by Nick LaSpada More often than not, Father’s Day is lost in gifts and sentimental cards that ultimately hold little meaning over the years. What really counts, at least to me, are the memories that explain your story and the journey of how you made it to this very day. I can remember playing ca.... More »
Busy Sports parents, do you feel like you’re drowning? Last night I was talking with a sports mom, who was recounting her busy day to me: running from school to home to pre-game drop-off, to home, and back to the game. It made me tired just listening to her! I remember that life. There were....... More »
Young Athletes And Pregame Mental Preparation
It’s so tempting, as parents, to give kids your top tips so they perform well in the game…
This is because we want so badly for our kids to perform well, stay focused, and be confident about their performance.
We can’t help but say things li.... More »
The Minnesota Wild, despite having played in the NHL for only 17 seasons, are connected to their fan base. Other professional sports organizations, with much longer histories, don’t enjoy the same type of relationships. This year’s team is trying to fight off archrival Chicago Blackhawks for.... More »
There can be no saying whether the founders of the National Football League ever thought of women playing in the league. Since its inception, the NFL has been an all-men’s affair on the player’s side. That could change in the near future. Becca Longo of Arizona is the first female to have re.... More »
The meeting at Georgetown University this past weekend was more than fruitful for this athletic trainer. I went in trying to get two things done: one, provide info to you the follower as best as possible and move along the… Continue reading →
Scoring the game winning goal in an overtime hockey game is a big deal. When it also gives your team a chance to go to the Minnesota State High School Tournament, it’s a bigger deal. And, when you score it with style and flair, well, it’s enough to call it the high school hockey goal of the year!
The old Spin-o-rama Move
Stillwater’s Noah Cates executed the old “spin-o-rama move” to score and help his Ponies team beat Hill-Murray by a score of 1-0…
This is Part 2 of a 6-part series What Your Child’s Sports Coach Wants You to Know, sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to give parents, coaches, and teams a tool that will facilitate clear and consistent communication. When kids are small, ages 3-6, it’s all about FUN and minor fundamentals…
Drill of the Week: The Importance of Warming Up We’ve given you a drill every week since mid-September, but it’s time to take a step back and reconsider what you should be doing while you’re warming up. It may seem strange, but warming up is crucial before any physical activity, no matter what sport you […]
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