April Basic Training: Pray for and with Your Kids + MORE

April Basic Training: Pray for and with Your Kids + MORE
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Bone Loss In Young Females: Once It’s Lost It’s Tough To Get It Back

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »

COACHING TIPS: When Coaches Make Mistakes…

 When Coaches Apologize By Doug Abrams A few years ago, an acquaintance of mine was the volunteer head coach of a 9-10-year-old youth basketball team in a nearby recreation league. A mutual friend had introduced us months earlier, and I grew impressed with the coach’s values about sportsmanship, .... More »

What’s Your Family’s Summertime Strategy?

Summertime brings vacations, camps, lots of outdoor fun, and of course, the inevitable sound of your child saying, “I’m bored!” I do not advocate filling every moment of your child’s summer; in fact, I think “boredom” every now and then is good for kids because it.... More »

10 Secrets Young Athletes Want Dad to Know

Sports Dads, can we talk for a minute about your young athletes? As a coach’s wife for 3 decades and sports mom for 21 years, I’ve seen just about every kind of sports dad there is, and I know you–you are most likely very competitive, love your child, and ultimately just want him o.... More »
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Shoutouts: Hillsborough disaster story highlights long list of great reads + MORE

It’s been way too long since the last Shoutout post on the B/R Blog. That means the pieces that our Quality Editing team have recommended for recognition have stacked up, so in the interest of this post not stretching to 5,000 words, I’m mostly just going to list them. Spend your time re.... More »

Mental Toughness


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Have you ever gone into a competition as physically prepared as you possibly could be, but something in your mind was causing doubts?  Have you excelled at workouts in practice, but find that your competition results don’t match up?  Have you ever noticed a difference in the thoughts that go through your head during practice versus what goes through your head during competition?  Are they the same?  Are they different?  If so, how are they different?
Surprisingly, there are a lot of athletes who have negative thoughts before and during competition…

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The first quarter of the All Pro Dad Basic Training 2014 is in the books!  Let us be the first to congratulate you on taking MAJOR steps to becoming a better dad this year. You have added three new habits, which are helping you accomplish your goal. For those new to the All Pro Dad Basic Training, it’s not too late to join, click here to catch up…

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How to Pray for Your Kids

– allprodad.com

One of our roles as dads is to protect our kids. But we all know we cannot protect them forever, and we cannot protect them from everything. But that doesn’t mean we are limited. This is because we always have the ability to pray.
God loves our kids and protects our kids even better than we do…

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national youth football tournaments 1396298617 1276994094 April Basic Training: Pray for and with Your Kids + MOREMelo says: Hold up a minute.
Selecting high-quality multimedia assets can differentiate a good article from a great one, but it’s a step in online publication that often goes overlooked as writers rush to keep up with the daily news cycle.
Even Bleacher Report’s highest-visibility content—articles that funnel through the B/R front page and CNN sports module—regularly have multimedia elements added, replaced or taken out during a quality review…

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