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  • Passing is a lost art
    Week 4, Basketball Drills for Practice
    This is week 4 of my weekly practice drills series, in which I show you five drills that will help you. This week a few of the drills will focus on an art that is seldom practiced, and that is passing. This is one of the most underrated skills in...
  • Sri K. Pattabhi Jois: Ashtanga yoga master
    Sri K. Pattabhi Jois: Ashtanga yoga master
    K. Pattabhi Jois, who is known for spreading the teachings of Ashtanga yoga, that he learned and developed with his teacher Krishnamacharya. This practice of yoga is based on vinyasa krama, or linking the breath and the movement. Pattabhi Jois...
  • Week 2, Basketball Drills for Practice
    Week 2, Basketball Drills for Practice
    This is week 2 of my weekly series of drills for basketball coaches to use during practice. Make sure you click the subscribe button, to get email notifications when I write an article.This Drill is taken from Louisville Head Coach Rick Pitino,...
  • Freshmen on Defense
    Tennessee football practice observations & notes (Aug. 2)
    Practice 2 (August 2)The offensive line looked similar to practice one in one drill. It was the same first team that finished-up spring practice.LT-Jacob GilliamLG-Marcus JacksonC-Mack CrowderRG-Kyler KerbysonRT-Coleman ThomasPunt Returners &ndash...
  • Is musical talent genetic?
    Music ability and the willingness to practice is in the genes, says new research
    Mom or dad may have driven you to cello rehearsal all those years, but you can also thank your genes for pushing you to practice, according to new research, "The genetics of music accomplishment: Evidence for gene–environment...
  • Interview Tip #6 Breathe
    Interview Tip #6 Breathe
    Review. By now you are getting the idea that there is really a lot involved when experts and others tell you to “make sure to prepare for an interview!” Already, in previous articles have covered:Practicing – Over PreparingTaking...
  • Puzzle
    Developing a strong mathematical foundation
    Creating a love of math helps children as they grow and begin to learn more complicated math problems. Building a strong foundation of math can help the child better understand more complex concepts. Being able to understand these principals will...
  • Practice tips
    12 Practice Tips
    My teacher used to say that it's easy to consume an hour with the instrument in your hands but that doesn't necessarily mean that you practiced. Here are some tips for good practicing:1. Open the case-- Daily practice is essential but...
  • Fast Friday practice
    Weather plays havoc during preparations for the Indianapolis 500
    Rain continues to be a major storyline this week atIndianapolis Motor Speedway(IMS), causingIndianapolis 500practice time to be significantly cut short forVerizon IndyCar Seriesteams. It has even impacted some of the qualifying for next weekend&...
  • Starting a yoga practice
    Things to know before heading to first yoga class
    Yoga is taking the Western world by storm. There are many different styles of yoga classes and it can be difficult to navigate which class is the right fit. Here are a few additional tips and necessary reminders to add from the article published...
  • The art of practice:  How to be exceptional in dance
    The art of practice: How to be exceptional in dance
    Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston ChurchillFailure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman CapoteOur greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we...
  • Starting a yoga practice
    Tips for starting a yoga practice
    As the year draws to a close, many people start to make resolutions or decide to live a healthier life in the year to come. For many, this can mean starting or reinvigorating a yoga practice. There are some things to consider before just jumping...
  • Child writing
    Homework - practicing spelling words
    If the child has weekly spelling tests, this is another thing the child can do for homework. On the first night the words come home, give the child a pre-test. Then s/he only practices the words s/he does not know.1. First s/he looks at the word.2...
  • The SensoGlove
    Gift ideas for golfers: SensoGlove and the Golf-X-Cube training aids
    Looking to break 100, 90, 80 by the time the new golf season kicks in? Hoping to shoot your age? Two new golf-training aids can help put you on the road to being a better golfer. It will take work, the best things always do but these training aids...
  • It takes practice to live your best life
    It takes practice to live your best life
    In many instances; learning to do something well for most of us, takes a lot of practice. Therefore, learning to live our overall life well is no different. Every decision we make does not always come with our expected outcome nor is it the end of...