DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Florida Law for Girls’ HS Lax Met with Heavy Resistance

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Florida Law for Girls’ HS Lax Met with Heavy Resistance

How to Help Your Child Win Where It Really Counts: In Their Head!

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Perhaps you’ve heard the saying “Sports is 80% mental”, or maybe even that it’s 90% mental. I read from one sports psychologist that actually it’s 100% mental because thoughts influence actions and those ac.... More »
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How To Be Relentlessly Positive In Youth Sports + MORE

We recently spoke with KC Wilder, a former collegiate All-American in cycling, a mental training coach and Positive Coaching Alliance trainer. Young athletes are likely to be happier in a positive environment, says Wilder, who is also a sports mom. “We are raising confidence and lowering anxi.... More »
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5 Mistakes (some) Parents Make When Praising Their Picky Eater + MORE

Guest Post from Feeding Specialist, Melanie Potuck What’s parenting got to do with raising a healthy eater?  Everything. Now, that’s not to say that kids become picky eaters because of “bad” parenting. When I teach classes around the United States, the audience learns that kids with ser.... More »
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ABUSIVE COACHES: “Steph Curry….Stay Away from My Students!” + MORE

Sometimes, a teacher means well, but the words they choose unfortunately just don’t come out the right way. And because of that, I’m going to give Matt Amaral, a teacher at Mount Eden HS in Hayward, CA, a break on this. Let me explain why. Back in May, Amaral wrote a letter to NBA MVP St.... More »
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Improvements In Youth Sports Safety Seen At State Level, But Work Remains + MORE

Statistics released by the National Athletic Trainers' Association in March 2016 show improvement in the number of states that have adopted best practices in three major areas of sports safety, but that safety gaps persist. The number of states (and percent improvements since the 2014-15 school .... More »
I don’t know if you have ever seen a girls’ HS lax game, or if you have a daughter who plays the sport, but my two daughters both played right through HS and loved the sport. They still do.
But that being said, when I used to watch them play, it struck me as a potentially very dangerous sport…

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