Coaching Youth Sports: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter + MORE

Coaching Youth Sports: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter + MORE
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Will You Help Me Give a Cap To a Child Who is Battling Cancer? + MORE

Last week I introduced to you a great new fundraising tool called FlipGive. Today, I’m launching  my own campaign, to show you how it works! I’ve started a campaign to raise money for Caps for Kids, an organization that buys caps for kids undergoing cancer treatment. My goal is to raise.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: Daniel Flores + MORE

Our next stop in the Coach Spotlight Series is Daniel Flores, one of our excellent baseball coaches in California! If that name sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve featured Coach Flores in one of our incredible success stories — if you need a refresher on that, you can find his vid.... More »
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Why Youth Sports Leagues Should NOT Rely on FBI Fingerprint Checks Alone + MORE

The interest in and prevalence of youth sports background checks as a pre-employment and pre-volunteering measure is skyrocketing. The National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) says this is attributed to two factors: the increased exposure of high-profile reports of child sexual abuse, such as at t.... More »
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3 Strategies for Parenting Competitive Twins (Or Siblings Close in Age) + MORE

Twins… double the love, the fun, and the joy! But sometimes twins can be double the trouble – or at least that’s how it feels when sibling competition kicks into high gear and you’re trying to manage the chaos in “stereo.” And it’s not just twins. Parents with siblings close in a.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: What’s the Best Way to Give Feedback to Young Athletes (…and their Parents)? + MORE

One of the basic fundamentals that all coaches embrace – whether at the youth, travel, or HS level – is that a coach has to give feedback to one’s athletes. Problem is, it’s rare for a coach to be trained at any level on how to do this. In short, it’s just sort of ̶.... More »
A lot has changed since I took over daily operation of the Bleacher Report Blog almost four years ago. And this blog has changed right along with it.
In the spring of 2011 B/R was digging into the process of improving the quality of the content. The task of the B/R Blog was to offer journalism advice, education and examples of success…

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The heart of every team and player experience is the coach. Coaches have a choice of
going down one of two paths. One is a win-based approach. The other is often
called developmental, but I prefer to call it "relationship- and experience-based coaching. "

Win-approach coaching is the most common by far (especially these days)…

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Nerlens Noel Post Moves

– blog.coachup.com

In his first healthy season in the league, Nerlens Noel has been averaging 8.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game. He’s also shown significant improvement on both sides of the court since the All Star break. Noel has potential to be a force in the NBA and is working hard to improve every aspect of his game…

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“I’m training really hard, doing double workouts, and eating only healthy foods. I feel full all the time—but I am losing too much weight. I don’t think I could comfortably eat any more…”

 

“I generally eat clean—but some days I cheat and have ice cream.”

 

“Fruit juice is bad; it has way too much sugar! I’ve stopped drinking it…

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Sports parents, if you have found yourself dwelling on the negative things that are happening in your child’s youth sports experience, I’d like to give you some advice to help pull you out of the downward spiral: Start looking for the gorilla! In this world-famous awareness test from Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris, the viewer…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Concord, MA, March 9, 2015.  MomsTEAM Institute’s Executive Director, Brooke de Lench, announced today the election of Ben Utecht to the Institute’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Utecht is a former NFL tight end and Super Bowl champion with the Indianapolis Colts.  In 2009, his career was cut short by a fifth diagnosed concussion suffered during a pre-season practice with the Cincinnati Bengals…

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Creativity, it turns out, is a natural gift. According to educational philosopher Sir Ken Robinson, almost all humans are born with a huge capacity for creativity. Then, over the years, our educational paradigms squash original thought, replacing it with a more assembly line, factory model approach to learning…

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