Xs and Os

Competitive soccer drills

Here are two drills used by Aziz Haffar, a five-time state champion soccer coach at West Des Moines Valley (Iowa) High School. Each has worked well with players from the youth leagues up to the high school level.

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October 1, 2020

Football: Dynamic drills to improve your team’s tackling

These drills stress the fundamentals of tackling, which help develop better tacklers and, ultimately, gives your defenders confidence in their individual abilities.

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The importance of athletic trainers

Athletic trainers are health-care personnel who are specifically trained to help diagnose, treat and prevent sports injuries in various settings.

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