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Improve Your Performance Through Positive Thinking!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Dr. Rick McGuire, nationally recognized leader in Applied Sport Psychology, presents a vital, but neglected skill on self-talk. In this engaging clip, McGuire discusses that people are highly critical of themselves, and self-talk is the most powerful conversation we can ever have as a person or as an athlete. 


We all have self-talk. Most people have negative self-talk. Negative thinking is bad. Positive thinking is right thinking. Situations influence our thinking, which influence our emotions which influence our body which influences our behavior.

Watch and learn more from this Championship Productions’ DVD “Teaching Track & Field Athletes the Skill of Focus.” Take a look at additional Track & Field videos on Practice Organization.

Create a Strong Catch on Your Butterfly Stroke!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, November 29, 2013

Greg Rhodenbaugh, current University of Missouri Head Swimming Coach, provides you with tips on the ‘4 Count Recovery Drill’ for the butterfly stroke. This aids swimmers of varying abilities to have soft hands on the recovery in order to establish a strong catch.

Recovery Drill

This is a great exercise for youth swimmers to work on not lifting their arms too high out of the water and to avoid rotating the shoulders too early.

Watch and learn more valuable tips from an additional clip of Fast Lane Butterfly.  See other high quality Butterfly videos in our massive Swimming DVD collection!

Get an Inside Look at Practice with the Missouri Men’s Basketball team!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

2012 AP Coach of the Year Frank Haith gives you an inside look at how the Tigers have created a unique up-tempo style of play that attacks their opponents in the open court. Coach Haith takes you through three early season practices where they spend a lot of time teaching their players an attacking up tempo style of play. He starts teaching his up tempo style of play through a series of transition sets and press attack options.

All Access University of Missouri Basketball Practice

All Access University of Missouri Basketball Practice

  • See three up-tempo, competitive practices featuring 2012 AP National Coach of the Year Frank Haith
  • Pick up a variety of defensive drills emphasizing individual, team, and transition defense
  • Create easy shots from dead-ball situations with these effective sideline out of bounds plays
  • Run a fast-paced offense based on set plays in your transition offense



Learn from other world class basketball coaches and get a complete look into their practices with more All Access Basketball videos, RIGHT HERE!





New Softball DVDs from a World Class Softball Coach!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Develop all the areas of your softball team with 2x Big 12 Coach of the Year, Ehren Earleywine.  See how the University of Missouri has become such a successful team and use these same concepts to win more games in the upcoming season.  Check out the six Softball DVDs below:

Mechanics and Strategies for the Slap

  • Learn to slap the ball three different ways based on how the defense is playing
  • Learn to hold your bat four different ways so you can pick the grip that feels most comfortable
  • Learn how to get your hands and the bat on plane to become more successful at putting the ball in play

Softball Drills for Developing Slappers


  • Learn drills to help make your slapping more consistent
  • Get drills to strengthen your left hand to improve your slapping
  • Learn to slap the ball to the “5.5 hole” to create a longer throw for the defense
  • Get on plane with different types of pitches to be a consistent slapper

Complete Infield Mechanics for Softball


  • Improve your fielding percentage with this complete breakdown of infield mechanics
  • Learn to “get around” a ground ball, field a backhand, and field a forehand with proper footwork and throwing mechanics
  • Turn double plays from any position on the diamond
  • Ehren Earleywine’s Tiger defense ranked #9 nationally in fielding percentage in 2012

Softball Drills to Develop Complete Infielders


  • Utilize 12 different infield drill sets to get the most out of your infield practice time
  • Increase your fielders’ range, develop soft hands and perfect your short game defense
  • Ehren Earleywine’s Tiger defense ranked #9 nationally in fielding percentage in 2012

Softball Hitting Absolutes


  • Recognize the absolutes of hitting to develop a better swing
  • Learn to use a negative move followed by a positive move to maximize power
  • Learn to diagnose the problems with your hitters swing, correct them and make them better hitters
  • Increase your knowledge of swing mechanics and see live examples as well as video analysis

Hitting Drills for Every Phase of the Swing


  • Learn to analyze the softball swing with 10 key phases
  • Discover drills to teach and correct each key phase of the swing
  • Use drills to prepare your hitters for different types of pitching and pitches

Like all the above Softball DVDs? Then check out the Mechanics and Drills for Softball Series and save $40!


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