August 24, 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream… Do You?

“I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still… [more]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream… Do You? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream... Do You?

The Battle Against Self

In between playoff games this weekend I saw the movie Black Swan. It is about a ballerina (Nina) in a… [more]

The Battle Against Self The Battle Against Self

Why do athletes stop training after an injury?

Injuries may keep you off the field, but they shouldn't keep you from training...

Why do athletes stop training after an injury? Why do athletes stop training after an injury?

“You will never be good enough…”

Last night as I was coaching a group of fairly advanced kids that have been in our program for 5 or 6… [more]

“You will never be good enough…” “You will never be good enough…”
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Setting the Charge, Ignition and the Launch of Skill Development…

What motivated you to become what you are today? What ignited your passion? Who mentored you as a young player and why did you choose to follow them? Developing elite level skill takes more than just God given talent and/or great genetics. To truly develop skill to it’s fullest potential the following things must fall … Read More >

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Quote of the Day: “You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.” Homer Rice Nutrition: Choosing food over supplements In the distinctions between foods and supplements, the latter seems to be the first place that student-athletes look in … Read More >

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2-3-11

Quote of the Day: “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” Tommy Lasorda Nutrition: Proper nutrition should be part of training young athletes. Teaching young athletes about good nutrition should be as important as teaching them the skills of the game. “Sometimes coaches and parents overlook this important part … Read More >

Break tackle

1-26-11

Quote of the Day: “I have failed over and over in my life and that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan Nutrition: FAT The simplest way to think of fat is as stored energy. Fat contains 9 kcal/g and should make up 20% of our daily caloric intake. Athletes that consume this amount of fat … Read More >

GVSU football

1-25-11

Quote of the Day: “When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” Estee Lauder Nutrition: As an athlete, there are many times when you need to eat something quickly – less than ten minutes – and fast food is your only option. … Read More >

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1-21-11

Quote of the Day: “No one can go back and make a brand new start. Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” Unknown Nutrition: There are very few supplements on the market that have scientific research proving that they work. Supplement companies are allowed to claim almost anything they want without … Read More >

Catch FB

1-20-11

Quote of the Day: “Enthusiasm is just a state of mind…an emotion…which you control. By control, I mean you can create it. If you want to be enthusiastic right now, this very second, you can create it. To start, just think about the work or service you like to do best. Can you feel a … Read More >

FB Run

1-19-11

Quote of the Day: “Before you achieve anything in reality, you must achieved it in your mind.” Anonymous Nutrition: Water Water makes up 60% of your bodyweight. The highest concentration of water can be found in the muscle. Thirst is usually what causes people to replace the fluids in their body. This is triggered when, … Read More >