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Steph Curry at Liberty University

Steph Curry at Liberty University
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Tom Herman’s humble beginnings.

Tom Herman’s humble beginnings.

Tom Herman got paid $5,000 and a meal plan for his first coaching job at Texas Lutheran. http://es.pn/2fKxqSy

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A good note for coaches to consider too. How are you investing in your future? Lions’ Glover Quin lives on 30 percent of take-home pay.

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KWCA Clinc Notes

KWCA Clinc Notes

To view my presentation from the 2016 Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association Conference click Here

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Abe: Common Double Leg Mistakes

Abe: Common Double Leg Mistakes
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Strength Training for Wrestling with Iowa

Strength Training for Wrestling with Iowa

One of the key changes in sports over the last few decades has been the advances in strength and conditioning. The Iowa Wrestling Blog gave us some insight into how the Hawkeyes are getting the job done with Travis Rutt as their strength coach. Wrestling is very unique in that the goal is not put…

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Lane Kiffin’s Coaching philosophy

Lane Kiffin’s Coaching philosophy

Lane Kiffin was in a lot of ways a wonder kid. He rose to be an NFL head coach faster than anyone, then went to Tennessee, before bolting for USC. He was confident and excited and he rubbed some people the wrong way. He worked hard and jumped at opportunities and had an attractive wife,…

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50 Tips on being an effective assistant coach

Coaching is a form of teaching and working in an organization. I saw a pretty solid list of tips for assistant coached and was amazed at how many of the tips related to communications. “Coach using the 8 “Cs” of coaching – composure, clarity, communication, certainty, confidence, compassion, creativity and calm.” After my years as an assistant, I thought…

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Attitude, Attitude, Attitude – Greg Urbas

Attitude, Attitude, Attitude – Greg Urbas

“The problem with society is that not enough people want to be great.” – Howard Ferguson Hall of Fame coach and leader of one of the greatest dynasties in sports talks about what is important at St. Eds and why they are so good at preparing athletes for life. Watch more videos on FloWrestling

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Mark Schultz Front Headlock to Trapped Arm Gut Wrench

Mark Schultz Front Headlock to Trapped Arm Gut Wrench

Much has been made of Mark Schultz lately, there are three movies out in the last few years one as a major motion picture, one from Flowrestling and one on Netflix. With that it has become easy to forget just how good Mark was and how much he sacrificed for his greatness. In this clip…

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Cael Sanderson: Knee Pull Inside Single

Cael Sanderson: Knee Pull Inside Single
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Teaching and Coaching Philosophy – Gary Pinkel

Teaching and Coaching Philosophy – Gary Pinkel

From the recently retired and very succesful Gary Pinkel. He built Mizzou into one of the strongest programs in college sports. The University of Missouri Coaching and Teaching Responsobility and Philosophy Let Your Players Know That You Care About Them! Trust is earned, Not Guaranteed. Communication is the most important thing between you and your…

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Izzo: We’re creating a system where kid’s can’t handle adversity

Izzo: We’re creating a system where kid’s can’t handle adversity

“We’re creating a system that we’re never teaching a kid how to fight through (tough times). There’s a lot of kids who should transfer for the right reasons. But 3/4 of the kids are transferring because they didn’t get enough shots, didn’t get enough ball, didn’t do this or that. We’re helping create a society…

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Tom Thomas on the Coaching Job Search

Tom Thomas on the Coaching Job Search

Finding a job in coaching is not very different than other professions, you network, you apply and you follow up. Tom Thomas of the executive search firm Cardinal Advisors shared his thoughts with the American Football Coaches Association in a two minute warning podcast a few years back. Here are his notes. You can listen…

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Business Lessons from Amazon

Business Lessons from Amazon

Amazon is close to being valued at 3 BILLION dollars. Not bad for a relatively young company! As they approach that milestone their famously fickle CEO, Jeff Bezos shared 5 pieces of advice. These are relevant to almost any organization and if you are looking at your team culture, taking a look at how hard…

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Jim Harbaugh is changing recruiting by having fun and not caring

Jim Harbaugh is changing recruiting by having fun and not caring

Jim Harbaugh is an excellent coach and maybe even a better recruiter and promoter of his team. So many coaches make home visits, do camps, and make calls but none of them are able to maximize any exposure as well as Harbaugh. Nick Saban and Urban Myer may dance but Harbaugh will sleep over at…

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Tom Izzo: the importance of a player coached team

Tom Izzo: the importance of a player coached team

Leadership is a lot like ownership. If you care about your possesions you will want to keep them nice and maybe even upgrade them. Before the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament some of Wisconsin’s players ran into Tom Izzo on a day off before the first round in St Louis. Nigel Hayes asked Izzo what…

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Book Summary: Leadership Team Coaching

Book Summary: Leadership Team Coaching

Leadership Team Coaching Hawkins en 16839 by Theresa Russell

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Nick Saban:: You Don’t Have a Lot of Choices if You Want to be Great

Nick Saban:: You Don’t Have a Lot of Choices if You Want to be Great

Nick Saban has released several players from his team at Alabama this off season. As a coach, I know this is part of managing a team. You cannot let the actions of a few infect the good work of others. It comes down to choices. “But the fact of the matter is, is if you…

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Gregg Popovich: On the Spurs Philosophy: Athlete, Coach, Relationships and Leadership

Gregg Popovich: On the Spurs Philosophy: Athlete, Coach, Relationships and Leadership

Instead of telling your team six things, PICK SOMETHING and figure it out. Popovich has no specific goals for the team. He never talks about winning the conference or NBA title. He wants to engrane in his athletes that the joy is in the process. The goal is to be the healthiest and best prepared…

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Build – From the Michigan Football Clinic

Build it the way you believe in. Not what you think someone else wants. They’ll run you out either way – John Harbaugh  

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