How to Help Your Child Throughout Tryouts + MORE

How to Help Your Child Throughout Tryouts + MORE

How to Show Self Control as a Parent and Stay off the Sports See-Saw + MORE

How to show self control as a parent is a challenge for most sports parents. In many ways, sports parenting can be like riding a see-saw; one minute you are riding high as you watch your child hit a home run, score a touchdown or make her first soccer goal. The next minute you are watching your....... More »

When Sports Parents SHOULD Butt In

As the words in Ecclesiastes 3 say, “There is a time for everything,” and that is especially true for sports parents. There IS a time to butt in….          Related Stories8 Things Every Soccer Parent Needs to KnowHow to Deal with a Negative .... More »
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How to Stop Procrastinating? Draw on Your Personal Strengths!

Parents who would like to help their children learn how to stop procrastinating and start achieving their greatest goals are invited to share this article with them, and chat about it, too. It’s written to help children and teens understand and manage their avoidance behaviors. Hopefully it will .... More »
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Youth Sports Burnout Due To Overbearing Parents + MORE

On October 10th, Huffington Post posted an article that helped summarize the findings of Dr. Chris Stankovich, a sports psychologist, who is focused on youth sports and their effects on the development of children. There is an exceptionally interesting keyword at the crux of the research: burnout. T.... More »
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Coaching Do's and Don'ts for Slumping Athletes + MORE

Far too often when high-performing athletes begin to lag in their success rates, speed, or concentration in games or practice, coaches just don’t know how to handle it. First they think it’s just a temporary hiccup and that the athlete will quickly recover, then they try aggression or stating .... More »
School is starting back up soon and so are fall sports. This can be a stressful time of year for young athletes with summer sessions and team tryouts just a few weeks away. momsTEAM shared a few pieces of advice for parents with a child trying out for the team this year:

Emphasize that winning a spot on the team will only happen if she tries her hardest and puts forward maximum effort, and stress that she will not be evaluated on talent alone
Prepare her for the possibility that she won’t make the team…

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Turf Toe Injuries Can Be Successfully Treated

– blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

“Turf toe” refers to a sprain injury to the bottom of the big toe joint
These injuries are common in football, especially in linemen
Successful treatment usually does not involve surgery and can result in return to play in 1 to 6 weeks depending on the severity of the injury

Many schools are starting more intense training for the upcoming high school football season so I’d like to take a look at some football injury topics over the next few weeks…

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