Good Valentine’s Day Ideas to Help You Love Your Family Well + MORE

Good Valentine’s Day Ideas to Help You Love Your Family Well + MORE

Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety

To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Is football safe? Can a female coach high school football? What can you do to help your child stay safe in youth sports? Knengi Martin of USA Football is my podcast guest and she answers all of these questions–and more. Cu.... More »
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7 Habits That Will Change Your Life + MORE

Do you feel stuck? Stuck in your parenting habits? Stuck in your work habits? Stuck in your marriage habits? If you’ve never read Stephen Covey’s book 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, you don’t have to! Take a few minutes to watch this video. These are 7 habits worth adapting .... More »

How to Be an AWESOME Basketball Parent! + MORE

Basketball season is here for many of you? Are you ready? Here’s some things you must bring to the game if you want to make it a great season: It’s Your Last Chance! Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the November Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate someo.... More »
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PITCH COUNTS: Are They Really Working…or Resulting in Too Many HS Forfeits? + MORE

Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact. And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Two Fundamental Keys to Athletic Success

I tell ambitious sports parents all the time that in order for their child to become a top professional athlete, they need only two ingredients: God-given talent, and a superior drive to compete. While that may sound overly simplistic, the truth is, in my experience in sports, you can often find a y.... More »
 
I used to be one of those guys who said “Valentine’s Day is just a ‘Hallmark Holiday’ which was created to increase sales.” My thoughts were, “If I loved my wife and kids well throughout the year, then this ‘made-up holiday’ shouldn’t be a big deal.” I was wrong. So what if Valentine’s Day is a cleverly crafted marketing idea…

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New York Times media columnist David Carr died suddenly Thursday night.
If you want to aspire to something, you might go for being remembered the way Carr was when news of his death emerged. If your Twitter feed is anything like mine, it was almost nothing but tweets about David Carr once the news hit…

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Youth sports challenges are a never-ending fact of life for an athlete. And in order for your child to get the most out of his experiences–by getting the most I mean that he grows in character and in strength–he needs to be running in circles. Let me explain. There is a sort of circular pattern…

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Baseball Practice Planning Prep

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youth flag football tournaments 1423852123 1406032406 Good Valentine’s Day Ideas to Help You Love Your Family Well + MOREBaseball practice planning prep is essential for all baseball coaches, and especially for youth baseball coaches. Great coaches, from Little League to the Major League’s, come to each practice with a plan. They’re not just winging it. They know what they’re going to do, so practice time becomes simply an implementation of a plan…

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