IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (9-19-11)
"Promoting education-based athletics in Indiana."
Most coaches stress the importance of conditioning and being in shape for the sport of your choice. Are you in good physical shape for your fall sport? If your sport doesn't start until winter or spring, are you currently working out to stay in shape?
Brad Stevens, basketball coach at Butler University and the NCAA runner-up the past two seasons, expects his players to never be more than five days away from top condition, whether in season or out of season.
Classroom teachers will tell you that you should never be more than a day or two away from completing homework assignments. Are you doing your part in both?