Dean Medeiros

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Don't fear failure: Why quitting gymnastics taught me the true meaning of success

For much of her adolescence, Michelle Kaeser dreamed of Olympic glory. She never made it. For most of us, our dreams exceed our limitations, and our ambitions lie far beyond our capabilities. In a society that is obsessed with success, how do we come to terms with failure?<p>There's a moment just …

Serena Williams

How Kids’ Sports Became a $15 Billion Industry

Joey Erace knocks pitch after pitch into the netting of his $15,000 backyard batting cage, the pings from his metal bat filling the air in the south …

Drills for Basketball: One-on-One-on-One Toughness Drill

Sports Coaching

Cook this: Caramelized and juicy spice-grilled pineapple with smoky whipped cream

<i>Our cookbook of the week is Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades—Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too by master griller Steven Raichlen. We’ll feature</i> …

The temptation and risk of being a one-sport, year-round athlete

Volleyball coach Jay Mooney believes he is fighting the good fight against sport specialization, which is limiting opportunity and athletic function …

And the financial award goes to … those who apply, apply, apply

When hunting for ways to finance his education, Newton Zheng leaves no stone unturned. In Grade 12, he applied for 33 scholarships, bursaries and other awards.<p>He won and accepted 13 totalling $19,200, mostly covering books and pricey tuition at the Smith School of Business at Queen's …

Drew Hanlen Basketball Drills for Team Shooting and Toughness

Blog<p>Drew Hanlen Basketball Drills for Team Shooting and Toughness<p>Apr 28, 2016<p>No Comments<p>7,643 Views<p>Blog<p>NBA skills coach Drew Hanlen presented …

Bounce Closeout Basketball 1-on-1 Drill

Sports Coaching

Bodyweight Leg Circuit for Basketball Part 2 (with Pat the Roc)


An Inside Look at Duke's Ball-Screen Defense

Men's Basketball<p>Feb 02 2018<p>The Duke Basketball Report Presented by Vivid...<p>Women's Basketball<p>Feb 02 2018<p>WBB: Cinematic Recap - Georgia Tech<p>Women's …

New Jersey

Here is how we coach our competitive drills - Chose what & then hold players accountable to doing those things

Are parents ruining youth sports? Fewer kids play amid pressure.

The number of children playing team sports is falling, with experts blaming a parent-driven focus on elite travel clubs, specialization in one sport and pursuit of scholarships for hurting the country’s youth sports leagues.<p>Baseball, basketball, softball, soccer and touch football — long staples of …

Puerto Rico

BOB Ricky (Fake Handoff Read)


Hyperspecialization Is Ruining Youth Sports—And the Kids Who Play Them — ProPublica

<i>Editor's Note: This op-ed was co-published with The New York Times. It is not subject to our Creative Commons license.</i><p>The national furor over …

American Horror Story: Youth Sports

<b>The kids are alright. Their parents are an entirely different story.</b><p><b>(REMEMBER TO LOG IN AND RECOMMEND THIS STORY)</b><p>St. Laurence High School (IL) boys’ …

Cincinnati Bengals

Basketball Drills: The Close Out


Developing young guards

Blog<p>A Summary of Developing Young Guards by Arik Shivek<p>Apr 30, 2015<p>No Comments<p>3,421 Views<p>Blog<p>Here is my summary of Coach Shivek’s video with the best …

Pick and Roll Scoring With Sophia Young - San Antonio Basketball Camp

Tiger Woods


Sign In<p>Or sign in with<p>Hammer - FastModel Sports<p>About This Play/Drill<p>Is this how hammer is supposed to go? Check out this play "Hammer " I created …

San Antonio Spurs 2014

6 Footwork Progressions For Elite Defenders

As we all know, the ability to play defense is what often separates the good players from the great players.... the winners.<p>Whether you're an …

Developing Players' Decision Making

Blog<p>A Summary of Developing Players’ Decision Making by Allison McNeill<p>Apr 06, 2015<p>No Comments<p>7,283 Views<p>Blog<p>“The best thing a human being can do is …

Basketball Immersion

Exclusive video release for our Basketball Immersion social media followers! This is a taste of what is to come. Please share on your facebook page …

How to Be Basketball Fast


Six tips that can help you minimize your student debt

Our youngest son decided that he wanted to earn some money. Like a true entrepreneur, he started his own business: He sold golf balls at a public beach near our cottage. "Dad, this business is amazing! I sold 55 golf balls, and I made $53. The kid next door still owes me two dollars."<p>What he didn't …

The real reason why our kids quit sport

Also according to the National Alliance for Sports, these kids will never play those sports again. Never.<p>Pass another doughnut and plonk them down at …