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How Apple Pay Benefits Clients
Business Growth

5 Ways Apple Pay Will Benefit Your Clients

Apple Pay is a contactless payment method built into Apple devices and is designed to replace the need for physical credit and debit cards. Here are 5 reasons as to why you should allow clients to use Apple Pay at your sports and fitness business and give clients the best experience when making transactions with your business.

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Youth Sports Sponsorship
Business Growth

The Importance of Incident Reports in Sports and Fitness

Incidents and injuries happen in sports and fitness, and it’s important to have procedures in place for your employees to follow when situations arise. Having structured response guidelines allows your business to standardize the reaction to all incidents and maintain a high-level response related to customer safety.

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Leveraging Technology to Become a Better Coach

Technology continues to revolutionize every aspect of our daily lives and has bled its way into the sports industry — especially for coaches and trainers. Fortunately, the integration of technology provides a new lens on the advancement of coaching while greatly impacting the job from virtually every angle. This makes it imperative for coaches to learn how to leverage technology the right way to maximize efficiency, complete communication, improve athlete performance and optimize health standards for athletes nationwide.

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How Youth Sports Build Character

Youth sports have and will continue to play a huge role in the development of character traits like leadership, work ethic, being disciplined, and more. Giving kids an effective foundation for growth and development for future roles in adulthood is something that can be taught in youth sports.

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Alternatives to Participation Trophies in Sports

Recently, the topic of participation trophies, the physical trophy awarded to youth athletes for participating in their sports program, league or organization, has been a topic of divisive debate. So the question: Do you believe participants should receive a trophy for simply participating? There are defensible arguments on both sides, which I will highlight here. My answer, in case you wish to skip to the chase and not read the rest, is: Participation trophies are dependent on the core values behind the desire to award them, providing meaning to your definition of what participation, trophy, victory and success means. Before I spoil you with my core values and definitions, let’s outline the positive arguments on both sides.

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Top Best Basketball Drills
Client Empowerment

Tips on Giving Effective Athlete Evaluations

Performance evaluations and feedback are important in all aspects of life. In schools, students are graded on daily homework and weekly exams. In the workplace, there are continuous performance reviews. But with sports, there aren’t any legislative standards or financial metrics to be graded on, which has created a grey area on best practices and techniques on how to effectively provide constructive feedback to develop athletic skills. Here are some helpful tips and recommendations to help your athletes accelerate in their respective sports with encouraging athlete evaluations.

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Fitness staff empowerment
Client Empowerment

Why Athlete Evaluations Are Essential to Youth Sports Development

Sports are full of stories of successes and failures; that is how athletes progress. Their failures lead them to future successes, and this is where feedback comes into play. Feedback is essential in all aspects of life. Everyone who has been involved with sports understands the important lessons that come along with trainings, practices and games. Sports play such an integral role for young athletes because the lessons they learn in sports. The athlete evaluations and feedback they receive from coaches help them grow personally, academically

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