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

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: What’s the Best Way to Give Feedback to Young Athletes (…and their Parents)? + MORE
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How to Show Your Child That You BELIEVE in Him + MORE

BELIEVE. Do you understand the power of that one word? There are many words that we as parents say to our kids that empower them, but one of the strongest words I’ve seen that builds my kids up is the word “believe.” Believe is a word on a sign in the Clemson football meeting room..... More »
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Bone Loss In Young Females: Once It’s Lost It’s Tough To Get It Back

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »

The Way of the Champion

All-American. World-champion. Greatest shooter on the planet. Most Valuable Player…twice. Yes, I am talking about Steph Curry, the all-world guard for the Golden State Warriors. These are the things we all say about him – we all know about him – when the lights are shining brightly.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: How State Laws Are Mandating Adult Education on This Important Issue

A New Study on Adult-Education Mandates In State Concussion Laws By Doug Abrams  Between 2009 and 2014, amid heightened public awareness about the serious consequences of concussions suffered in youth sports, every state and the District of Columbia enacted laws designed to promote prevention and t.... More »
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Why Pregame Mental Prep is Critical for Athletes + MORE

Pregame Mental Preparation For Young Athletes Just before a game or competition, kids need to be as mentally ready as possible. However, it’s hard to do this when kids feel anxious, distracted, worried or tense about what’s about to happen. This can undermine kids’ performance and con.... More »
Youth sports burnout is the last thing you want your young athlete experience; it will hold your child back from reaching his potential, can cause physical problems, and could push her away from a sport that she truly enjoys playing. According to Momsteam.com, there are four stages to burnout: a child is placed in a…

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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 “assumed” that coaches know how to do this…

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