Possibly the single best expression of a holistic, athlete-centered coaching philosophy, and arguably the most crucial part of the process, is developing an appropriate performance climate or culture.
While TBI prevention and risk-reduction science was still in its infancy, Guardian Caps realized that finding innovative ways of reducing the impact the head receives when hit would be one of the most critical components to preserving player health, and with it – this great game we all love.
As student- athletes begin returning for summer practice and as the impact of COVID-19 begins to relent with vaccines becoming more available, it will be important to keep a close eye on their mental health.
With COVID-19 receiving all of the attention over the past year, it’s easy for coaches to forget there’s a laundry list of nasty little bugs out there that can sideline individual student-athletes and entire football programs. Here’s how to look at MRSA and the outsized role it can play in overall student health and safety, and also how to address it.
Even if your players aren’t currently combine material, the following proven techniques for mastering position‐specific agility drills will help players hone their biomechanical movement efficiency, reduce the risk of injury and perform like never before.
In the ongoing war against the microscopic enemies at the gate, football coaches and equipment managers can deploy a deadly weapon: the ZONO Disinfecting and Sanitizing Cabinet.
At the high school level — where by rule, teams can use analytics software during the game to identify important inflection points that impact win probability — EdjVarsity is now the preeminent analytics platform available. Here’s why.
All coaches want a great culture, buy-in, strong leadership, respect for authority, and highly motivated athletes. But how will you go about maximizing each of these factors this season?
Do you consider yourself old school? New school? It doesn’t matter. Analytics are changing the way coaches think about in-game decision making and delivering countless opportunities to adjust and improve the odds of earning that win.
Evolutionary imperatives can prevent athletes from sprinting at top speed. Phil Campbell’s techniques help players find that next gear.
Heart rate variability training prepares coaches to individualize training plans by varying exercise intensity, duration, frequency and mode.
Coaches must not push too hard too fast to prevent mentally tough, yet deconditioned athletes, from putting themselves into dangerous situations.