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

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

Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins on his fly-on-the-wall Warriors celebration piece + MORE

After the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship last week in Cleveland, they celebrated, and Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated wrote about their party. His piece is a classic of what’s known as fly-on-the-wall reporting. Here’s his lede: CLEVELAND—The season of splash ended .... More »
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10 Youth Sports Travel Hacks for Parents + MORE

These travel hacks for youth sports parents provide shortcuts and ideas which will make the trip easier. With my daughter playing travel softball, my son playing travel basketball and my youngest playing travel volleyball and basketball, we traveled a lot for youth sports. We probably didn’t d.... More »
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10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports + MORE

10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports Dear Coach, I am excited for my child to play on your team. As you put in hours and hours of your time preparing for the game, and I put in hours and hours watching the results, I would ask you to remember that […] The post 10 Thing.... 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 »

Sport Technology Update: Realtime Feedback from Medball or Barbell + 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 »
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

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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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