Two-Ball Skills to Improve Hand-Eye Coordination

If you’re familiar with this blog, you have likely seen me discuss the importance of hand-eye coordination. As I’ve said before, there’s much more to training than strength and conditioning. You’ll be hard pressed to find many athletes who wouldn’t benefit from improved coordination. With that in mind, I’m a big believer in practicing simple […]

It’s Worth it, Even When Nothing is Guaranteed

If you’ve ever spent time training with me, it’s all but guaranteed that you have heard me preach about the importance of hard work and dedication. I talk about these qualities so often that I probably sound like a broken record. My ramblings about hard work and dedication aren’t by accident though. I don’t repeat […]

Inspiration from Helen Maroulis

Last month I watched Helen Maroulis become the first US woman to capture an Olympic gold medal in women’s freestyle wrestling. Maroulis pulled off an incredible upset by soundly defeating Japan’s Saori Yoshida. Yoshida arrived in Rio as the most decorated athlete in freestyle wrestling history. She had already won three Olympic gold medals and […]