High School Baseball Pitch Count Rule to Go Into Effect Spring 2017

The National Federation of State High Schools Association recently passed the following rules for the upcoming spring 2017 baseball season.  Coaches are now required to follow pitching guidelines based on the number of pitches thrown during a game rather than the number of innings pitched and a specific period of rest days dependent upon these… Read More High School Baseball Pitch Count Rule to Go Into Effect Spring 2017

Coach what is it you can learn from doing fitness? Don’t you just run as fast as you can and give 100%?

I had a few kids at tennis camp today ask me this question “Well coach what is it you can learn from doing fitness? Don’t you just run as fast as you can and give 100%? I found this to be an interesting opportunity to educate the group through a demonstration of someone jogging down… Read More Coach what is it you can learn from doing fitness? Don’t you just run as fast as you can and give 100%?

The Importance of Asking Yourself “WHY” as a Coach

I had an opportunity a few weeks ago to attend a tennis conference for the USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) and was fortunate enough to listen to some great speakers.  Each speaker touched on various aspects of coaching tennis and I think the underlying theme was understand the why behind everything we do.  This… Read More The Importance of Asking Yourself “WHY” as a Coach

Are you putting yourself into a position to win?

Are you putting yourself into a position to win? By Kristopher S. Shumway, M.Sc., NASM-PES, iTPA-CTPS, USPTA-Elite Professional Tennis is a game of tenths and hundredths of seconds in which a player must anticipate, interpret, move, prepare, balance, choose a shot, recover and then repeat again and again throughout the entirety of a match or… Read More Are you putting yourself into a position to win?