5 Drills to Include in Your Kids’ Summer Basketball Training + MORE

5 Drills to Include in Your Kids’ Summer Basketball Training + MORE
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Teaching Goal Setting for Kids + MORE

  A study on Harvard MBA grads revealed that 3% of the grads made ten times as much as the other 97% combined. Wow! The difference was they had clear, written goals and plans to accomplish them. I wish someone had taught me this as a kid. I didn’t learn how to consistently practice goal s.... More »

At-Home Workout, Vol 1 + What To Watch + MORE

At-Home Workout Halloween is finally upon us, but if you’re worried about all those chocolates and sweets, we’ve got the perfect At-Home Workout for you to take advantage of on Sunday! All of our workouts focus on delivering fun, calorie-burning activities that don’t require an exp.... More »
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The Psychology Of Words And The Young Athlete + MORE

Ken TaylorYoung athletes live in a pretty strange world. So many adults saying things to them but no one really communicating. Its hard enough for them to decipher one adult's vague instructions but then have to blend the mixed messages of parents and coaches.  Ken Taylor, former NFL cornerback.... More »
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Avoiding the Family Cold War + MORE

  On Saturday, October 27, 1962 the United States and Soviet Union were on the brink of nuclear war.  The Cuban Missile Crisis was in its terrorizing 14th day.  Communication between President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev had been reduced to a naval game of cat and mouse. On this particular.... More »

5 Ways You Are Encouraging Entitlement in Your Athlete + MORE

No parent wants their child to grow up with an attitude of entitlement. How can you keep that from happening? I didn’t grow up with things being handed to me. I had to work hard. Serena Williams I’m not one bit surprised to hear this statement come out of Serena’s mouth. She’.... More »
The big news in journalism nerdworld right now—pretty much the only news—is the unceremonious firing of Jill Abramson as the executive editor of the New York Times. Publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. announced the firing to the newsroom Wednesday. Managing editor Dean Baquet was announced as Abramson’s replacement…

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Have you ever noticed a father’s reaction to his child’s birth in the movies?  Often tears of joy are shed.  His face shows all of his hopes and dreams coming true.  In every depiction, there is almost always an instant connection between father and child.
That may be a realistic response for some, but it is also common for fathers to feel no connection at all…

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This year’s NBA Playoffs have just been ridiculous! And no, I’m not talking about the Clippers ownership fiasco. I’m talking about the play on the court. I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before, but I love the game of basketball. I’ve played almost since I began to walk and talk, played in college, and play from time to time now…

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"I stay away from bagels and bread. They have too many carbs."

"I’m on the Paleo Diet; I don’t eat wheat or other grain foods."

"I don’t eat pasta dinners any more. I have a big salad instead."

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nfl flag football tournament 1400223370 1889629033 5 Drills to Include in Your Kids’ Summer Basketball Training + MOREEditor’s note:  With the NFL Draft just completed, football season is not as far away as you’d think.  To get you in that football frame of mind, take a peak at the following excerpt from an essay I wrote for USA Football:  “Football Fever:  Reflections of a Football Fan.”

My love of football began by watching football games on TV with my dad and brother…

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