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Issue 2 Volume 6 June 2009
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Core Training is Essential
Father Forgets
Parenting Perfectionists
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 Core Training is Essential to Athletic PerformanceBarry Lovelace
by By Barry Lovelace, Fitness Professional
 
Every athlete wants to get the most out of his or her training and reach their full athletic potential. One of the most important factors in maximizing athletic performance is core strength. An athlete with a strong core is a strong athlete; it's that simple. Read Article
More Than ERA 
Improve Your Pitchers' Performances!
 
Already tracking pitches? Turn that data into meaningful information. Using More than ERA™ to evaluate your pitchers performance will give you valuable information that you can use to work with them on the performance aspects of playing baseball. Helps you to help them in developing a better mental approach, spot game situations where they need to improve and have a game plan when they go to the mound.  Learn More
 Brian GottaA Timeless Message Every Parent Should Read 
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

Father Forgets
Originally published in 1927 by W. Livingston Larned

Listen, son: I am saying this as you lie asleep, one little paw crumpled under your cheek and the blond curls stickily wet on your damp forehead. I have stolen into your room alone. Just a few minutes ago, as I sat reading my paper in the library, a stifling wave of remorse swept over me. Guilty I came to your bedside.  Read Article
Pitch Count Watch 
The Baseball Coach's Wristwatch
 
The Pitch Count Watch contains a dual pitch-counter so you can track your pitcher and your opponent's, but there's much more! Stopwatch, time and date functions, make this a multi-purpose sports watch any baseball coach would love. Learn More


 Parenting Perfectionist Young Athletes Dr. Cohn
By Dr. Patrick Cohn, President of Peak Performance Sports

Often, parents worry about young athletes who are hard on themselves, become easily frustrated, and take disappointment home with them. You're likely familiar with these types of athletes. They're perfectionists. Read Article