Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE

Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE

New Softball Mom Planner Gets You Organized

The new Softball Mom Planner provides 8 customizable forms for you to stay on top of all the goings on for the season. Things can get hectic with traveling sports, but this tool will keep you organized. The 8 forms are a perfect tool for any parent or coach. You’ll get a pre-season checklist, .... More »
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Car Tires And Cancer + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Artificial turf fields continue to grow in popularity, many of these fields use ground-up car tires (crumb rubber) as infill material Many scientific studies have s.... More »

7 Rookie Sports Parenting Mistakes

Sports parenting mistakes will happen all along the journey, but there are errors that new sports moms and dads tend to make simply because they are inexperienced in the youth sports world. When I look back to my rookie days as a sports mom, I cringe at some of the early mistakes I made. I...Read.... More »
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Of Rowing and the River + MORE

By Hal Barnes “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) Of Rowing and the River I came to rowing rather late in life. I’ve always been an eager participant in human powered travel. Cross country skii.... More »

A MOMENT TO REFLECT: Marking 20 Years of Sports Parenting Talk on WFAN Sports Radio

This Sunday AM marks my 20th year on the air at WFAN, and I wanted to pause for a moment to reflect on the issue of sports parenting and how it’s evolved – at least from my point of view – over the last two decades. Now, many of you know I first became drawn to the field of sports .... More »
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Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
Tampa, FL
 
Amol Saxena, DPM
Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Palo Alto, CA
Key Points:

A three phase treatment plan of reducing inflammation, massage and stretching, followed by strengthening can reliably get the runner back successfully

Last week we wrote about IT Band Syndrome in runners, including potential causes of the problem…

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COACHES – RELATIONSHIPS MOTIVATE!

– competitivedge.com

The heart of being a great coach lies in the relationships that you create and develop with each and every one of your athletes. RELATIONSHIPS MOTIVATE. It’s WHO you are and HOW you are with your players that dramatically affects their love of the game, how hard they work, how much they learn from you and ultimately, how well they perform for you…

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youth football tournaments 1413957856 440486379 Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE“I wouldn’t say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.”
– Michael Phelps, 18-time Olympic gold medalist
Whether you’re looking to make the team, compete at the State Championship, or gain a scholarship to a top swimming school, you are going to have to learn the proper techniques to make your swimming strokes efficient and subsequently fast…

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All three of my kids play youth sports throughout the course of the year. You will find me on the sidelines with a team shirt and whistle as one of the volunteer coaches. I am what you would call a sports dad. For roughly the last 10 years, since our daughter was four, I’ve been coaching my kids and their teammates…

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Note that the URL says there will be 27 of them, so you might want to keep checking back. The list is growing…

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She had been struggling for months in her performance because she cared too much. She was conscientious, had a great attitude and was an extremely hard worker in practice. She just simply over-pressured herself at competitions to do better, and as a result, always got much too tight to perform her best…

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