Does More Spending On Kids’ Sports Cause More Pressure? + MORE

Does More Spending On Kids’ Sports Cause More Pressure? + MORE

How to Pull Your Child Out of the Dumps of Discouragement + MORE

Youth sports is a roller coaster of emotions, for parents and kids. And when you are at a low point in the ride, it seems like climbing out of the dumps of discouragement is a very daunting task. Hitting slumps. Dry shooting spells. Missed shots. Or maybe your child feels dejected because of team .... More »
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Mission Summer: Adventures in Dining + MORE

  I was never really into food before I was married. Consistently throughout my life, I have been made fun of for my pickiness. I’ll even admit that I have the palate of a fifth grader. In my wife’s family, food is love. She opened a whole new world to me. We want to instill that love in ou.... More »
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Sideline Chatter: Hear From Mom + Dad, Vol. 1 + MORE

Now that you’ve heard from some of our coaches, it’s time to get the scoop from some of our active parents as well! All things considered, this is valuable information for all parties, even us! For any coaches that may be reading this interview, you’ve now received a direct line to.... More »
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Heel Pain In Young Athletes: Calcaneal Apophysitis or “Sever’s Disease” + MORE

By Amol Saxena, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Palo Alto, CA Key Points: Heel pain in young athletes is a very common condition in young growing athletes Most often this is a condition called “Sever’s Disease”, a.... More »

#NATM2015 YouTube Video – OATS + MORE

From my home state of Illinois, I give you Oswego High School…  Make sure you see the interviews at the end of the video!!!!!!!!!!! Well Done!Filed under: Athletic Training, Video Tagged: #NATM2015, athletic training, Oswego High School.... More »
flag football tournaments 1404423087 175233489 Does More Spending On Kids’ Sports Cause More Pressure? + MOREParents, think twice before investing a lot of money into youth sports. While your intentions may be well-meaning, your efforts may backfire.
That’s the word from a new study about spending and youth sports. The author, Travis Dorsch, found that higher parental spending creates sports kids who feel more pressured–and often don’t perform well…

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Unlike the USMNT’s 2010 World Cup exit in the Round of 16 against Ghana, this year’s tournament exit has left seeds of brightness and hope amongst the ruins of tattered hopes and shattered dreams of glory.
This World Cup team for USA had a progressive, very resolute coach in Jurgen Klinsmann, and a lot of young, promising, and diverse talent…

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The 2014 All-Star game is right around the corner and is set to be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15th. As in previous years, players are voted into the game by the fans of baseball. Today, July 3rd, marks the last day that you can cast your vote for the players who you think deserve the chance to go to Minneapolis…

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Mission Summer: Water Wars I

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I couldn’t have been more than three. My older sister doesn’t deny doing it; in fact she is still proud. Our mom and dad saw what was happening, but didn’t stop it. Instead, they filmed it so that we could laugh about it for the rest of our lives.
It was a hot summer day and I was curious about the hose that was filling the baby pool…

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Dr. Alan Goldberg spoke with Swimming World’s Tiffany Elias about his talks at the 2014 Central states coaching clinic in Chicago.

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youth sports 1404423117 30222998 Does More Spending On Kids’ Sports Cause More Pressure? + MOREWrigley Field is baseball’s Mecca. Wrigley Field is ivy-covered brick walls, Harry Caray singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” and Ferris Bueller played hooky to attend an afternoon Cubbies game. Celebrating its 100th year birthday in 2014, the old ballpark outshines its host team.
Wrigley Field celebrates its 100th birthday
The Cubs’ sad post-season record hasn’t stopped the fans from coming to this cherished national treasure…

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