights for players to push and run behind for some intense conditioning. 

Volleyball Tip of the Week: At Home Fitness for All Volleyball Players

By Junior Volleyball Association 09/13/2018, 10:30pm CDT

Take5 powered by JVA is a weekly series that shares short videos with exercises that athletes can perform anywhere to achieve overall volleyball fitness. 

Practice Tackling With the Sideline Drill

By Youth Football Online 09/13/2018, 12:00pm CDT

By changing up who gets the ball this tackling drill is easy to make fun. As a coach it’s important to show players that they can have fun while still working on the essentials of the drill and working their fundamentals. 

Top Three Plays That Beat the Blitz

By Youth Football Online 09/12/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Rocket Sweep is blocked the same way as Jet, but the only difference is that the motion is into the backfield and the ball is tossed out to the motioning back.

Simple and Effective Cone Drills

By Kamal Walker, CoachUp Nation 09/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Remember to always lower your center of gravity before you decelerate or accelerate, especially when changing direction. 

Ideal Characteristics of a Linebacker

By Youth Football Online 09/07/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Leadership can come from different places, but the team will normally look to the linebackers first so it’s important they have some ability to lead the team.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Beginner Serving Steps

By Junior Volleyball Association 09/06/2018, 9:00pm CDT

KIVA based in Louisville, Kentucky, shares four common bad habits in serving and drills to change the bad habits into good habits.

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