Gear Runs – Slow is the New Fast!

Gear Runs – Slow is the New Fast!

By Craig Valency, MA, CSCS Have you ever noticed that kids always seem to be running? I have spent more time yelling “walk! Don’t run!” with my own kids than almost anything else. Well, the issue is that most kids have only two gears – all the way or none of the way!...
Bi-planes – A Novel Way to Develop “Team Speed”

Bi-planes – A Novel Way to Develop “Team Speed”

By Craig Valency, MA, CSCS As I spoke about in my last post, Airplanes – The Ticket to Agility and Coordination, speed in life and in sports is more than just being the first to sprint across the finish line. There are always obstacles to contend with. Games...
Airplanes – The Ticket to Agility and Coordination

Airplanes – The Ticket to Agility and Coordination

By Craig Valency, MA, CSCS Speed is more than just getting from point A to point B really, really fast. In life, and in sports, there are usually obstacles, various surfaces to contend with, hills and valleys and of, course, someone might be trying to take you down!...
Getting Kids to Work Together- Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

Getting Kids to Work Together- Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

By Craig Valency, MA, CSCS  Playing on a team is not just about each person doing their job right, it’s also about that unspoken team chemistry that makes a good team great! A novel way to foster this chemistry is with cooperative games. The travel circle is a fun way...