Blog Topic: Video

How College Coaches Recruit Players

College coaches spend 50% of their time on recruiting Coaches are constantly looking for the best players to fill next year’s open positions.  They rely on many different methods to finding the right recruits. As a recruit it will be your job to understand how college coaches recruit players so you will have the best […]

Get Recruited by Using Skype

Social media is becoming more prevalent in sports recruiting. Athletes and coaches alike are using sites like Facebook and Twitter to contact and stay in touch with one another. These sites have become crucial in the recruiting process, forcing the NCAA to establish regulations on the use of these sites by college coaches contacting high […]

The Missing Link in a College Basketball Resume

College basketball coaches have their work cut out for them. There are hundreds of thousands of high school basketball players who want to compete at the college level. So that means they are getting contacted by high school prospects all year long. What helps them choose one player over another? If you are looking to […]

College Recruiting Mistakes #2: The Recruiting Video

Last week I introduced Timmy and his parents, Joe and Rita Sims. I illustrated that Timmy was an all American kid with dreams and aspirations just the same as you and I. Timmy had all the talent to become a great high school athlete and had potential to become a great college athlete as well; […]

Can a Parent Shoot a Recruiting Video?

“I Can Take My Home Videos and Make Them Into a College Recruiting Video” Sure, you can shoot your own college recruiting video and, with the types of editing software out right now, it is easy to make a quality video. What you don’t want to do is take just any video you have at […]

Are You Filming for Memories or Sports Highlights?

Pros vs. Joes  Begin with the ‘end in mind’. It’s a pretty simple, yet concise phrase that good producers and videographers use when shooting a project. We start with thinking about the object of the video and what the project will look like when it’s completed. The same can’t always be said by parents or non-professionals when they’re […]

Why You Should Make a Highlight Video

One of the questions that seems to always pop up with parents and athletes who want to play sports in college is “How do I get noticed?  How do I set myself apart from other athletes?”   It’s a very easy question to ask, and now, answer.  Video. The Power of the Picture  I’ve spent my […]

What level of college football can you play?

There are 859 colleges that offer the opportunity to play college football.  That means for almost every football player there are options when considering playing at the college level. So many young men playing high school football set their sights on D1 and if that doesn’t work out they simply give up. The truth is there are financial […]

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