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The new hi-tech concentration-building training drill from America... cold water!

‘If you can’t play with distraction, you can’t play,” says Dallas Cowboys tight-end coach Mike Pope.

NFL TRAINING CAMPS are well under way, and some coaches are getting more creative than others in how to get their players ready for the season.

Dallas Cowboys tight end coach Mike Pope has been making his players catch passes as he dumps buckets of ice water on their shirtless back, and he absolutely loves what he does.

You can’t make this stuff up:


Pope explains himself during this YouTube clip:

“Concentrate on the ball, don’t flinch, don’t bat your eyes. If you can’t play with distraction, you can’t play.”

Fair enough, but does he have to look like such a maniacal sadist while he does it?


At least the drill is pretty logical (and in the Dallas summer, potentially cooling). This, on the other hand, just seems downright unsafe:

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