Be Prepared + MORE

Be Prepared + MORE

SOCIAL MEDIA CONCERNS: The Plague of Sexting is Commonplace with HS Athletes

The national epidemic of “sexting” — HS kids sending photos of naked classmates via text messages — has become the latest trend in social media that coaches, parents, and the law have been struggling to deal with. As law professor Doug Abrams pointed out on The Sports Edge th.... More »

Tom Brady Worries About Youth Sports Intensity

Despite winning four Superbowls in the ultra-competitive NFL, Tom Brady, now the father of three pre-teens, believes that youth sports have gotten too intense. According to Brady on his weekly radio spot with WEEI, playing sports used to be far simpler when he grew up. Brady spoke candidly about hi.... More »

Advice for aspiring NBA writers at Fansided, from a bunch of NBA writer + MORE

Michael Dunlap, who founded Hoops Habit and is senior content director at Fansided, asked a bunch of NBA writers for their best advice for aspiring sportswriters. You’ll probably learn as much by reading their answers as you’ll learn in a month in a college sportswriting class, so consid.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety

To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Is football safe? Can a female coach high school football? What can you do to help your child stay safe in youth sports? Knengi Martin of USA Football is my podcast guest and she answers all of these questions–and more. Cu.... More »
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When Kids Play Better in Practice Than Games

 Helping Sports Kids Take Confidence to Games A sports parent asks: “My child is consistently amazing in practice, his coach tells me he’s one of the best practice players on the team, but he freezes up when game time comes! What can I do to help this?” When kids under perform in comp.... More »
 
This month, the college basketball world will experience some fantastic finishes. It always makes me think of the endings to the top sports movies. We thought we would find out which is the most inspirational sports movie ending of all time.
In the spirit of March Madness, we have made a bracket composed of the top ones…

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Taylor Twellman Story (9/21/2010)

– theconcussionblog.com

Originally posted on The Concussion Blog in September of 2010.  I would be interested to see Taylor talk about this in a reflecting manner and see if anything has changed with him and his thoughts on concussions in the sport he loves. ========== Just ask Taylor Twellman, a soccer player from the New England Revolution […]

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Strong applicants to the Advanced Program in Editing and Content Management come to us from a variety of backgrounds, having experience in everything from school paper production and peer editing to research projects and book publishing.
A solid sports background is certainly key, as is some proofreading prowess…

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Being critical seems to be a sports parenting pastime. And this is partly understandable because it’s easy to find things to criticize when your child is playing sports. The coach doesn’t communicate enough. The snack bar is unorganized. The time-keeper keeps messing up. The ump continually makes bad calls…

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We Prepare – You Perform

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It is that time of the year again to point the spotlight on the countless, often faceless, professionals that do much more that many know in protecting your physically active peers.  This year the message is “We Prepare You Perform” and has many different meanings to many different people…

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Be Prepared

– theconcussionblog.com

Originally posted on Athletic Training and Fitness:Be Prepared– A motto that the Boy Scouts introduced. And a concept that Athletic Trainers practice. Be Prepared. For what? ANYTHING. Athletic Trainers are prepared for just about anything. We take the time to prepare prior to a game or practice so that you can perform fully…

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