Well, what happened the other day in Yorktown, NY?
Depending on who you talk to, there was some sort of dust-up between the members of the Yorktown HS boys lax team…and the Somers HS girls lax team that clearly ruffled some feathers – especially on the Somers side.
Many of the Somers parents.... More »
A little follow-up to yesterday’s examination of a beer commercial for storytelling tips.
Mark Little, the founder of Storyful, a global news agency that collects and verifies content from social media, says, “This is the golden age of storytelling.” He would say that, what with story.... More »
Eckerd College sophomore Kara Oberer knew she needed to do something at the plate in the 7th inning. Her team was down 1-2 against Florida Southern College. With two runners on base, she swung and connected. The result: a home run!
Only there was a significant problem. Oberer’s knee .... More »
Coaches & Friends, Not Parents, Pressure Sports Kids, Says Study
The number of kids playing team sports is dropping quickly…
To understand the factors behind this drop off, Yellowbrick Treatment Program surveyed 1,000 Americans about pressure in youth sports, says Matt Zajechowski, senior.... More »
I suppose you hear it all the time. Sports is a mental game more than a physical one. After watching 3 kids play sports from pre-school through college, I know for a fact that if an athlete cannot win in his or her head, it’s doubtful he or she will win in the game. Parents,...Read More
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Bjorn, 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…
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…
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…
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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