Avoiding the Family Cold War + MORE

Avoiding the Family Cold War + MORE

Underdog Leicester Wins Premiere League

What was the biggest upset in sports ever? Villanova upsetting heavily favored Georgetown in college basketball? Buster Douglas beating fearsome Mike Tyson? Team USA upsetting the Russians in Olympic hockey? Or, underdog Leicester wins Premiere League? Many folks are making the case that Leicester&#.... More »

5 Ways to Be Remembered as a Good Father

  I was driving back home when I received the news I had been dreading. A year and a half prior, my close friend Mike called me to tell me he had cancer. Now I received the message that he was gone, leaving behind a lovely wife and two beautiful daughters. A day after I received the news, I fle.... More »

WOC #10 Angela Hucles: 2x Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Player on Why We Need Introverted Players + MORE

Founder and CEO of Empowerment Through Sport, Angela Hucles is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for US Soccer, two-time World Cup Bronze Medalist, former professional soccer player of the Boston Breakers and the US Soccer Foundation’s 2009 Humanitarian of the Year. Angela led the U.S. team in scor.... More »

Good career advice after a sobering week: Have a Plan A, B, C and D + MORE

As we discussed Friday, last week was a tough one in the sportswriting biz, with Sports on Earth reportedly laying off most of its staff. If your Twitter feed was anything like mine, it was filled with good sportswriters letting everyone know they were looking for work. Sports media is a rough, eve.... More »

How to Prevent Injuries in Youth Sports + MORE

Every parent wants to prevent injuries in youth sports. Here are some real steps you can take. This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Safety is a top concern for many sports par.... More »
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With a sport like running, a lot of an athlete’s success comes from not only how hard he or she trains, but also on technique development. Without technique work, a runner will lose efficiency in the running form which can potentially cause a plateau in performance.  There are many running drills to improve your running form, but here are two common examples, called the A Skip and the B Skip:

For the A Skip, start by bringing your knee up so that your leg reaches parallel, then skip…

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Your readers are great editors. But only if you listen to them.
Not every writer likes to jump into the comments and mix it up with readers. You’ve heard the advice about engaging with the community and encouraging debate, and if it’s not your style, it’s not your style. 
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Avoiding the Family Cold War

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On Saturday, October 27, 1962 the United States and Soviet Union were on the brink of nuclear war.  The Cuban Missile Crisis was in its terrorizing 14th day.  Communication between President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev had been reduced to a naval game of cat and mouse.
On this particular day, the U…

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