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About askcoach

A Former student-athlete, performance trainer, inventor, public speaker and businessman, Coach Nick dedicated himself to help other student-athletes transform their lives before, during and after sports. To ensure student-athletes and their families use sports instead of sports using them. Coach Savage has trained or spoken nationally to thousands of student-athletes and coaches. As the inventor of the Savage Hill, Coach Nick has trained some of the top teams in the nation. He continues to fight for kids opportunities to achieve through sports and beyond.

Top Podcaster Jenningwire Interview with Coach Nick

    http://www.jenningswire.com/success/motivation/podcast-student-athlete-catch-22/ Nick Savage is on a quest before he leaves the planet to Redefine Cool?! “I want to help kids and families maintain the mantra “It’s cool to be smart or just cool to be fill in the … Continue reading

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Loudoun Sports Notebook

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I Hear NLI Signing Day Whispering in the Wind! Part 1

Tis the season as coaches head for break and the dead period continues at the American Football Coaches Association to discuss sports, learn new tactics, take a break, trade stories and locate new job opportunities. In the meantime. Meanwhile back … Continue reading

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Subs and Starters Recipe for Great Special Teams – Part 2

1. How do you stay aggressive and find the mismatches with your Specialties? The Kick Blockers First and foremost as Coach Beamer stated recruit the best whether they are starters or planned subs and role players on the depth chart … Continue reading

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Subs & Starters Recipe for Great Special Teams – Part 1

Two years ago I hung my cleats up from daily coaching to focus on performance training, non-profit work,  and spending more family time; Friends and associates ask me constantly, “Do I miss the daily action and the aroma of excitement … Continue reading

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What to Expect as A College Walk-On

One of the biggest misconceptions in sports is the “value” placed on the importance of gaining a full athletic scholarship in the sport in which you play. . Note: See new award created for outstanding walk-ons http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/10133/introducing-the-club-trillion-national-player-of-the-year-belt. Many great athletes … Continue reading

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National College Signing Day – What Now?

Well the big day has arrived for many families across the U.S. and the world where it’s almost becoming a national holiday. Congrats to all of my families that made it over the next hurdle.  And to those that did … Continue reading

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The Key Ingredient to Harness Athleticism – Part 2

As you saw in part 1 ending with that great dancing baby, the secret to athletic success — great Hips!!!! Yes quick feet are important. We also know speed kills, but at the end of the day whether you have … Continue reading

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The Recruiting End Game – 8 EZ Tips for Senior Student-Athletes Selecting Your College

It’s  that time of year for many student-athlete families to make one of the hardest decisions that will possibly impact their lives forever.   Here are a few tips to help you navigate thru the gauntlet called college recruiting.   Know … Continue reading

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A Day of Scandals “It’s a Sad Day – To Run or Not to Run?”

As I sit listening to story after story about the Penn State scandal, the Syracuse scandal, the tragic plane crash of the OSU basketball staff, politicians debate about what I’m not sure in one never ending circus; I’m saddened for … Continue reading

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