Have you ever asked your child’s coach how you can best help him or her do their job? Last month, I shared in a video that parents and coaches have a disconnect and that communication is a must if they are to work together to give kids a positive youth sports experience. In order to...Read .... More »
What is a “Bad” season anyway? Have you ever gone through a season that can only be described as “Bad?” Maybe your child is struggling with getting along with her teammates. Or isn’t getting the playing time he wants. Or isn’t improving at the rate you’d lik.... More »
Coaches and Parents, are you looking for a way to help your kids get better in sports? Do you wish there was more that you could do? Parents, you may feel helpless because you don’t know enough about your child’s sport. Or Coaches, maybe you’d just like some fresh ideas for running.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A skilled athletic trainer (ATC) is an invaluable part of the student-athlete’s sports injury care
Schools with ATCs will consistently have healthier athletes .... More »
One of the basic fundamentals that all coaches embrace – whether at the youth, travel, or HS level – is that a coach has to give feedback to one’s athletes.
Problem is, it’s rare for a coach to be trained at any level on how to do this. In short, it’s just sort of ̶.... More »
Girls and women in sports like to focus on relationships, while boys and men are less likely to do this, says Joan Steidinger, author of “Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete.”
But while focusing on relationships has many pluses—kids who do this are likely to be good team players, for example—girls are often criticized by coaches for this trait, she says…
Are your kids in a struggle right now in sports? When my kids were playing sports in high school, I remember sharing my frustration with a friend. It was hard watching them struggle through their challenges. My friend wisely commented, “The strongest kids I’ve seen are the ones who things don’t come to easily…
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about the key to composure in sports. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
Do you have young athletes that get angry or frustrated and lose their composure either in practice or competition?
Today I’m going to help teach you how you can teach your kids to stay more composed when they go compete or when they practice…