Family Sites You Won’t Want to Miss! + MORE

Family Sites You Won’t Want to Miss! + MORE
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Minnesota Gophers Don’t Sit Out NCCA Big Dance + MORE

The NCAA Tournament tips off today with a full schedule of games, and this year a surprise guest is the Minnesota Gophers. With only 7 wins last year, coupled with some off the court troubles, Minnesota wasn’t expected to do much this season. Apparently the word didn’t reach the young team and c.... More »
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Help Young Athletes Reframe Doubts + MORE

Do Your Sports Kids Lack Self-Confidence? In “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions about sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit and click on contact us to subm.... More »

WOC #21 Nate Sanderson, Two-Time Iowa High School State Champion Basketball Coach, On The Art of Engaging Parents in a Winning Team Culture

If an athlete’s inner dialogue is made up of the voices they hear most often and most intensely in their daily lives, what are we as parents and coaches saying that can form a champion’s mind? Join us as we talk to Two-time Iowa High School State Basketball Championship winning coach, Nate Sande.... More »
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15 Reasons Why Your Sacrifice as a Sports Parent is Worth It + MORE

If you are a sports parent and have been reading my website for awhile, you know that I’m a firm believer that youth sports teaches kids lessons they will carry with them for life, if coaches and parents provide positive leadership that takes full advantage of the opportunity for character gro.... More »

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 Family Sites You Won’t Want to Miss! + MOREMy new book, The Me, Me, Me Epidemic is officially in bookstores now and I am so grateful for the amazing tribe of Un-Entitling Ambassadors — leading parenting experts and brilliant bloggers – who helped me share this book and the Un-Entitling Toolbox with the world.

I encourage you to visit their sites and blogs and soak in all they have to offer…

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Concentration is the key to athletic excellence. When you get it right, it will keep you loose and confident and help you take your performance to the next level. However, when you get it wrong, it will undermine your confidence, get you nervous and physically tight, and sabotage your competitive performance…

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Founder and President, FitFor90
Key Points:

In today’s post from Dr. Cone he discusses the concept of modifying team training in order to minimize injury risk for your players
One of the most important points from the coach’s perspective is to know your players, not just tactically and technically, but to know their physical capabilities well
The article is focused on soccer but the general principles are applicable to all team sports
This article is reposted from Soccer America’s Youth Soccer Insider

It’s that time of year in soccer when youth teams are kicking into a new season…

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Why, among players experiencing similar magnitude and number of blows to the head, so some sustained concussions and others do not.  To answer the question, researchers at Purdue University[1,2] followed a group of high school football players over the course of the two seasons:
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My favorite group to speak to about reducing screen time and living a more present and joy-filled life is school-age children. When I tell my eager listeners that the purpose of my book, Hands Free Life, is to show people how to turn away from the daily distractions of screen time and turn toward our loved ones, something happens…

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