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Aaron Brock: Pre and Post Game Thinking

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Positive Coaching Alliance is proud to have worked with Liberty Mutual Insurance to create this podcast and other powerful resources.

This podcast series features Positive Coaching Alliance staff interviewing prominent former athletes, coaches and general managers. Each episode, these influential stars share insights from their own sports careers. Listen in as they talk about filling emotional tanks, bouncing back from mistakes, staying motivated through long seasons to continually give 100% effort, and how they translated their sports experience to invaluable life lessons.

In this podcast, Syer talks with the current Director of Sports Medicine and Performance for the USA Men’s Volleyball Team Aaron Brock. Aaron discusses the importance of warm up and cool down routines when playing sports at any level. He provides valuable insight for coaches and parents including advice on how trainers can help injured athletes still feel part of the team. Here's where you'll find Aaron talking about featured topics:

  • Specialization- 3:20
  • Injury- 12:50

Syer (@tinasyer4) is the former President of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a nonprofit organization founded at Stanford University with the mission of helping to transform the culture of youth sports to give all young athletes the opportunity for a positive, character-building experience. PCA served as the experts behind the Liberty Mutual Play Positive™ program.

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