Communicating On Your Players’ Level

Coaching is Teaching at its Best is a quick, easy-to-read guide that can help any coach be a better teaching coach, that is, a coach who teaches his athletes in such a way that they learn not only the key fundamentals of football, but also the valuable life lessons that can be learned through participation in competitive athletics. In this excerpt, long-time coaching veteran Bud Boughton shares some considerations and tips on how to properly communicate with players on their level.

New “Wilson X Connected Football” Provides High-Tech QB Training Tool To Improve Passing Performance

Wilson Sporting Goods has unveiled their new Wilson X Connected Football, an affordable way to track key quarterback metrics. Making use of bluetooth and smart phone technologies, the Wilson X Connected Football detects velocity, distance, spiral efficiency, spin rate and whether a pass was caught or dropped.

New Book: COMPLETE RUNNING BACK By Auburn’s Tim Horton Available NOW From Human Kinetics

Whether you’re coaching a power back who muscles the ball across the goal line or an ankle-breaking open-field specialist making defenders miss, you’ll improve their game with this great new book by Tim Horton, running backs coach at Auburn University.

The Legacy Of Character

Woven into the context of football are four basic principles demonstrating the primacy of personal character in the life of a football coach. Here are several of the most important decisions a man must make to sustain a long and successful coaching career.