Helping Young Athletes Who Aren’t Getting the Chance to Show Their Talent + MORE

Helping Young Athletes Who Aren’t Getting the Chance to Show Their Talent + MORE
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Advice from successful APSM candidates on how to pass B/R’s educational program’s application + MORE

Bleacher Report’s paid Advanced Program in Sports Media offers participants an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of digital sportswriting, boost their 21st-century sports reporting skills and test their knowledge while covering stories they care about. But admissions standards are very hig.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: Andre Speech on the CoachUp Premium Membership

We’ve got some new updates for you in this latest edition of the Coach Spotlight Series. This week’s Spotlight features basketball coach Andre Speech. Andre was one of the first CoachUp coaches to upgrade to the CoachUp Premium Membership. It’s been more than a week since we released .... More »

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: The Epidemic of Trying to Find Refs and Officials to Work Youth Games Continues… + MORE

Another Reminder About How Referee Shortages Can Threaten Youth Leaguers’ Safety By Doug Abrams Late last month, The Daily News (Longview, WA) published a thoughtful youth sports article by Jason Leskiw, “Officials Shortage Widespread Problem With No Solution Yet in Sight.” Prominent among the.... More »
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How to Help Kids Stop Dwelling on Mistakes

Helping Young Athletes Let Go of Mistakes When kids hang onto mistakes, they often end up experiencing low confidence, frustration and poor performance. When they dwell on their mistakes, they can’t focus in the moment or have fun playing sports because they become so angry with themselves. I.... More »
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How Low Self-Confidence Hurts Sports Kids + MORE

Identifying Focus Issues in Young Athletes A sports parent writes: “My child gets fouled a lot, when the referee fails to make a call, or when it builds through a game, he sometimes loses control. This is usually anger boiling over. Also, when an opposing player talks to him (taunts) he can.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1394724392 1408616538 Helping Young Athletes Who Aren’t Getting the Chance to Show Their Talent + MOREBjorn, a 12-year-old hockey player, joined a AAA team after three years of playing hockey, and suddenly found himself surrounded by other athletes with 7 or 8 years’ experience, while he only had three years’ experience.
The other players didn’t pass to him and the coach initially didn’t let him on the ice for “penalty kills” because he wasn’t the fastest skater…

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When you’re writing on a tight deadline and you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to get this fact and that opinion and the other piece of sharp, witty analysis into this mess, it’s easy to forget the bones of it.*
We’re telling stories here.
Poynter.org’s Kristen Hare has a piece about the annual Power of Narrative conference in Boston next month…

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Given the growing prevalence of youth who are overweight and obese and the associated health-related concerns, the influence of resistance training on the metabolic health, body composition and injury risk profile of children and adolescents with excess body fat has received increased attention…

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Thinking about starting your child or teen in a resistance training program, but wondering whether it is a good idea? Not only is there no cause for concern, but, according to a new international consensus statement (Loyd RS, et al 2014), resistance training for children and adolescents has two major benefits: improved athletic performance and a positive effect on overall health…

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