The summer is the best for training at your sport. No more school distractions will get in the way of becoming the best athlete you can be. However, the summer can be very distracting if you don't focus.
Quiz The Coach
Hey kids - got questions about fitness, gym class, injuries, pro athletes or anything else that's related to sports? Quiz the Coach - he's got answers to all your questions - on and off the field, court, rink and skate park!
Remember Kids: Coach gets a load of letters every day so it may take a while to reply to yours. Keep checking back for his reply, or watch for answered Coach questions that are similar to your own.
It's time to start talking basketball again! Wanna learn how to shoot the perfect jumper? Shooting a basketball and hitting nothing but net from the three point line is probably one of the most satisfying feelings in all sports.
Running a marathon... sound scary? Sound interesting? Sound challenging? Marathons take lots of training just to be able to finish one, but once you get there, your whole life will excel out of the rat race and into the challenges of champions.
Imagine yourself at the top of a 15-person pyramid, the whole school is watching and cheering, and the team scores from behind to win the big game… sound exciting? Well, let’s step it up and become the best cheerleader you can possibly be.
Baseball tryouts are coming up! Tryouts are tough, and you will probably feel a lot of pressure, but you want to do your best with all those coaches watching and evaluating the different aspects of your game.
Sports are getting faster, stronger and definitely more dangerous. With all that comes more injuries, especially concussions. If you're an athlete that plays any type of contact or fast sport, you need the low down on concussions.
There is a stigma that jocks don’t do well in schoolwork. They spend all their time on the playing field to get better at their sport, so why waste time studying. HOLD EVERYTHING! There are many connections between some school subjects and sports.
Question by Tairy: I love football and I try to play at recess but I never get picked so I am forced to play four-square with the girls. How am I supposed be picked?
Question by CaptainConfused: So, I am the captain of a JV girl's basketball team this year. The problem is that we don't bond very well as a team and I think it is affecting the way we play together when game time comes.
Question by Sidney Crozbey: How do you practice hockey in your room?
Question by Advice Needed: I cant play soccer until I pass this religious thing that is good for my life. I also want to play soccer, but I cant. How should I handle this? No soccer? Please help…
tiredofpain asks: So, I am one of those girls that plays everything and who everybody thinks is the super athlete. The problem is tough, I ALWAYS get hurt. I don't know how, and I try to prevent it, but it always ends up being inevitable.
stardom143 asks: "I am 13 years old and I am a female. I am quite thin and I need some advice on how to get abs in at least three weeks. Not just a flat stomach like I want it to show. Please help me."
riki asks: "OK, all the boys think that they are better at all sports than girls because they are the dominant sex. That doesn’t mean anything! I could outrun almost all of the boys at my school. Why do they think they are better?"
Hey Coach! I need help so I can be a better dribbler. I need drills and tips. Can you also send videos of them? It’s hard to play ball in South Dakota, especially in the same town where Mike Miller comes from. Its tough so please send me tips!