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Important ISU Short Track Rule Changes for 2014-15
How 5'5" Brandon Todd learned to dunk a basketball
Concussions in Speed Skating
Over Pronation: Effects on training and skating
How to parent an athlete: Lessons from a swim meet
Taking Care of the Small Things
Children in Athletics - by Dennis Longdon
IMPORTANT SHORT TRACK RULE CHANGES 2012
To Try is to Fail
Off Season Rest and Recovery
Fair Play in Sports
The Tip Over Toe Start
John Wooden on Success
Celebrating 100 Skating Tips of the Month !
What Do You Have To Brag About?
Bringing Right Hip Forward on Corner
Press In To Push
Relays - Part 2
Relays - Part 1
Using Strategy And Tactics Under The New Rules
IMPORTANT SHORT TRACK RULES CHANGES - 2010!
The Straightaway Shuffle
Skating with your Core
Train Fast to Skate Fast
Early Star vs Late Bloomer
Why Are The Koreans So Good?
Safety! Is Your Child Truly Protected?
Safety! Follow up
Converting from 4 to 2 strides on Straight
Sharpening Tips and Tricks
Cashing in on Olympimania to Promote Your Club
Basic Position - The Arch
Revised Sept. 2011
On Ice Training With Straps
Off Ice Training With Straps
75 Great Reasons To Train
5 Great Excuses not to Train
Gather the Power
The Competition Plan
Strategy and Tactics - Part 3 - The Moves and Counter Moves
Strategy and Tactics - Part 2 - Controlling the Pace and Track
Strategy and Tactics - Part 1 - Overview
IT - The Success factor
Core Strength, by Brandon Aldan
Training for Older athletes - 16+
Training for 12 - 15 Year Olds
Training for Younger Athletes
Moving Hips in the Corner
Working the Right Hip on The Corner Lay in
Moving hips in to Push
Entry and Exit Width
Entry and Exit Trajectory
The Extra Crossover
The 3 Keys Checklist
Off Ice Balance, Agility, and Co-ordination Training
Warm Ups and Warm Downs
Flexibility Training A Must For Speed Skaters
The Slingshot Pass
Chest In to Corner
Transferring Power From Ball of Foot to Ice- The Ankle Snap
Transfering Power From Hip to Ball of Foot
Transfering Power Hip to Hip
October 06 -
August 06 -
Part 4 /4 – Starts - Specific Strength, Power, Endurance
July 06 -
Part 3 /4 – Corners - Specific Strength, Power, Endurance
June 06 -
Part 2 / 4- Specific Training for Straightaway- Jumps
May 06 -
Part 1 of 4 Part Series - Specific Training for Straightaway
Specific Skating Training – Is Your plan Specific Enough?
Accelerating Your Weight in to your Push
Japanese 4 Eyes Technique
Technical Opinions Can Be Confusing
Training for Starts
Setting Up Blade Off Set
Strategy for Success
Its All About Winning
Punching through Centrifugal Force – Position and Alignments
The Corner Lay In
Revised Jan 2012
Upper Body/ Chest Position
Revised Jan 2012
Revised Jan 2012
A Time to Get High, A Time to Get Low
Check Your Butt
Maximize Your Results with TECHNI-CORDS
Youth Strength Training
Post Season Evaluation
The Outside Edge - Is it overrated?
Do You Let Yourself Be Your Best?
Starting the Season off Right
Diagonal Hill Steps
Specificity in Training
The Butt Tuck
The Corner Armswing
Improving your Power with Jumps
Bend the Ankle
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