Concerned About Your Child's New Summer Coach/Camp Counselor? Trust Your Instincts and Do Your Research + MORE

Concerned About Your Child's New Summer Coach/Camp Counselor? Trust Your Instincts and Do Your Research + MORE

Digital Health and Wellness for 21st Century Families

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Why is Abusive Coaching Tolerated in Sports? + MORE

On May 29, 2018, University of Maryland lineman Jordan McNair ran the last sprint of his life. After a series of 110 yd runs, during which he became disoriented and had trouble standing, McNair collapsed and died of heat stroke. He had a body temperature of 106 degrees in the hospital. He was only 1.... More »

How Much Will You Sacrifice for Your Kid’s Dreams in Sports?

What kind of financial sacrifices are you making for your kid’s sports to pursue their dreams at playing at a higher level? In the article Behind every Olympian is a financial sacrifice, the evidence is clear: Behind every athlete who makes it to the next level, is some sort of financial sac.... More »
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Lightning Safety For Outdoor Sports

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The summer months are the peak time of year for lightning strikes If you hear thunder, abandon outdoor practice and go indoors. “If the thunder roars, go indoo.... More »
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In Youth Sports, there is no LTAD without STAE + MORE

“Imagine youth sports was a room. On one end of the room, there is a door where everyone enters. At the other end, there is another door where everyone leaves.” So began a long conversation I had with Peter Hugg, the Head of Football (soccer) for Football New South Wales in Australia, on my rece.... More »

The Importance of Creating Team Culture

– youthsportspsychology.com

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Intentionally or not, all teams have a culture.
While cultures are usually not created intentionally, the impact of the culture is far reaching.
But what is team culture?
“The culture is how it feels to be involved with the team,” says Mark Lawton, a longtime teacher and coach who has led numerous teams to the championship level…

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By Rachel Flanagan

With summer break comes a burst of new
activities for families, including summer camp for kids, plus a plethora of
sports and academic opportunities. That means you and your children meeting and
interacting with new counselors, coaches, tutors and others.

There are more than 12,000 camps in the U…

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