Unsure what college major to pursue? Here's a cool way to see what you might like. The Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality inventory tool used to determine one's personality on four scales: extraversion (E) vs. introversion (I), sensing (S) vs. intuition (I), thinking (T) vs. feeling (F), judging (J) vs. perceiving (P). Often used in professional settings, there is some controversy on it's scientific validity. That said, [...]
Injuries pose a threat to the athletic careers of many collegiate athletes.According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, 70% of athletes claim to play or played with an injury in college.High school athletes with the dream of playing collegiate sports should be mindful of the above statistic. It can provide perspective that allows them to make better informed decisions. Knowing what to focus on when considering [...]
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"It's like Facebook for college recruiting." WHAT TO EXPECT In [sports] and in business, there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened. TOMMY LASORDA HALL OF FAME BASEBALL PLAYER AND MANAGER Several years ago, the online recruiting profile changed the way collegiate recruiting was done. Millions of high school athletes signed up for [...]
Hi Local Member, Your competitive Spike-Fest season finishes in May, but your training continues! SoCal Team Members get free Summer Maintenance training into August. This training maintains volleyball conditioning, all-around skills, and prepares players for school tryouts and SoCal Fall Ball. In these weekly clinics, players train with athletes similar in age and skill level with fast-paced and high-energy games. Here is what your schedule looks like: May: After [...]
For generations, children have spent their summers at day and sleepaway camps, trying new activities such as swimming, hiking, and various sports. But what many families may not realize is that camp provides children with different opportunities to develop important life skills that are difficult to achieve in any other environment. Below are just a few of the many benefits your children will gain from the summer [...]
A few years ago, I sat in the bleachers at an exciting sporting event. Neither team could establish and hold the lead. The crowd was crazy; yelling at the umpires, screaming for their team and berating the other team’s players and coaches. In the bottom of the last inning, the score was tied. The home team had the bases loaded, two outs and the cleanup hitter was [...]
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The College of Sports Medicine has several recommendations on what to eat for three different competition scenarios: Morning events, afternoon events, and evening events: Morning Competition If you have a morning event, your dinner the night before becomes your most important meal! You want to eat a high carbohydrate dinner the night before competition and a light breakfast the morning of. Here is an example of what this [...]
"If I would say if anything: pick up a book. Pick up a book and learn more about yourself. There are so many great books that coaches, athletes, leaders have written. I tell you the lost art in our gym is leadership. [As coaches] We're reading more and more books on leadership for athletes, to try to help get leaders in our gym. Look for those things that [...]