ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Still Trying to Curb Violent Acts by Angry Parents + MORE

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Still Trying to Curb Violent Acts by Angry Parents + MORE

What Olympic Parents Want to Tell Sports Parents

Every two years, we are in awe of Olympians and inevitably, we meet some Olympic parents and hear their stories of sacrifice and support. There was a time, however, when those Olympic parents were sports parents much like you are. I doubt that most of them really grasped that someday their children .... More »

Learning from Mistakes: Helping Kids See the Good Side of Getting Things Wrong

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Why Communication is More Important for Athletes

How to Develop Confidence in Sports Kids Sports parents, and coaches alike, play an integral role in how your sports kids feel about the sports they play and their overall experiences. Often sports parents, however, can unwittingly hurt their kids’ confidence by being overly enthusiastic. For exa.... More »
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When Sports Kids Are Bullied By Coaches + MORE

How to Deal With Bully Coaches Do your sports children complain about being bullied, teased, or intimidated by coaches? One sports mom recently told us her own story about how much a bully coach hurt her son… “Some of it was outright verbal, mental, emotional abuse. And a lot of times th.... More »

Sports Psychology Secrets: Taking a Moment to Reflect on Serena Williams’ Meltdown at the US Open

Like millions of sports viewers worldwide, I happened to tune into the finals of the women’s tennis championship at the US Open yesterday – and I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. If you haven’t seen the video by now (although I assume if you follow sports, you probably hav.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Rotator cuff tears requiring surgery are uncommon in young athletes
Surgery typically leads to excellent function and very high return to sports at the same level or higher, although overhead athletes may need to change positions

The rotator cuff is a term used to describe a group of four tendons at the top of the shoulder responsible for movement and stability of the shoulder joint…

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In Youth Sports, there is no LTAD without STAE

– changingthegameproject.com

“Imagine youth sports was a room. On one end of the room, there is a door where everyone enters. At the other end, there is another door where everyone leaves.” So began a long conversation I had with Peter Hugg, the Head of Football (soccer) for Football New South Wales in Australia, on my recent
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 More About Why Criminal Prosecutions Can Help Control Parental Violence in Youth Sports
By Doug Abrams
 
A few years ago, a Minnesota judge sentenced a father to six months in prison for grabbing his son’s pee wee hockey coach in a choke hold during a practice session while the 11-12-year-old players watched…

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