How to Manage Your Kids’ Big Dreams + MORE

How to Manage Your Kids’ Big Dreams + MORE
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Is “I don’t want to talk about it!” an Option in Your House? + MORE

Don’t sweep issues under the rug. Don’t ignore the elephant in the room. Sure, give your kids space and time when they need it, but don’t neglect teaching them this very important skill…       Are you or your child struggling with an issue in youth sports?  I.... More »

The Secret to Helping Your Child Defeat Discouragement + MORE

This post is sponsored by Shannon McDougall, author of Beginning Mental Training Skills, a  program that trains athletes to deal with anxiety and disappointment in youth sports.  It’s not fun to watch  your child get discouraged when playing sports. Unfortunately, we can’t give our kids.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why Running Track is Good for Your Child in So Many Ways

In what has become something of a tradition on NYC Marathon Sunday, I like to spend an hour talking on the air with long-time running coach, Joel Pasternack who is based in northern New Jersey. Joel is a veteran of many marathons, having competed and done very well in his races back in the day. I li.... More »

Sports Technology–Wearable Technology

As many readers of this blog know, I have an affection for technology! Over the past few years, more and more technology is seeping into sports especially technology being integrated into clothing. Imbedded technology provides the opportunity to gather feedback on performance such as ground contact .... More »
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SmartTeams™ Talks: Dr. Tamara Valovich McLeod Introduces The SmartTeams Program + MORE

Tamara C. Valovich McLeod, Ph.D., ATC, FNATA, Chair of the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Program at A.T. Still University, provides an overview of the SmartTeams program, which implemented best youth sports health and safety practices in six pilot programs around the country in the fall of 2.... More »
 
A classic Disney movie that almost everyone sees as a child has a song that declares, “When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you.” A wonderfully beautiful thought indeed. Reality? As adults, we know the answer to that.
Each young child dreams of becoming a princess, a football hero, or a world famous pop star…

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national youth football tournaments 1392887737 753843553 How to Manage Your Kids’ Big Dreams + MOREU.S. Head Coach Jürgen KlinsmannJürgen Klinsmann understands what it takes to compete in a World Cup.  With eleven goals for the German national team across the 1990, 1994 and 1998 tournaments, he is still the sixth leading goalscorer in World Cup history. As he prepares the U.S. men’s national team for this year’s trip to Brazil, his message of preparation begins with world-class fitness…

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The headline on this Poynter.org piece by Sandra Oshiro is ominous: “How laid-off journalists can stay afloat while the industry moves ‘to new moorings.’” But it’s packed with information that anyone who’s looking for a job in media can use.
And that might mean any of us, no matter how secure you might be in your job today…

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