The Sportlyzer Blog

We write about sports coaching, club management, training, and our software improvements.

12 best sports motivation videos of all time

April 20, 2015 - Posted by
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Great results and progress are obviously the best motivators there are, but when the going gets tough, you may look for some help from the outside. Passionate coaches, athletes and club managers all look to the emotions and rewarding experiences sports can give. From amazing club success stories to great team talks and personal growth, here’s the best pick of sports motivation videos for everyone.

How to coach Generation Z?

April 20, 2015 - Posted by
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If you’re this guy, you probably need to read the article (Image credit)

Coaching is an art. You can be the wisest, most passionate coach ever, but if you don’t know who you’re coaching, then you might as well be trying to teach a fish to climb a tree. Coaches have immense knowledge of their sport, but the question remains – how to deliver that knowledge and engage my trainees? With the world and people changing quicker than ever, we’ll have a look at how to reach the ones born in the 21st century – the Generation Z.

How can a sports club recruit youth volunteers?

April 9, 2015 - Posted by
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Make your volunteers proud of what they do (Image credit)

I came across a good article on Canadian Sports Information Resource Centre blog focusing on a topic so relevant to grassroots sports clubs – how to recruit volunteers. Finding people to help you with your cause with limited finances has always been an uphill battle, but youth volunteers can be a good resource to develop your club now and in the future. Here’s how!

How using a club calendar energizes your sports club?

April 8, 2015 - Posted by
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Different training groups made easy to manage

A technical detail or an essential part of who you are? Like for many other businesses offering services, scheduling, and calendars are a core part of what a sports club has to offer. For the outside world, it’s a way how you establish a connection with your members and your customers. Inside a club, it’s a tool to organize your activities and manage processes. Let’s have a good hard look at the benefits a club calendar can bring to your sports club.

Hormone abuse a real problem in youth sports

April 1, 2015 - Posted by
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Don’t let kids be the casualties of overambition (Image credit)

We might think it only happens in professional sports, but it’s far worse than that. The quest for success is not always righteous and some fall off track, trying to reach their goals using the darker arts of the game. It is now infiltrating youth sports as well and at a younger age than we would ever imagine.

Sportlyzer launches new design, prepares for the future

March 25, 2015 - Posted by
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It’s essentially the same, but looks way cooler!

Sportlyzer is delighted to announce the launch of our new web layout. Based on customer feedback and our mantra of continuous progress, we have come out with a new sleek design in our web application to bring you a simpler, more comfortable and enjoyable way to use Sportlyzer. It’s as pretty as spring sunshine and will be a huge step towards realizing our vision of a software ecosystem for developing sustainable, well-functioning sports clubs.

Seven daily problems for sports club managers

March 23, 2015 - Posted by
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Most coaches want to be coaching in the field, not in the office

So you’re living the dream and working in sports. You get to do what you love and there aren’t too many people who can say that. Sports is your passion but on a day to day basis, there are some things inside a sports club that are just truly annoying, yet essential for the club to function. We have listed the main glitches in sports club management with ideas how to turn these into assets instead.

How Sportlyzer helps your club development?

March 9, 2015 - Posted by

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With the beta release of our new Calendar app, we have made a big step in the direction of helping sports club managers organize their daily business and level up in their training quality by reducing the burden of administration. But there are so many more ways that Sportlyzer can help you develop your club. Let’s have a quick overview what Sportlyzer does.

Sportlyzer launches new Calendar app for coaches and club managers

March 4, 2015 - Posted by
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An overview of the Sportlyzer Calendar

Sportlyzer is pleased to announce the launch of the beta version of our newest app Calendar for coaches and club managers. Sportlyzer Calendar is a huge step in simplifying your club time, event and participation management. You can plan and visualize your workouts, competitions, other events and track attendances. As with all Sportlyzer apps, Calendar is effortlessly synced with our other apps through the club central database to ensure maximum functionality with minimum effort.

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