Monthly Archives: September 2012

Resistive Stretching

I recently attended a workshop with my swim team on Ki-Hara resistance stretching with my swim team. It was interesting and engages a slightly different approach from the various modalities that promote correcting muscle weakness, and improving range of motion. … Continue reading

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When the record does not reflect the Ability

And so…… Our record is 1 and 5 — that is five losses and one win. And right now, many of you are thinking that the field hockey team must not be that good. While we have our share of … Continue reading

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  Tomorrow, the 2012-2013 swim team season of the Makos begins. The motto of the team is Never Give In. The past several weeks, I have been reflecting on this ideal, this attitude, this concept……Never Give In…… And it's applications. … Continue reading

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Turn It Up a Notch

Yesterday, was the opening game for my Field Hockey team.  I didn’t feel we were quite ready, but was happy to use the game as a marker of the team’s fitness level as well as skill development.  The team faces … Continue reading

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