Are Great Coaches Becoming an Endangered Species? + MORE

Are Great Coaches Becoming an Endangered Species? + MORE

10 Things That Will Make Life Easier for Busy Sport Parents

Busy Sports parents, do you feel like you’re drowning? Last night I was talking with a sports mom, who was recounting her busy day to me: running from school to home to pre-game drop-off, to home, and back to the game. It made me tired just listening to her! I remember that life. There were....... More »

Developing Mentally Tough Athletes + MORE

[vimeo 129803821 w=600 h=337].... More »

Stafan Fatsis on how access is playing out in the NFL’s troubles + MORE

This Slate piece by Stefan Fatsis is about how the NFL’s recent actions have caused the league to lose “its most loyal reporters,” but it also has some insights into the meaning of access, a subject we’ve discussed a lot in this space. “Roger Goodell and the NFL thought.... More »
nfl flag football tournament 1444068089 2104252979 Are Great Coaches Becoming an Endangered Species? + MORE

Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

Did you run out of fuel in the 85th minute of your soccer game last week? Were you forced to the football bench during a crucial 4th quarter 3rd down? Are your skills up to par, but find that it’s your endurance letting you down when it matters most? These drills are great for any fall sport .... More »
national flag football tournament 1435226521 950837202 Are Great Coaches Becoming an Endangered Species? + MORE

ABUSIVE COACHES: “Steph Curry….Stay Away from My Students!” + MORE

Sometimes, a teacher means well, but the words they choose unfortunately just don’t come out the right way. And because of that, I’m going to give Matt Amaral, a teacher at Mount Eden HS in Hayward, CA, a break on this. Let me explain why. Back in May, Amaral wrote a letter to NBA MVP St.... More »
 
Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “Money often costs too much.” [Click to Tweet] What has the pursuit of money cost you lately? Your child’s birthday party? Singing recital? Wedding anniversary? It’s much easier to be rich monetarily than have a rich family life. We all know which is far more important…

Continue Reading On allprodad.com »

At first, the experience of youth sports for you and your child starts out innocent and fun. As a new sports parent, you are still in the honeymoon phase of youth sports; the ugly side of competition has not surfaced yet. Honeymoons are great, but we all know that they don’t last forever. There will come a…

Continue Reading On jbmthinks.com/ »

When you are in the coaching profession, one of the things you learn early on is not to take things too personally. Your biggest fans when you win may become your biggest critics when you lose. Your players may love you one moment, and grumble the next, and it is important to maintain perspective and […

Continue Reading On changingthegameproject.com »

The Society of Professional Journalists released a a new Code of Ethics last week. Revised would be a better word, but there are some significant alterations that are worth noting.
The SPJ is acknowledging the changes that are roiling the media industry, mainly by changing its focus from “journalists” to “journalism…

Continue Reading On bleacherreport.com »