Tag Archive: training


Coaching Leadership Part 2

One leadership challenge many coaches have is how to bring their team to the next level (good to great, etc.) of competition.  The coach needs to develop a path in which their efforts will guide their athletes to a closer realization of their athletic potential.  In team sports , this can be a difficult challenge …

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Sport Coaching Resource of the Month–October 2012

Continuing with my blogging on free online coaching education opportunities, October’s coaching resource of the month is the National Federation of High Schools aka NFHS. Found online at the NFHS Learning Center, NFHS’ Coaching Education offers a number of courses for free to any coach.  The free courses include: A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and …

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Sport Coaching Resource of the Month-September 2012

This month I am starting a new area to focus on with our monthly Sport Coaching Resource; free online coaching education and training.  I have four courses/sources identified so far.  If you know of one, please drop me a note or make a comment here. This month’s free coaching education online course comes to us …

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New Learn by Doing Throws Clinics – July 2012

The Institute for Sport Coaching, in collaboration with Acton-Boxborough Community Education, is offering a series of learn by doing clinics on the shot-put, discus and javelin this July in Acton. The clinics are for rookie and intermediate-level throwers, 12 yrs and older, and will emphasize technical development and overall training techniques.  Coaches are more than …

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April Coaching Resource of the Month

One strength and conditioning coach that I pay particular attention to is Vern Gambetta.  Vern is a well published and respected expert regarding the training of athletes.  One thing I really enjoy about Vern is his dedication to continual learning–he does not stop looking, researching and experimenting to find new ways to aid athletes. You …

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