WATCH SPORTS ACADEMY'S LIVE STREAM

Sideline: The SA Blog


By Hunter Swanson | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Will Trae Young Be a Game Changer?

Do you know how hard it is to lead the entire NCAA in scoring? How about leading it all in assists? No one can do it in both – oh wait, yeah they can. Just ask Trae Young, the nineteen-year-old prodigy out of Oklahoma. Did I mention he’s a freshman? This young man’s potential is […]

More
Celebration means guilt-free nutritious dessert! Try this Paleo Mexican hot chocolate brownies! Full of antioxidants polyphenoles from cocoa and metabolism boosting spices, such as cayenne and chili.
By Hunter Swanson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Recipe of the Week – Paleo Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies

Celebration means guilt-free nutritious dessert! Try this Paleo Mexican hot chocolate brownies! Full of antioxidants polyphenoles from cocoa and metabolism boosting spices, such as cayenne and chili.

More
In athletics, there is a fine line between setting goals for one’s performance versus holding oneself to strict expectations. When appropriate goals are set, it helps track progress and provides feedback about what areas of one’s game needs to be strengthened.
By Hunter Swanson | Monday, May 14, 2018

Goals versus Expectations

In athletics, there is a fine line between setting goals for one’s performance versus holding oneself to strict expectations. When appropriate goals are set, it helps track progress and provides feedback about what areas of one’s game needs to be strengthened.

More
To celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, we are checking out some of the best mothers to play their respective sports.  Here are some of the most impressive women to balance their personal and professional lives.
By Hunter Swanson | Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Top 10 – Athlete Moms

To celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, we are checking out some of the best mothers to play their respective sports.  Here are some of the most impressive women to balance their personal and professional lives.

More
Mother's Day should be very special and to set the mood for the day, start with breakfast in bed! This is the time for something delicious, comforting and out of your usual breakfast routine: try the famous Chrissy Teigen's French Toast Casserole.
By Hunter Swanson | Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Recipe of the Week – French Toast Casserole

Mother’s Day should be very special and to set the mood for the day, start with breakfast in bed! This is the time for something delicious, comforting and out of your usual breakfast routine: try the famous Chrissy Teigen’s French Toast Casserole.

More
Pizza lover?  You can get a gluten and guilt-free pizza that's primarily made out of a vegetables. Try cauliflower crust margarita pizza!
By Hunter Swanson | Thursday, May 3, 2018

Recipe of the Week – Cauliflower Crust Margarita Pizza

Pizza lover?  You can get a gluten and guilt-free pizza that’s primarily made out of a vegetables. Try cauliflower crust margarita pizza!

More
Sports are a place for boys and girls to learn social interaction, hard work, success and failure, and have fun.  Unfortunately, many of these core values have fallen to the wayside and replaced with unrealistic expectations and hyper-competitiveness.  When the fun is gone, burnout is soon to follow.
By Hunter Swanson | Monday, April 30, 2018

Lost Love of the Game – Burnout

Sports are a place for boys and girls to learn social interaction, hard work, success and failure, and have fun.  Unfortunately, many of these core values have fallen to the wayside and replaced with unrealistic expectations and hyper-competitiveness.  When the fun is gone, burnout is soon to follow.

More
When you push your body harder, you need lean protein and vegetables for optimal muscle repair and recovery.  As you go harder, your body will keep up with you.  Enjoy this week's recipe - chicken zucchini meatballs.
By Hunter Swanson | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Recipe of the Week – Chicken Zucchini Meatballs

When you push your body harder, you need lean protein and vegetables for optimal muscle repair and recovery.  As you go harder, your body will keep up with you.  Enjoy this week’s recipe – chicken zucchini meatballs.

More
This list is composed of athletes whose grit changed their sport, inspired a generation, or faced down impossible odds and came out on top.  Here is this week’s Top 10 – Gritty Performances.
By Hunter Swanson | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Top 10 – Gritty Athletes

This list is composed of athletes whose grit changed their sport, inspired a generation, or faced down impossible odds and came out on top.  Here is this week’s Top 10 – Gritty Performances.

More
Why is one person better than another?  Since the beginning of competition, this question has existed.  It’s not about being smarter, it’s not about being more physically gifted, it’s about the most dominant x-factor in sports: GRIT.
By Hunter Swanson | Monday, April 23, 2018

Channel Your Grit to Become Great

Why is one person better than another? Since the beginning of competition, this question has existed.  It’s not about being smarter, it’s not about being more physically gifted, it’s about the most dominant x-factor in sports: GRIT.

More