Editor’s Note: Sports Feel Good Stories is proud to include an excerpt from Barry Milazzo’s All the King’s Men – Finding Purpose and Hope in Brokenness and Impossibility. Book Background Barry Milazzo’s son Bryson suffered a catastrophic medical brain injury after his 8.... More »
Encouraging Leadership Skills in Youth Sports
Leadership skills are essential for sports kids who want to become more valuable to their teams.
Here’s the good news: Becoming a leader is a straightforward process that requires the same commitment and dedication your kids would give to their jump s.... More »
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 »
I first blogged about new RFID technology being implanted in a basketball back in 2012. I recently came across similar technology being implanted in a medicine ball or attached to a barbell. Thanks to Assess2Perform, coaches and athletes now can measure almost instantly such MOEs as:
Angle of relea.... More »
How do you choose the right hashtag when promoting your work or otherwise trying to get attention on social media? If you’ve got the perfect hashtag but someone else starts using it for a different purpose, do you stay the course or switch? What about if you’ve got a hashtag going and th.... 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…
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)…
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…
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…
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…
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…