Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

ATHLETIC DIRECTORS: Why are So Many Long-Time Coaches Being Let Go at Scarsdale High School? + MORE

Something very curious has been happening at prestigious Scarsdale (NY) HS over the last couple of years. Despite having some very successful athletic programs, at least half a dozen experienced head varsity coaches have been let go. And in all of the cases, nobody knows why. Even some of the dismis.... More »

SOCIAL MEDIA CONCERNS: The Plague of Sexting is Commonplace with HS Athletes

The national epidemic of “sexting” — HS kids sending photos of naked classmates via text messages — has become the latest trend in social media that coaches, parents, and the law have been struggling to deal with. As law professor Doug Abrams pointed out on The Sports Edge th.... More »
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Helping Young Athletes Cope with Pregame Distractions + MORE

Help Sports Kids Focus Before Games Let’s say you’re getting your sports kids ready for a soccer game. But a number of unforeseen events pop up. First, you can’t find their uniforms, and have to borrow some from the coach. Next, you arrive at the game, and it’s pouring—even though it was .... More »

TRAVEL TEAMS: A Club Team Worth Emulating….

For years on my Sports Edge radio show, I have cautioned sports parents about the potential pitfalls and real concerns regarding travel team sports. Everything from unfair tryouts to coaches who want to win at all costs to the escalating amounts of time and money that having a child on a travel can .... More »
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Don’t Fall for these 10 Youth Sports Myths + MORE

Remember how youth sports was when you were a kid? It seems like the experience was a less complicated. Unfortunately, today’s youth sports experience is not so cut and dry as it was when kids were just in it for the pure enjoyment of the game. These days, parents enter with a host of expect.... More »
Did you run out of fuel in the 85th minute of your soccer game last week? Were you forced to the football bench during a crucial 4th quarter 3rd down? Are your skills up to par, but find that it’s your endurance letting you down when it matters most? These drills are great for any fall sport athletes looking to up their self-determination and physical endurance — so, football, soccer, cross country, whatever, this drill is for you…

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nfl flag football tournament 1444068089 2104252979 Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MOREAbout 63 percent of game 1 winners in the World Series go on to lift the Series trophy. In the first game of the 1988 World Series, things looked bleak for the Dodgers. Down by one run in the bottom of the 9th inning. Manager Tommy Lasorda and the Dodgers were one out away from giving the Athletics Game 1, a lot of momentum and a great chance to win it all…

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What is Mental Toughness for Athletes?

– youthsportspsychology.com

kids football tournaments 1444068083 753481223 Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MOREIn “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about what mental toughness is for athletes. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
In this video I’m going to talk about what mental toughness is and what the mental skills that are included in being a mentally tough athlete…

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The fall season is underway, so you likely are beginning to get a feel for how confident your athletes are feeling in their sport.
If you’re uncertain about whether they’re feeling confident, here are a few things to think about. If you can identify what busts kids’ confidence in sports, you’re on your way to boosting their confidence and performance…

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To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. You may think that the best thing you can give your young athlete is being the team mom, paying for the club team, or even being at every single game. But my podcast guest in this episode, Scott Rosberg from Coach with Character, actually has a…Read More

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