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WHICH COACH IS PERFERABLE:LAID-BACK OR ENERGETIC?

  Here we go….. Another “YOU MAKE THE CALL”! With all my days of coaching and “coaching” coaches, I have come across two extreme styles of coaching (actually a few more), but here I will focus on these two. I want you to let me know which one of these two coaches you would rather have your son or daughter ... Read More »

WHEN A SPECIL-NEEDS ATHLETE COLLIDES WITH MAINSTREAM RULES

It’s time for everyone’s favorite: YOU MAKE THE CALL!  You know the game; you read the scenario and write me back with your opinion. I will in turn tally up the results and let you know how everyone voted. Here is today’s’ question: Should a high school student with a learning disability be held to the same academic standards as ... Read More »

HOOPS REFS MISSED CALL, SO YOU MAKE IT

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HOOPS REFS MISSED CALL, SO YOU MAKE IT It’s time for another installment of “you make the call”. Recently I went to a high school basketball game, and I feel compelled to tell the story of what I witnessed and to get your feedback: It was early in the game when suddenly everyone in the stands started yelling, “Hey, ref, ... Read More »

YOU MADE THE CALL ON PROPER MECHANICS

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YOU MADE THE CALL AND THE RESULTS ARE IN… I presented you with this thought: if athletes like Tim Tebow (football), Craig Counsell (baseball), as well as others can make it to the professional level using unorthodox mechanics, should we just let our kids experiment and find what works best for them, or is it our responsibility to teach them ... Read More »

YOU BE THE JUDGE: CORRECT MECHANICS OR LET KIDS BE

YOU MAKE THE CALL! Here is a question that continues to create heated arguments around coaching corners. I’m presenting it to you for your feedback. Here is this week’s tough to answer question: Do you always teach the correct mechanics to kids, as they are young and learning the sport? Can you let them develop their own style that could ... Read More »

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