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Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer. Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there: A new study,  just published by the Journal of the American .... More »

30 Day Family Time Challenge + MORE

  Happy New Year! One of the best New Year’s resolutions we can make this year is to bring our families closer together and spending more time together. Join us and kick off the New Year with our 30 Day Family Time Challenge. It’s 30 days of simple ways for you to focus on loving.... More »
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The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under care from a qualified neurologist .... More »
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9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer + MORE

9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: How to WIN AT LOSING

As a sports parent, what do you say to your youngster who has just experienced “the agony of defeat” for the first time in their very young career? That kind of parental experience  inspired sportswriter Sam Weinman to write a new book with the provocative title, WIN AT LOSING: How Our .... More »
 YOUTH COACHING: TODAY’S CHALLENGES, TOMORROW’S REWARDS
By Doug Abrams
 
A few years ago, one of my recent law students told me an astounding story about the high school JV football team that he and a friend were coaching as volunteers.  After practice shortly before the opening game, the pair hosted a team pizza party at their own expense…

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Binge Watching Sports

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junior football tournaments 1419389899 1197256097 Binge Watching Sports + MOREThe third season of House of Cards will be released by Netflix on February 27, 2015. The popular series featuring Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood has been eagerly awaited by fans. Many of whom will watch multiple shows in one sitting in a practice known as binge watching (or binge viewing).
Binge watching began in the 1980’s when networks developed marathon programming featuring a succession of episodes of one show scheduled back-to-back…

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national youth football championships 1419389904 161271885 Binge Watching Sports + MOREIn sports, the goal is to win. Plain and simple. Let’s be honest, it is about whether you win or lose, not just how you play the game.
But there is a line that many parents and coaches cross when it comes to winning. And that line is the difference between winning and winning at all costs.
Why Winning is Okay
Besides the fact that winning in youth sports is absolutely fun, there are some other reasons that winning is really okay:

It gives players a sense of accomplishment
It gives them a reward for their hard work
It helps teams see what happens when they play together
It encourages kids to continue playing sports
It gives kids motivation to seek higher goals

Why Winning at all Costs is Not Okay
When winning becomes more important than the people who are playing, then the line has been crossed…

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On very rare and special occasions, we will see a couple celebrating their 50th anniversary. So many things have to fall into place for a couple to make it that long together that it can nearly be considered a miracle only God could have bestowed. Not only does the couple have to fight off all the sharp, poison-tipped arrows of life but just the simple fragile nature of the human body makes it very hard for both to make it that far…

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In response to a mom’s question: “Is my little hockey player taking sports too seriously?”, here are 6 signs that he or she may be doing just that.   Let them be little. Even as you help them grow up. Download my ebook now, 22 Ways to Let Your Kids Be Little Even While Helping Them…

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Burnout: When The Reasons Aren’t Physical

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national youth football championships 1419389898 998597823 Binge Watching Sports + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Pressure from parents, peers, or coaches can sometimes lead young athletes to quit organized sports due to “burnout”
We need to be on the lookout for signs of burnout and seek help early
Signs may include lack of enthusiasm for sports, recurring physical ailments, and generally declining sport performance

Last week I wrote about the things a high school athlete should be doing between sports seasons, and this week’s topic is a follow-on to last week’s post…

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