Pressure And Social Approval
Often, young athletes worry too much about what teammates, parents, coaches and friends think about how they’re performing on the court, field or course.
When they seek others’ approval of their performance and abilities, and then don’t do well, they can feel inad.... More »
On January 24, 2016 the International Olympic Committee announced new guidelines for transgender athletes’ eligibility to compete in the Olympics. While hailed by one trans athlete as bringing the IOC "into the modern world," the applause for the IOC may be premature.
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One Day You Will Miss Practice, I Promise Those two-a-day practices in the heat; those after-school battles each and every day with your teammates — I took it for granted, I must admit. Whether your sport is on 84 feet of hardwood or somewhere inside the foul lines of a baseball diamond, one .... More »
As part of the project of staying current on the media landscape, which we should all do, I always think it’s a good idea to have a look at Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report. This year’s came out late last month.
Meeker is a venture capitalist who issued her first report.... More »
3 Ways to Show You Care When You Can’t Make it to the Game
By Kathleen Burke, TeamSnap
Between the time it takes readying kids for school, helping with homework, keeping the family fed and, oh yeah, going to work, sometimes no matter how hard you try to plan ahead, getting to your child’s sp.... More »
When things get uncomfortable on a youth sports team, many parents and athletes resort to team-hopping. Let me explain first what team-hopping is not. It is not when your child finishes a season and moves on to the next level of competition. It is not when your child changes club teams because he or she is…
When Arnold Schwartzenegger stepped out from his traditional action roles to do the movie Kindergarten Cop, I was more than a little skeptical. I was surprised by how much I liked it. The story was compelling and, at times, heartwarming. However, the most enjoyable part was watching Schwartzenegger’s action hero persona getting flustered by little children…
Sticking with the theme of audio from yesterday’s post, here’s an interesting conversation among Digiday editor in chief Brian Morrissey, staff writer Eric Blattberg and Slate general manager Brendan Monaghan about podcasting.
Slate, which Morrissey writes has 15 regular podcasts, is “spinning out a podcast network called Panoply, which will offer its expertise to other publishers wanting to build their own podcasts…
This post is from March 22, 2011 and is great to bring back for all to read. I am unaware of any changes in Paul’s professional life, but this remains relevant! ========== During the month of March we will continually highlight the work of an athletic trainer. This series will incorporate open letters about the […]