Tag: Effective Training

Practice Planning & Game Preparation (Making Strides Episode 1)

Welcome to theĀ online roundtable series Making Strides. Our debut episode brings together two winning high school football coaches to discuss practice planning and game preparation. Participants: Ryan Goddard, Head Football Coach, Pueblo South High School (Colorado) Jake Novotny, Head Football Coach, Fort Carson High School (Colorado) Hosts: Brian Vecchio, Stride Justin Armour, Stride Segments: “Take us through a typical week.” […]

Shift To Normal

Now’s the time to plan your shift to normal. State and local officials are ending COVID-19 restrictions in many areas across the country. Hard hit states in the Northeast, for example, are announcing a full reopening starting Memorial Day and sooner. Several athletic programs currently have to navigate shortened seasons. Fewer competitions are taking place. In many instances, tough restrictions […]

The Athlete’s Voice

Appreciating The Athlete’s Voice Picture yourself at the practice field, coaching. You’re leading an intensive cardio workout. Athletes sprint back and forth; quick bursts followed by longer ones. Faces show pain, determination, even fear. Others (most) are impassive. Some athletes shout, grunt, or urge each other on. After practice you catch a few people and ask how it went. You […]

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