Coach Spotlight Interview: Running and Strength & Conditioning Coach + MORE

Coach Spotlight Interview: Running and Strength & Conditioning Coach + MORE

SPORT SAFETY: Physical Therapy When Coming Back from an Injury…

This is a given. If your son or daughter plays competitive sports, at some point in their career, they’re going to get hurt. It might be an ankle sprain, a bump on the head, a jammed neck. Or it might be more serious, such as a sprained MCL, broken leg, etc. The good news is that if your kid g.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: The Year in Review

Here’s a quick review of the biggest topics and headlines regarding sports parenting issues from 2014. Let’s start with the biggest issue of the year…concussions: Here’s what we know: 1– Concussions are commonplace in HS football, but they also occur in any contact sport, such as i.... More »

President’s Day: Lessons in Leadership from Abe Lincoln + MORE

  “No one is loved as much as you by the people. Don’t waste that power.” This is a quote from the movie Lincoln. It was spoken by Mary Todd Lincoln to her husband Abraham Lincoln. That’s a huge statement and reflected how much of an impact Lincoln had on our country. .... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Tips for Basketball Players Who Want to Play at the Next Level + MORE

To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. If your child plays basketball, and desires to keep playing through high school, perhaps even college, you must listen to what my guest, Kyle Ohman of BasketballHQ.com has to say. He has some great tips for parents, coaches and athletes about bask.... More »
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Can Sports Improve Young Athletes’ Self-Esteem? + MORE

Do Sports Help Self-Esteem? A sports parent writes: “My 12-year-old has always had low-self confidence and low self-esteem. My hope was that a competitive sport (baseball for us) could help him develop these but so far results (four years into the mission) are negative to neutral at best. How do .... More »

Field Report From TCB Commentator

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New York City – January 28, 2014 – Yesterday, TCB posted the announcement by the non-profit Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) regarding the launch of the Hit Count® certification program after two years of development.  Occasional guest poster Dorothy Bedford attended the press conference and filed this report from the Super Bowl Media Center at the […]

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And so it begins from the United Nations here in New York City.  Check-in has begun, and everyone is arriving; the Brewer Sports staff is feverishly working to make things go as smooth as possible (looking at you Kristi, Lindsay and PJ).  As evidenced by this being posted you can see that the wi-fi is […]

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I say it’s great-looking not because it’s pretty but because it looks like it’s great. I haven’t read it yet, but I plan to rectify that in the next 24 hours, and I have a lot of confidence in it…

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Meet coach Joe L.! Joe coaches both running and strength & conditioning. He specializes in one-on-one coaching and knows how to guide athletes towards their goals rather than dragging them to the finish line. Book Joe to boost your running ability and improve your fitness!
Tell us about your athletic career…

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youth flag football tournaments 1391042794 963747240 Coach Spotlight Interview: Running and Strength & Conditioning Coach + MOREThere’s two ways young athletes can deal with failure and losses, says Eric DeMeulenaere, a Clark University professor, former soccer coach and author of “Reflections From the Field.”
They can look at losses from a growth mindset, which means feeling the pain and embracing ways to improve–or they can look at failure and loss from a fixed mindset, and give up, rather than trying to learn from mistakes and failure…

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Controlled aerobic exercise rehabilitation may help relieve symptoms that patients with post-concussion syndrome experience with exercise and after prolonged cognitive working memory tasks by restoring normal cerebral blood flow regulation, finds an important new study.[1] 
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national youth football tournaments 1391042805 1792375949 Coach Spotlight Interview: Running and Strength & Conditioning Coach + MOREHeading into the frenzy that is Super Bowl week, Richard Sherman’s post-game antics may still be at the forefront of everyone’s news feeds, but let’s take a minute to focus on the single most influential factor that has brought the Seahawks to the big game this Sunday. He can’t pass like Peyton, break tackles like Newton, or gallop out of the pocket like Kaepernick, (heck, he isn’t even as tall as Brees), but he’s responsible for bringing Pete Carroll’s band of under-drafted misfits to the Meadowlands…

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After Tony Dungy and the Indianapolis Colts won the Super Bowl in 2006, he had one thing on his mind. Here’s his response when asked where he was going after winning the biggest game of his life.
 
 

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I am toying with posting some “behind the scenes” stuff, I will start here and see what kind of response I get…  So, here we go and enjoy!  Jack Brewer, Gerald Commissiong and General Peter Chiarelli have a vision of “shared information and working together” to solve this issue…

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Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. This is the day every football player and fan has been waiting for. The players who will strap on a helmet Sunday will answer with an emphatic, “Yes! This is the biggest game of my life.”
It may be a big game for football loving dads, but it is not the biggest game of your life…

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