False Wisdom You Should Not Teach Your Kids + MORE

False Wisdom You Should Not Teach Your Kids + MORE
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Negative Coaching Tactics Don’t Work + MORE

College coaches have gotten a bad reputation due to a few loud and borderline abusive coaches. These coaches use intimidation, embarrassment and threatening techniques to try to bring out the best in their players. With the rise of social media, more players who recognize coaches that have gone too .... More »
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Layups and Life Lessons: 7 Messages for Youth Basketball + MORE

The new shoes are laced up. The old bicycle pump remedies the under-inflated ball after a long search for the needle. The sound of dribbling is heard with rhythmic regularity. It can only mean one thing. Basketball season has begun. Basketball is the most popular youth sport At YMCA’s, school .... More »
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Listening for Understanding: A Win-Win for Families

Listening to one another is one of the most important ways parents and children create close, loving relationships. When kids feel seen, heard, and understood, they learn the meaning of empathy. They acquire the abilities to emotionally connect with others, make friends, and develop lifelong social .... More »

Don’t Let Your Kids Avoid the Struggle + MORE

When the struggle comes…don’t let your kids run the other direction. Is your child in the midst of a struggle? Do you need help as you support them in it? Email me if you do: Sportsparents@jbmthinks.com. For more on your child’s struggle: Why Your Kids Need to Struggle   .... More »

When You Think Your Child isn’t Trying Hard Enough

For some parents, sitting and watching their child play sports is a practice in self-control. Especially when your child isn’t trying hard enough, at least in your mind she’s not. Your frustrations either comes out in what you yell to your child or in your body language as you sigh loud.... More »
CBS Sports Network launched We Need to Talk, a show completely staffed by women, this week. I didn’t see the weekly program’s debut episode. Did you?
Awful Announcing had a good story about the launch, written by Steve Lepore.
He notes that since CBS Sports Network doesn’t have ratings, that won’t be a way of measuring the show’s success…

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I have a hard time with cliches. You hear them all the time. Something sounds good so people start saying it over and over. They even become mantras some live by. Normally, we hear them in response to a person’s difficulty or personal pain. They are always shared with good intention and usually by wonderful people…

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