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Why Games Are Lost: Coaches Don’t Teach Shooting

Why Games Are Lost: Coaches Don’t Teach Shooting

     One of the most important skills in sports is the ability to shoot. Being able to hit those three-pointers and shots from the outside in basketball, or beating the goalie in soccer, lacrosse or hockey is what determines the outcomes in games. Some will argue that defense determines the outcomes but if you can’t [...]

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Evidence that Lacrosse Really is a Rich Kid’s Sport- InfoGraphic

As the following infographic clearly shows, lacrosse is still an elite sport played mostly by higher income families. In data collected from 2013, 48% of players come from families earning over $75,000/year. The second infographic shows that few lacrosse players come from households earning less than $25,000.

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Secrets to Better Practice Plans

Secrets to Better Practice Plans

     In my recent presentation to the Massachusetts PE teaches, the MAPHERD convention, I focused on how we can create better practice plans that actually taught instead of just keeping players busy. The great John Wooden said, “Never mistake activity for achievement.”      The problem that was addressed was the common scenario of [...]

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Basketball Game of the Week: St Pauls at Gilman

Kudda began its coverage of the basketball season here in Baltimore with coverage of St Pauls visiting Gilman. These two schools will be mixing it up this Spring on the lacrosse field.

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Basketball Coaches: The “Latin” of Coaching

Basketball Coaches: The “Latin” of Coaching

If you go to any bookstore’s Sports section, chances are that you will see a disproportionate number of coaching books written by basketball coaches. Seriously, check it out next time you’re in Barnes and Noble. So that got me thinking, “Why is that?” Do basketball coaches have a secret formula on great coaching? What is [...]

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