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• Rule of Thumb

Words the Coach Uses:  “Rule of Thumb” Originally, the thumb, from the end to the first joint, became a unit of measurement, equivalent to about an inch. However, the “rule of thumb” has come to mean an estimate based upon experience, a rough calculation, as opposed to careful calculation. For me, it is a quick [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Saturday, February 25th, 2012

• Finding Your Sweet Spot

Finding Your Sweet Spot? The term “sweet spot” often used in various sporting events to describe that place where the ball might be hit for the optimum results. For example, a ball hit on the end of the bat or near the handle might not produce optimum contact, but in between might be called the [...]

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Posted by: kidhelper on Friday, June 4th, 2010