COLLEGE RECRUITING: The Recruiting Myth of College O1Campus Camps + MORE

COLLEGE RECRUITING: The Recruiting Myth of College O1Campus Camps + MORE
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The Will to Compete: A High School Wrestler’s Story + MORE

Bryar Hebb is 15 years old from Fredonia, a small farming community in southeast Kansas. He is a farm kid. He has not had an easy road in life. When he was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with Legg-Perthes disease in the right hip. He is in constant pain. He pushed the pain aside because he wanted to .... More »

Athletic Trainers' Group Issues Position Statement On The Use Of Mouthguards In Preventing Dental Injuries

With increased participation in high school and college sports, and injuries, including to the teeth, on the rise as well, the National Athletic Trainers' Assocaition has issued new guidelines (1) on how to prevent and manage sport-related dental and oral injuries through the use of mouthguards. .... More »
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Resourcefulness: How Parents Help Children Achieve Goals + MORE

When our daughter Sarah was in 7th grade, her Latin Class held student chariot races—reenacting a sport that began in ancient Greece. Sarah’s goal was to build the best chariot so she and her team could win the competition. It was a fun school project, and one that had the potential to help Sara.... More »

HS CODE OF CONDUCT: Can We Get Our Athletes to Think Ahead if We Toughen Up the School’s Code of Conduct? + MORE

It was a real stunner when Mack Breed, the defensive coach at John Jay HS, came forth and acknowledged that he instructed his two defensive backs, Moreno and Rojas, to “hit” the ref and make him pay because the ref had made bad calls against John Jay all game. And the two football player.... More »

Why Do Parents Blame the Coach? + MORE

It’s easy to blame the coach when things don’t go as we’d like. Coaches are easy targets. When your child is not playing to his potential, when she is sitting too long on the bench, or when you don’t like the way a play turned out–parents are on the prowl for someone to.... More »
To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. If you’ve never coached, then you don’t know what a coach thinks, feels, and sees as he or she coaches kids in youth sports. In this podcast episode, I am featuring Joe Daniel of Joe Daniel Football. Joe Daniel is a the varsity defensive…

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This is the time of the year in which a number of college baseball coaches put on 2-3 day camps, where prospective college baseball players pay a good-sized fee in which to go the college campus, and basically have a chance – along with dozens of other hopeful HS players – go through their paces to impress a college coach and his staff…

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Do Youth Leaguers’ Candy Sales Violate the Child Labor Laws?
Fundraising and Youth Leaguers’ Safety
 By Doug Abrams
 Two weeks ago, Rick Wolff and lawyer Steve Kallas teamed up for a thought provoking show about the legality of a parent-led fundraising project favored by many high school and youth league sports programs…

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