5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MORE

5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MORE
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Helping Young Athletes Cope with Pregame Distractions + MORE

Help Sports Kids Focus Before Games Let’s say you’re getting your sports kids ready for a soccer game. But a number of unforeseen events pop up. First, you can’t find their uniforms, and have to borrow some from the coach. Next, you arrive at the game, and it’s pouring—even though it was .... More »

TRAVEL TEAMS: The End of HS Sports Is Upon Us….

For years I’ve been preaching about the approaching end of traditional high school varsity sports, and I really do think “the end is near.” Who to blame? The lure and seduction of travel teams. It’s happening right now as US Soccer Academy and other travel soccer programs al.... More »
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May Mailbag + MORE

As the sports season winds down at the high school I am finally getting to the various emails I have received. I do truly enjoy the many stories and questions I get here, often times they are very learned for me; which translates to more information for you the reader. I picked out one such [….... More »
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Negative Coaching Tactics Don’t Work + MORE

College coaches have gotten a bad reputation due to a few loud and borderline abusive coaches. These coaches use intimidation, embarrassment and threatening techniques to try to bring out the best in their players. With the rise of social media, more players who recognize coaches that have gone too .... More »

Marathons Are Tough On The Heart, But Training Helps + MORE

Now that it’s mid-April, thousands of amateur runners are realizing the time has come to get serious about their Spring marathon training plans.  The easier 4-6 mile weekday jogs increase quickly into 10-15 mile weekend long runs.  For those new to endurance distances, this jump in milea.... More »

Keeping Your Core Healthy


youth sports 1394637282 762068619 5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
In recent posts we’ve been discussing the importance of the large lower extremity muscles and core, especially for sports such as baseball.  Today we’ll take a brief look at a few maintenance tips for the two dominant muscle stabilizing groups, the latissimus dorsi and gluteals…

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Mashable writer Sam Laird trawled the hallways at SXSports, the sports component of last week’s South by Southwest conference, and asked people with coveted sports-industry jobs how they broke in.
Laird presents the brief career stories of three of them in their own words: Kevin Cote, Senior Director of Digital for the Golden State Warriors; Amanda Vandervort, Director of Social Media for Major League Soccer; and Will Yoder, Digital Lead in the Octagon Talent Division at Octagon sports agency…

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Coaching Resource of the Month — March 2014

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

This is long overdue but March 2014′s Coaching Resource of the Month is SportsCoachUK’s blog. SportsCoachUK has a team of sport coach specialists blogging on a number of issues directly related to coaching including a new series on coaching apps. Highly recommend checking it out.
They are a non-profit partially supported by the British Govt…

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Gary was complaining to his friend Steve about his upcoming birthday. He was about to turn 40.
“No way,” Steve said. “I turned 50 a couple of years ago and it’s all good. 50 is the new 30!”
That helped Gary. Steve was having a great experience because he was living forward, getting more involved with his kids, reinventing himself, and giving this time in life his best shot…

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