Author: Luke Swan

Emulate the Greats

One of my very favorite questions to ask players during warm-ups of the Trickey-Wright QB-R Camps is “Who is the player you model your game after?” It’s fun to hear and see the various responses. A large majority of the

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In-Season Advantage: Film Study

The season is now in full swing. You’ve grinded through off-season workouts, two-a-days, scrimmages and the first half of the season. Maybe your season is going well, but you know you have some tough games coming up with playoff implications.

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We Talkin’ About Practice

“…I mean, listen, we talkin’ about practice. Not a game! Not a game! Not a game!…What are we talking about? Practice? We talkin’ about practice, man!…” These infamous words from Allen Iverson to the media after skipping out on a

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Timing Is Everything

For QBs and receivers timing is everything. Drop, route, throw, and catch need to be synchronized to the tenth and even hundredth of a second. The average high school football player can move over three inches every hundredth of a

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Offseason: The Most Important Part Of Your Season

Summer is here! School is done and for many it’s the end of a three sport cycle. Although there are leagues and tournaments, it’s the first time during the year many football athletes are not in season. The next two

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Football Camps: The Secret Is In Your Approach

The end of the school year is right around the corner and summer is in sight. If you strap a helmet on in the fall, the next three months are crucial in your preparation leading to the season. You may

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The Power of Food: It Will Change You!

There is an age old saying that holds an incredible nugget of truth: “You are what you eat.” Quite literally, each of the cells in your human body is built from the material that enters your mouth. Take a good

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Role Reversal: Can being a better student translate into a better athlete?

The correlation of athletic participation driving academic success has been highly publicized. It has been proven time and time again that high school student-athletes, as a whole, are more successful in the classroom than their non-sport counterparts. For the vast

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Sport Specialization vs. the Multi-Sport Athlete

There has been a major shift in the way athletes are being raised up. Specialization has become a new buzzword and the perceived norm. With the tantalizing sports scholarship on the line and visions of professional glory, parents and athletes

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Where Does It Go From Here? 2015 Starts Now

The excitement of the playoffs is here! The regular season has come to an end and each game becomes increasingly more important. A very simple formula rules: win or be eliminated. So whether your season ends in triumph or defeat,

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