Ferocious, tenacious, aggressive, fierce, proud. These are the qualities we usually associate with our sports teams. As coaches, we want the very mention of our team’s name to strike fear into the hearts of opponents. We want them sitting in Continue reading Some Team Nicknames Aren’t Intimidating
The 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles were among the most financially successful in history. And they left a legacy of free resources for students, athletes and coaches, available from the LA84™ Foundation. Included in these resources are a number Continue reading Free Coaching Manuals from the LA84™ Foundation
Welcome back to school! If you’re looking for some inspiration, I’ve just found an incredible tennis video, produced by the New York Times Magazine. With the U.S. Open tennis championships just over, it’s very timely. Called “The Beauty of the Continue reading Tennis Video is Inspirational for Female Athletes in Every Sport
The World Cup is over and I’m still blown away by what players at that level can do with a soccer ball. But what happens when you combine soccer with Capoeira, the acrobatic martial art from Brazil? Take a look Continue reading You Don’t Need The Best Facilities to be the Best Athletes
100 Hurdles in Swim Fins There are a number of hybrid sports: the biathlon combines nordic skiing and shooting; the heptathlon combines seven track and field events; the triathlon combines swimming, cycling and running. So why not another hybrid – Continue reading A New Sport? The 100m Hurdles in Swim Fins
When it comes to physical education, it seems that Uganda is more advanced in its thinking than many North American school boards. Rather than firing PE teachers and cutting PE from school curricula, Uganda’s ministry for education has announced that Continue reading Can Physical Education Unite a War-Torn Country?