40 Ways Becoming a Father Has Made Me Better + MORE

40 Ways Becoming a Father Has Made Me Better + MORE

How to Help Your Child Win Where It Really Counts: In Their Head!

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Perhaps you’ve heard the saying “Sports is 80% mental”, or maybe even that it’s 90% mental. I read from one sports psychologist that actually it’s 100% mental because thoughts influence actions and those ac.... More »

How to Recognize the Uncontrollables and Stay Focused on What Matters Most + MORE

When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: Parents, Athletes Need to Do Their Homework

If there is one topic that sports parents (and their athletes) are desperate to always find out more information, it’s the increasingly complex world of college recruiting. Now, the irony is that even though you would assume that the recruiting process would become easier over the last 20 year.... More »
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3 Questions Your Child Wants Dad to Answer

(And How You Can Help Him Answer Them) We are thrilled to welcome pediatrician and best-selling author, Dr. Meg Meeker, to share her wisdom about the important role fathers play in a child’s life. When I was 8 years old, my father took me to work with him on Saturday mornings to Mass General .... More »

“What is the Coach Thinking?” + MORE

Have you ever asked yourself that question? Here’s how you can better understand just exactly what he or she is thinking…     Is it Softball Season in Your House? It is in ours! My 27-year-old is having a blast coaching and we love watching her! But if you are a softball mom, I.... More »
Interesting advice from web journalist Robert Hernandez, who teaches at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism: “Don’t wait. Go rogue. But go rogue respectfully.”
The “Don’t wait” part, Hernandez writes, comes from a commencement speech at UC-Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism by Robert Krulwich of NPR’s Radiolab…

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This month, I reach a milestone. I turn the big 4-0. It’s a little weird, and I have to admit I never imagined being 40 years old. It never crossed my mind as far as what life would be like at this age; however, it seems to me that things are not much different than they’ve always been…

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youth sports 1420790283 1990102349 40 Ways Becoming a Father Has Made Me Better + MOREIt’s time to celebrate the playoffs! We’re giving away a ton of gear signed by Julian Edelman. Prizes include:

1 signed Julian Edelman Patriots jersey
3 signed authentic NFL footballs
5 signed photos of Julian Edelman

Entrants will also receive a copy of the Julian Edelman Guide to Working Out Like an NFL Wide Receiver where you’ll receive expert coaching advice on:
Various types of upper body exercises that build essential muscle, tendon, and ligament groups
Lower body exercises that help increase leg power
Footwork drills to develop your foot speed and coordination
Conditioning drills that improve explosiveness

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The Julian Edelman Signed Swag Sweepstakes ends January 18, 2014, 6:30 PM Eastern Time…

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The Enemy of Excellence in Youth Sports

– changingthegameproject.com

“My daughter is the tallest fourth grader in her class and loves to play basketball,” said a father to me recently. “Sadly, I know that she will ultimately grow to be of average height.  Since she is now only allowed to rebound and give the ball to shorter-ball handler players on her team, she will […

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