If you are a part of youth sports from ages 5-15, ClubHouseGAS has new video each day that is either informative, instructional, newsworthy but always entertaining. The sports include baseball, football, softball, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, soccer and golf.
Furman University Head Baseball Coach and former manager in the Phillies organization tells us about mental toughness and the need for that skill in the game of baseball and other sports.
Little League Historian, Bill Bair discusses the history of Little League.
When a kid starts playing baseball, he knows nothing about the game. He doesn’t know the positions or how he found 1st base. He is just happy to play with his new
For the youth Football Coaches. Here are some videos about current NFL coaches and their philosophies. For any coach, this is a great way to learn a little bit from professionals who really understand the philosophy. If your team has been down in recent years, take a look at someone who coaches a team that has not been winning in recent years to get some insight into the way they are trying to change the culture. Find a coach whose professional situation relates to your youth teams situation....
The sudden deceleration, shifting in the knee, popping sound and screaming from the intense pain that immediately follows is becoming increasingly common among our young athletes. Those who have witnessed or suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are familiar with the pain, surgery and intense 6 to 8 month rehabilitation that accompanies the injury, not to mention the disappointment of ending a season. Nationwide, this will occur more than 500,000 times this year, and female athlete...
I’m seeing a flood of posts on youth football forums and even getting a few e-mails from youth football coaches complaining about “player agents” also known as parents. Most of these unhappy coaches are dealing with parents that have non-issues, have an agenda, are misinformed, don’t know much about the game of youth football or are just people that gain great pleasure from complaining. The 80/20 rule is more like 95/5 in youth football, 95 percent of the problems are caused by 5 percent of t...
TV newscasters love to run stories about out of control parents fighting at youth sporting events. Here is an example of a story
FOXBORO, Mass. - The New England Patriots Alumni Club (NEPAC), announced that more than a dozen former Patriots players are gearing up to host a "Football for You" youth clinic in Worcester on Saturday, May 29 from 12:30-5:00 p.m.
Here is a resource for Author Fred Bowden, whose books on sports are great for young athletes. The books are inspiring as well as informative. They should serve to help your son or daughter, or the players you coach in such a way as to teach them the importance of teamwork, competition and dedication. Enjoy.
A short video on defensive techniques, taught by the great Vince Lombardi.
There is a wonderful site that just launched with the youth sports community in mind. The site is http://YouthSportTravel.com , a collaboration of youth sports coaches and a major online travel brand. They offer arguably the best prices on hotel and motel rooms anywhere. For proof, I tested a number of locations with www.hotel.com, Expedia and Travelocity in comparison with YouthSportTravel and in each case; YouthSportTravel was equal to or cheaper than the competition. But this is not all th...
Youth football coach Dan King discusses the "double-wing" offensive formations for youth football.
Noted high school coach and former University of North Carolina player, Jim Buczek discusses effective drills for lacrosse.
Coach Mickey Lay discusses the road to the Little League World Series and offers advice for coaches traveling that road.
Lamar University Ladies soccer coach, Dewi Hardman discusses the effect of Title IX on girls sports.
Game management for coaches discussion head coach of Whitefield Academy Football and former Ole Miss player, Jimmy Fields.
Former NL MVP and Atlanta Braves hitting coach, Terry Pendleton discusses the funamentals of hitting.