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Michael Watson
Newport Beach, CA, United States
I'm a youth sports coach - love to surf! Football, Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer and Swimming

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Basketball – Offense-shooting | How to become good free throw shooters… fundamentals, attitude and practice.

In shooting free throws, develop a ritual where you do it the same exact way every time. Position yourself on the line the same way every time. Bounce the ball the same number of times every time, and take a deep breath before shooting every time. This creates muscle and mind memory, and allows you…

Tennis – Conditioning | Tennis Fitness Drills for Kids

1. FLEXIBILITY The Value Of A Flexible And Mobile Athlete! Teaching young athletes how to prepare their bodies for performance is crucial for long term injury prevention and constant physical development.  After performing 100s of junior tennis fitness assessments, postural screens and flexibility assessments we have found most young athletes are falling short with their…

Golf – Short game | REMEMBER “TWO WORDS” FOR BETTER CHIP SHOTS

The name of this page is Gimme One Thing, but I’m going to give you two things to think about the next time your chipping issues flare up. Remember the words bottom and bounce. What do they mean and how do they apply to better chipping? When you think bottom, your focus should be on…

Soccer – Defense | Goalkeeper Drill: Basic Footwork Drill

Easily the most underrated part of goalkeeping is footwork. The very best goalkeepers in the world can move instinctively all over their box to always be in position for different shots and passes that come their way. This drill requires the goalkeeper and a partner. Place four cones in either in a box or rectangle…

Snow sports – Snowboarding | 8 important tips for the beginning snowboarder

1. Protective gear isn’t just about safety; it makes you learn faster. If you’re learning to ride as a young (school-age) kid and have a kid’s ability to naturally bounce off the ground and not get hurt, you can skip over this (except the helmet). But the #1 thing I tell adults learning to snowboard…

Fitness – Fitness | Kettlebell Exercises for a Stronger Back

I won’t even comment on the form on some of these exercises. That would take an article of itself. But the kettlebell exercise selection isn’t all that bad. My comments on each one. Swings – Depending on how you swing there will be some lat involvement and/or lower back. Once again this really depends if…

Basketball – Defense | Basketball Defensive Drills – 1 vs 1 off hand dribble

Description: Player A and player B stand behind the base line on each side of basket. Coach stands in corner of court (or to the side). Instructions: Coach rolls the ball towards center court slowly, waits a few seconds (usually until the ball passes 3 pt. line – depending on how much conditioning is needed)…

Soccer – Other | Providence Soccer Athletes: Recruiting Advice

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Soccer – Offense | Soccer Shooting Agility Drill

Setup: 1. Use 10-12 cones to create a channel ending near the penalty area. 2. At the top of the channel, use 4-5 cones to create a line angled towards the corner flag. 3. The coach stands at the end of the channel, nearest the goal, a couple yards inside the penalty area. 4. The shooting…

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Snow sports – Snowboarding | 8 important tips for the beginning snowboarder

1. Protective gear isn’t just about safety; it makes you learn faster. If you’re learning to ride as a young (school-age) kid and have a kid’s ability to naturally bounce off the ground and not get hurt, you can skip over this (except the helmet). But the #1 thing I tell adults learning to snowboard…

Basketball – Offense | 6 Fun & Competitive Basketball Team Shooting Drills

Individual shooting drills are great but whenever possible players who are looking to improve their shooting should try to participate in drills that involve two or more other players. This creates more of a game time atmosphere and allows players to practice the actual shots they will take during games. This article explains 6 basketball…

Football – Offense | East Palestine’s Sherry Named Wendy’s Heisman winner in Ohio

For his entire life, East Palestine’s Parker Sherry has been climbing. What started out as hay bails, trees, and hills that were being climbed turned into depth charts, record books, and now prospect stock. Sherry has a gratefulness about him that is very contagious, but don’t misinterpret his genuine love for the game of football…

Football – Defense | EVERYDAY LINEBACKER DRILLS YOU NEED TO BE USING

At Knox College, we run a 3-4 Defense with a slanting front. In the 3-4 system, it is imperative to have four coaches operating the different parts of the defense. During the last two years, we have utilized two coaches to work with both Inside and Outside Linebackers. Instead of separating the two units, we…

Fitness – Fitness | Here are eight tips to help you get ripped and stay muscular

Supplement With L-Carnitine. … Dump the Junk for Real. … Plan Ahead or Fall Behind. … Good Sleep Is The Key. … Consume More, Not Less, Protein. … Squeeze Intervals Into Your Workouts. … Don’t Overdo the Liquid Calories—Even Protein Shakes. … Shredding Can Be A Bumpy Ride: Hang On.

Football – Other | 7 MAJOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACHES EXPLAIN WHAT GOES INTO GAME WEEK

“They’ve got Ndamukong Suh and Jared Crick as their defensive tackles, and we’ve got kids that don’t belong in the Big 12 talent-wise. You sit around all week thinking, ‘Oh my god, how are we going to gain a yard? When your X isn’t as good as their O, that makes for late nights.” Herman…

ESports – General | What does it take to be a professional Overwatch coach?

Behind every Overwatch League and Contenders team, there are coaches and analysts making sure everything is running as smoothly as possible. From the dugouts at the Blizzard Arena to their private home offices, they scrutinize every play and take notes to bring to the next VOD review session. Away from the social media spotlight and…

Basketball – Offense-shooting | 7 Tips To Improve Your Shooting Mechanics

Are you ready to transform your shooting? Then you’ve first got to go back to the basics and focus on the mechanics of your shot. You can use these 7 basketball shooting tips to start shooting the rock even better: Keep Your Eyes On the Target Many players will focus on the flight of the…

Fitness – Fitness | The 100 Best Fitness Tips Build a powerful body and get in the greatest shape of your life

A great tip is an awesome thing. Whether it’s an undiscovered restaurant, a sleeper stock, or a Sure Thing in the late double at Pimlico, savvy inside info imbues a man with confidence. Control. Strength. Knowledge is power, baby. It’s also the secret to a powerful body, as you’re about to find out. In our…

Volleyball – Beach | Beach Volleyball Sand Workout

Workout Notes workout time most exercises will take 1:30-2:00 minutes ( with windsprint and rest ) 3x through 8 of these will be roughly 45min windsprints between each workout ( roughly ~10-15 seconds, full speed ) 30 seconds after each windsprint ( adjust accordingly to keep heart rate up ) beach vball court dimensions (…

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