5 Family Financial Priorities + MORE

5 Family Financial Priorities + MORE

CONCUSSION PREVENTION: New Protective Catcher Helmet is Finding Support

First, an important disclaimer. Let me just say that this is not a commercial endorsement. Askcoachwolff.com does not receive any compensation from Force3 Pro Gear, nor do we have any relationship with the company. That being said, if your son or daughter plays baseball or softball, and is a catcher.... More »
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The Frustrations of Watching Your Child Sit the Bench: Two Things You Need to Know + MORE

Sitting in the stands and watching your child sit on the bench is a tough pill for sports parents to swallow. It will never be easy, but there are two things you can do to make the most of the situation:   It’s October, time for another Positive Youth Sports Winner! Who do you know...Read.... More »
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Why Sports Should be Fun for Young Kids + MORE

How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun? A sport parent asks: “My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »

Reducing Weight of Baseball May Increase Risk Of Injury To Youth Baseball Pitchers

  Using a lighter baseball would not significantly increase batted-ball impact injuries to position players in youth baseball, but would likely increase such injuries to pitchers, suggests a first-of-its-kind study. Studying reaction time among youth baseball players ages 9 to 13 in labora.... More »
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Yoga and Youth Sports: A Winning Combination + MORE

Yoga and youth sports is not a connection that youth sports parents and coaches always make. While yoga has become increasingly popular, not as many coaches have instilled yoga practices into their sports’ practices. As of 2015, about 10% of adults participated in yoga, but only about 3% of ki.... More »
According to a recent article in the Dallas Morning News, the top financial priority of American families is to simply get caught up on the bills. This is complicated by a record number of Americans completely out of the work force and not actively seeking employment. The new jobs being created are temporary and low income in nature…

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To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this new series of youth sports podcasts, I will be focusing on How You Can Help Your Child Improve His Athletic Skills.  Today’s podcast focuses on two issues: what is the best starting sport for your child? and how can you help your child deal…

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I was intrigued by this tweet by NYU journalism professor, media critic and prolific tweeter Jay Rosen:
If you teach digital journalism, you might make these statements required reading and discuss them in class. http://t.co/rZEibb8rnE
— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) February 24, 2015
That link led to a page with links to four “Candidate’s Statements” and the heading:
Editor in Chief of The Guardian
Organised by the Guardian and Observer Chapel Branch of the NUJ
OK, what?
It turns out the NUJ is the National Union of Journalists, a trade union in the United Kingdom and Ireland…

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