Sports Skills

Each sport requires athletes to master specific skills—for example, shooting in basketball, footwork in soccer, batting in softball. Perfecting these skills requires learning the skill techniques and repeatedly performing drills to commit them to muscle memory. Learn the best skill-building techniques and drills from top coaches and athletes.

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Throwing Load Explained: How to Deload and Still Be Ready When the Season Begins

With COVID-19 delaying and canceling many baseball seasons, pitchers are finding themselves in limbo. Do they continue to throw as if the season is ha...

Sports Science on a Budget

Load management seems to be the misunderstood teenager of the sports science and performance world. At times it has been vilified to help pamper athle...

Simple Youth Baseball Drills for Infielders

Coaching baseball for young athletes can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but only if you know what you are doing. If you are unprepared, both t...

Soccer Dribbling Drills to Help You Beat More Defenders on the Pitch

Scoring goals is at the heart of "the beautiful game," but beating defenders in soccer is what makes the crowd rise up out of their seats. They're ...

Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams. Eleven of them threw shot put in high school. This is no me...