Say yes to recess

Originally published in Los Angeles Sports & Fitness, March/April, 2014.

I, like most of the boys in my class, spent most of our school day waiting for recess. The last five to ten minutes of the class preceding recess and lunch were a waste as we fiddled with our shoes, changing from our Catholic school uniform topsiders or loafers into sneakers. […]

What is Coaching?

Coaching is a true generalist profession. Coaches have to have some knowledge of a multiple of other disciplines from psychology to management to kinesiology. However, what is coaching? Is it just the amalgamation of other professions into a competitive arena or it a distinct profession with its own disciplines and sub-disciplines? […]

Real Life Costs of Bad Coaching/Teaching

When we speak about good and bad coaches, we generally speak in terms of their competitive performance and ability to develop and maximize their players’ talents. Even at youth levels, we criticize a coach’s zone offense or timeout usage. In the overall scheme, these competitive flaws (or strengths) are a small piece of a coach’s Read more about Real Life Costs of Bad Coaching/Teaching[…]