Analyst Mary Meeker gives state of the internet, internet listens + MORE

Analyst Mary Meeker gives state of the internet, internet listens + MORE

Could Rats Help Discover the Healthiest Form of Exercise?

A new study published in the Journal of Physiology and then written about by The New York Times is making waves for its intriguing look at the human mind and exercise. In which, the researchers injected a group of male rats with a substance that helps understand the effects of exercise on the brai.... More »
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3 Myths that are Destroying the Youth Sports Experience for our Kids + MORE

Every year, I travel throughout the US, Canada, Asia and Europe, and give well over 100 presentations to parents and coaches. I speak to tens of thousands of people about youth sports, coaching, and athlete development. Every time I do a live event, I get asked the following question: “If you are .... More »

6 Ways to Give Your Athletes the Gift of Independence

Happy Independence Day! We celebrate this day in remembrance of our country breaking free from the control of Britain. But as parents, we struggle with the whole independence thing in our kids because our desire to be involved in their lives often keeps us from giving them the space to become autono.... More »

5 Questions to Help Your Child Overcome Disappointments or “Failure” + MORE

When your child experiences “failure” or makes mistakes in a game, the last thing he probably wants to do is think about it some more after it’s all over. During the game, coaches and parents will tell their kids to “shake it off,” which is a good idea in the heat of co.... More »
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Help Young Athletes Reframe Doubts + MORE

Do Your Sports Kids Lack Self-Confidence? In “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions about sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to subm.... More »
 
It’s time for June’s Basic Training! First, let us give you a big high five for saying “I’m in” to the All Pro Dad Basic Training 2014, and for taking action each month. If you are new or have fallen off of All Pro Dad’s Basic Training, click here to catch up. We know you can do it and we are rooting for you!
One of the main reasons basic training was started was to have a group of dads all striving for the same thing—to be better dads…

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The NBA Playoff conference finals are mid-series right now and there are a lot of stories about the game within the game. My hometown Pacers are facing elimination at the hands of the Miami Heat and the match-up between two players has been highlighted, and not necessarily for on-court reasons.
Who wins when it comes to trash talk?
Lance Stephenson and LeBron James have exchange some words on the court as well as off the court through the media…

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By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

University of Chicago business school professor Toby Moskowitz discusses his fascinating book, Scorecasting
The book is a “Freakonomics” type of analysis to some of our commonly held sports beliefs
The home field advantage is real
The “hot hand” is probably a myth
Challenge the “conventional wisdom”, especially what you hear from sports announcers

How many youth sports games have you attended when you were convinced the ref was a “homer”?  Particularly in sports such as soccer, where the referee is in charge of subjective parts of managing the game such as time added for injury, the behavior of the ref often favors the home team…

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Mary Meeker is an analyst whose annual report on the state of the internet is to people who care about such things kind of like what the first mock draft of the year is to NFL junkies. A former Wall Street securities analyst who now works for the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meeker presented her report at the first Code Conference Wednesday in Southern California…

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Starting Your Athletes the Right Way

– changingthegameproject.com

(A child’s first contact and first impression of a sport goes a long way to determining whether or not he will fall in love with the game. As basketball great Steve Nash says, upon receiving his first ball and playing in his first organized league at age 13, “I felt like I had a new [...]

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national youth football championships 1401447058 1622125719 Analyst Mary Meeker gives state of the internet, internet listens + MOREWhat makes an endurance athlete quit? Not quit the sport, but quit during a competition.  Every runner, swimmer, or cyclist starts a race with the desire to win or at least achieve a personal best time.  They’ve done the pre-race math – keep at a certain pace for the entire distance to achieve the target time…

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