5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MORE

5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MORE

Sports Parenting Podcast: How Can You Best Help Your Athlete?

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Alan Stein of Stronger Team. Alan has a lot of great ideas to share with parents on how they can best help their athletes perform to their potential. Alan is the owner of Stronger Team and the strength & condi.... More »

HEROIC ATHLETES: Ivy League Baseball Continues to Attract Top Talent, Both On and Off the Field

Anybody who has heard my radio show over the last 15 years knows that I’m a big supporter of Ivy League baseball. To me, there’s just something very unique and special about talented baseball players who are also brilliant and accomplished students. Even more, because the baseball season.... More »

Is it Possible to Coach Your Child Objectively?

You may get accused of favoritism by parents and players. Your child may say you are harder on her than her teammates. The struggle of coaching your child objectively is real. Is it possible? Be a positive voice for change in youth sports by spreading the positive sports parenting word. Invite oth.... More »
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High School Hockey: Goal of the Year + MORE

Scoring the game winning goal in an overtime hockey game is a big deal. When it also gives your team a chance to go to the Minnesota State High School Tournament, it’s a bigger deal. And, when you score it with style and flair, well, it’s enough to call it the high school hockey goal of .... More »

DANGERS OF THROWING TOO MANY FASTBALLS: A New Study Suggests Max Effort Causes Injuries

Last week, as you may recall, I interviewed Jeff Passan, the author of new bestselling book, THE ARM. And if there was one major takeaway from that show, it was that the world of pitching —  and trying to prevent arm injuries —  has never been more complicated. And now, in yesterday’.... More »
If you listen closely, you can probably hear the words, “Yes!” as well as mini-celebrations over the next several days and weeks. Why? Parents all over the country are celebrating as its time for our kids to go back to school!
If your family is like most, including mine, then your summer has been pretty busy…

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On July 18, 2014, California governor Jerry Brown vetoed AB 1890, a bill that would have made it illegal for any person to use the title of "athletic trainer" unless that person goes to college, gets a bachelor degree and meets various other certification requirements

In a terse veto message, Governor Brown said "these conditions impose unnecessary burdens on athletic trainers
without sufficient evidence that they are really needed…

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I like this Lifehacker “How I Work” interview with Ira Glass, host and impresario of the great radio show “This American Life.”
In the top half, Glass talks about gear he uses and the setup of his workplace. It starts to get interesting for me when writer Andy Orin asks, “What’s your best time-saving shortcut/life hack?”

I’ve got nothing…

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national flag football tournament 1407219881 1744246757 5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MOREWhether you’re going to try to fit in a run during a work trip or you’re traveling across the country for a race, nobody likes to be ridden with jet lag. Lucky for you there are a few travel tips that can help out your body and make getting off the plane a little less painful.
Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!
Have you ever taken that partially consumed bottle of water out of your carry-on post flight and noticed how it looks all scrunched up, but then hisses as you open it and it re-fills with air? Well imagine your muscles doing the same thing…

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How to Raise a Lion Chaser!

– changingthegameproject.com

“Coach, I don’t want to take a penalty shot,” said a very nervous 13 year-old player of mine a few years back. We were in the Oregon Soccer State Cup semifinals, and this talented but not quite confident young girl looked in no mood to take a shot in the penalty shootout to determine whether […

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On July 21, 2014, California governor Brown signed into law an amended youth sports concussion safety law (AB 2127)  strengthening the law in several key areas.
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