Donating to Youth Before the End of the Year
By Doug Abrams
Headlines and commentary report adult excesses in youth sports with unfortunate regularity, but sometimes a positive story stays with readers for its inspiration. The staying power may last for years.
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A parent recently asked me: How do I let go? The million dollar question!
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A lot of coaches regularly employ punishment as a "teaching" tool with their athletes and teams. If the team/athlete fails to execute well, makes a lot of mistakes or loses, the coach punishes them with more physically brutal practices, extra trainings and usually extra, long hard conditioning.
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Sports Parents, What will it be? You have a choice to make that will greatly impact your child’s youth sports journey. In fact, I’d venture to say that this choice will have the greatest influence on you as a sports parent and on your child. Perhaps you think that I’m going to tal.... More »
Decorum and Fun:
Advice From the Pinnacle For Youth Leaguers’ Parents
By Doug Abrams
One Sunday morning in late February, University of South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin arrived a few minutes early for his 10-year-old son’s basketball game. Near the end of the prior 9-yea.... More »
Today we’re bringing you an interesting youth sports story from Arizona that centers around not a child, but a 45 year-old. Some 25 years ago, a man only identified as Ron was cut from his high school baseball team. In 2015, that moment is still haunting him. Tom Kuyper, writer for The Republic, described Ron […]
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By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
It’s important to see a doctor trained in sport concussion management after a concussion. Not all doctors know about return to play protocols.
Appropriate doctors are typically trained in sports medicine or neurology, and web searches will usually indicate whether they have training in sport concussion…
All great leaders, great coaches, great athletes, and great parents are lifelong learners. Every great coach I have met has been a lifelong student of coaching, leadership, psychology and more. Here at the Changing the game Project, we are always looking for the latest and greatest information on talent development, leadership, building culture, and being […]