New NYSCA member benefit: Access to Sportskool's extensive library of drills

9/28/2010

NYSCA coaches now have access to the insights of some of the biggest names in sports, thanks to the partnership between the National Alliance for Youth Sports and Sportskool.
By logging in with your Member ID and password at www.nays.org, and then clicking on Skills and Drills, you can view Sportskool’s extensive library covering football, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, cheerleading and hockey. Coaching tips, instruction and drills are presented by well-known athletes, including Doug Flutie, Tony Gwynn, Bill Walton, Mia Hamm and Misty May, among others.
The clips, which range from a couple minutes to 15 minutes in length, include coaching instruction and drills that can be used to help youngsters gain a better understanding of how to use the proper technique for their respective sport.
The following is a glimpse of some of the other clips that are available for different sports:
Football – Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie covers the quarterback position while former NFL All-Pro linebacker Stephen Boyd shares coaching instruction on how to teach proper tackling techniques.
Baseball - Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn covers hitting, bunting and infield and outfield play.
Basketball - NBA legend Bill Walton teaches the basics of offense, defense, shooting and rebounding, and offers up some great drills to help youngsters strengthen those areas of their game. 
Soccer - U.S. Olympian Mia Hamm shares her knowledge on many key aspects of soccer, including shooting, delivering and receiving passes, as well as how to enhance players' footwork to make them more effective both on offense and defense.
Softball - Team USA coach Mike Candrea discusses coaching techniques for teaching the skills of hitting, throwing, fielding and base running.
Volleyball - U.S. Olympic gold medalist Misty May covers serving, passing, attacking, blocking and defense.
Hockey - Stanley Cup winners Kris Draper and Adam Graves offer their insights on teaching puck handling, shooting and delivering and receiving checks.
Lacrosse - Three-time All-American Jesse Hubbard and Major League Lacrosse MVP Jay Jalbert cover basic stick work, shooting, dodging, ball control and playing defense.
Cheerleading - The world renowned Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders are featured in these clips.

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