I usually don’t go to Super Bowl parties. In my experience, you really never get to watch the game – there’s too much chit-chat going on to concentrate. However, last night, I made an exception. My university women’s track team Continue reading Watching the Super Bowl With A Group of Girls
The most dangerous aspect of coaching is travel. School teams are frequently transported by van, often with the coach at the wheel. I’ve been that driver/coach dozens of times, and it can be risky business. Coaches experience an adrenaline crash Continue reading 15-Passenger Van Problems
I have heard many reasons for injury in my 25 years of coaching. Some were beauties, but I think the one I heard this week is the best ever. One of my sprinters has been nursing a sore hamstring. When Continue reading Injury Excuse Extraordinaire
One of the reasons I enjoy sport is that it puts people put into situations of great stress…we then get to observe how they handle the pressure. I experienced a great example of that this weekend, in the NFL playoff Continue reading The NFL is a Great Sport Psychology Lab
There’s a new innovation in ice hockey that the inventor believes will “revolutionize the game of hockey.” Called “Thermoblades” it’s a new type of hockey skate that uses rechargeable batteries and computer microprocessors to heat the skate blades. The result Continue reading Technological Advance in Hockey Skates…Why?
Completely by chance, I just read an article I wrote 10 years ago for PE Digest.com. The article dealt with my New Year’s resolutions from the year 1990, and how well I had performed. I am definitely a pitiful resolution-keeper Continue reading Report Card from 17 Years of Resolutions