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ClientNumber9
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NCAA practice/training question

What are the rules regarding how much an NCAA athlete can be spent pursuing his/her sport? I understand that players have limited numbers of practices, hours a week, etc, but I was wondering about time spent in workouts, training room, film study, etc. Is that monitored (or is that even possible)?

Take our early enrollees. If Hayden Rettig wants to spend 6 hours a day breaking down film and getting informal throwing technique training from a "staff advisor", can he do that? Does that constitute a practice? I've often wondered how much coaches demand from their players at big time programs, given the severe limitations on the number of formal practices.


EarthwormJim
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re: NCAA practice/training question
Pretty sure there aren't any rules on this. I know Tommy Moffit and the GA's spent time with players outside of practice helping with technique and stuff.


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fitz1190
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re: NCAA practice/training question
dont quote me on this, but i was under the impression that coaches can only require the players be at practices/games for 20hrs a week. The athlete can do as much as he/she pleases in addition to that.


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