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Alternatives to Participation Trophies in Sports

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

Tips on Giving Effective Athlete Evaluations

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,

Tips to Improve Soccer Coach Communication

Tips to Improve Soccer Coach Communication

Coaching soccer, particularly at the youth level, can be a very fulfilling role. It requires strong communication skills and a real love for the game. When coaches can effectively communicate with their athletes, players work as a team and have fun doing so, which usually

Top Basketball Drills and Resources

Top Basketball Drills and Resources

From rebounds and free-throws, to footwork and passing, basketball drills for coaches are endless! We’ve compiled a list of some of the top sites and drills that will help basketball academies take training to the next level. You’ve probably used a lot of the same