Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE

Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MORE

Nieman Storyboard’s Annotation Tuesday! looks under the hood of great writing + MORE

I don’t know how I’ve missed this, but Niemanstoryboard.org has a feature called Annotation Tuesday! in which one writer interviews another about some recent or famous piece, and the questions and answers are interspersed throughout the story itself. It’s like the audio commentary.... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: Are We Witnessing the End of Pop Warner Football?

Pop Warner Football has been an American tradition since at least the early 1950’s. Literally millions of kids and several generations of young athletes have learned how to play and enjoy tackle football from playing Pop Warner ball. But as the scene shifts these days in sports, we may see the.... More »
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How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORE

Dr. Bob Schafer (seated) of Prophecy Sciences at SSAC14One of the unmistakable takeaways from the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is that teams across all sports are looking for the “next big thing” that will offer a competitive advantage.  For most of the 2,000 attendees at th.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Is Adam LaRoche Being a Good – or Bad – Father?

Here’s what I find so amazing about sports parenting issues: You never know when the next controversy is going to come from. Case in point: Long-time major league slugger Adam LaRoche made national headlines this past week, insisting that he had language in his contract with the Chicago White .... More »
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How to Show Your Child That You BELIEVE in Him + MORE

BELIEVE. Do you understand the power of that one word? There are many words that we as parents say to our kids that empower them, but one of the strongest words I’ve seen that builds my kids up is the word “believe.” Believe is a word on a sign in the Clemson football meeting room..... More »
national youth football championships 1413957843 1875694030 Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad + MOREBy Brian Fullem, DPM
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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Looking for an internship, fellowship or other educational program to kick your journalism career up a notch or two? Check out this Poynter.org post, which lists, at this writing, 34 of the best of them.
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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