When Game Officials Overlook Youth Leaguers’ Cultural, Ethnic, or Religious Identities
By Doug Abrams
When the Flagstaff (Ariz.) High School Eagles girls basketball team faced Greenway High School earlier this month, the Eagles wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns during pregame warmup. F.... More »
How To Mentally Rehearse Using Visualization
deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn.... More »
Everyone can use a good coach. Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen. Pete Carrol, head coach Seattle Seahawks. I love that this .... More »
What Can Happen When Parents’ Abuse Chases Away Coaches
By Doug Abrams
The other day, a want-ad of sorts appeared on the computer screen while I was reviewing youth sports articles in the nation’s newspapers. The want-ad was longer than the few-inch ones that typically dominated newspaper clas.... More »
As we enter into the cooler months of the school year, that means that active try outs for basketball and ice hockey teams are looming. Both sports tend to be very competitive in terms of eager and hopeful kids who want to make the squad, especially in the middle school, travel team, or high school .... More »
It’s hard enough being a first-time father. But when these former dudes become sports dads, they’re often confused about how to handle the youth sports scene.
That’s the word from Jason Kreidman, founder of “Dudes to Dads,” which provides advice and support to new fathers.
He’s also a former high school and college athlete who spent most of his waking hours as a child immersed in youth sports—an experience that was both positive and negative…
Over the years I have researched many, tried a few and heard all about impact sensors, and for the time the blog has been going you have all known I have had a “standoffish” approach to them. That is not because I don’t think they may have a place but it is because of what […]
Are you pumped for another year of youth sports? Is your child excited about playing and having fun? I am very excited to share with you something that will help you and your child have an awesome year of sports! It’s a first-time opportunity that I’m very excited about! Here’s how to make this the…