HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Some Role Models You Should Tell Your Athletes About… + MORE

HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Some Role Models You Should Tell Your Athletes About… + MORE
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Helping Kids Kick the “Helpless” Habit + MORE

Empowering Your Child to be Capable & Self-Sufficient Fellow parents… raise your hand if you ever feel the overwhelming sense of irritation when your child asks you (maybe for the fifteenth time) to do something he or she can totally do for themselves. Is your hand up in the air? Take c.... More »
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How To Support Your Athlete’s Coach + MORE

How Your Athletes Benefit When You Support Their Coach A parent asks a very thoughtful question: “What are the coaches thinking and how do I access this information, not to aide my child, but to become a better parent/coach/cheerleader/technician?” Truth is, if you want to understand what your .... More »
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Sideline Tips: Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

By Dev Mishra, MD President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   And Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD DHL (hon) Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group and Sports Foundation Team Physician LA Galaxy, US Soccer, Pepperdine University Mem.... More »

CoachUp Previews: European Cup Finals — France vs. Portugal + MORE

CoachUp Previews: European Cup Finals — France vs. Portugal At long last, we’ve reached the European Championship Finals and the host-nation France will face off against sloppy-but-successful Portugal on Sunday. Of course, these victors come on the heels their defeats of scrappy underdog Wal.... More »
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How to Tell if a Coach isn’t Fit for the Job

There can be a wide range of coaches in youth sports. If your kids comes home from practices and games feeling discouraged, it may be time to take a look at their coach. Emily Cohen – a youth sports podcast host and blogger who is passionate about sportsmanship, injury prevention, and sidel.... More »
national flag football tournament 1424293119 838473818 HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Some Role Models You Should Tell Your Athletes About… + MORE“Just keep your eye on the ball.”  Seems like simple enough advice for a young slugger at the plate.  That may work in the early years of Little League baseball when the pitches they see  have not yet cracked 50 mph.  But as the fastballs get faster and the change-ups get slower, having quick eyes and an even quicker perceptual brain is the only way hitters will be able to “hit it square” with a round bat and a round ball…

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 What to Tell Children When Professional Athletes Stray
By Doug Abrams
 
The past few years have exposed a darker side of professional sports, in full view of children who follow their favorite stars. In bygone decades, some players were no angels but sportswriters chose silence over public revelation…

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Bleacher Report’s Media Lab launched a Michael Jordan tribute site Tuesday called MJ All Day. As Media Lab director Bennett Spector described it, All Day MJ is “an immersive, highly visual, parallax website.”
“It’s a way to create an interactive feeling,” Media Lab project manager Will Leivenberg said of the site’s huge images, which reveal more as users scroll…

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Columnist George Will has written wonderfully about his eldest son, Jon:
“Jon Will, the eldest of my four children, will commute today by subway to his job delivering mail and being useful in other ways at the National Institutes of Health. The fact that Jon is striding into a productive adulthood with a spring in his step and the Baltimore Orioles on his mind is a consummation that could not have been confidently predicted when he was born…

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