How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORE

How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORE
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Pregame Mental Preparation For Kids + MORE

Pregame Mistakes Kids Make Just before a game, kids can derail their mental game by failing to trust in all that they’ve learned in practice. Without trust in what they’ve learned, kids are more likely to play tentatively and to avoid making mistakes. Instead, we want your young athletes to tru.... More »
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Taking The Ice Bath Plunge For Muscle Soreness- Helpful or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ice baths have been popular with adult endurance athletes for a long time, and are claimed to reduce soreness and improve recovery The available evidence seems t.... More »
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How Fun Should Youth Sports Be? + MORE

Check out today’s 3 minute video on the three levels of fun in youth sports!     Let your kids have fun, let them be little! AND let them grow up! You can do both at once! Get my ebook for only $1.99!        Related Stories20 Steps to Making Sport.... More »

7 Rookie Sports Parenting Mistakes

Sports parenting mistakes will happen all along the journey, but there are errors that new sports moms and dads tend to make simply because they are inexperienced in the youth sports world. When I look back to my rookie days as a sports mom, I cringe at some of the early mistakes I made. I...Read.... More »
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How to Make This the Best Year of Youth Sports EVER! + MORE

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.... More »

How to Coach Your Athlete at Home

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nfl flag football tournament 1417991328 1213158783 How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MOREI read an article by Asha Forster Grebenik this week titled “How to Coach Your Gymnast at Home” – it honestly should be required reading for all sports parents – feel free to substitute your child’s sport for the gymnastics references in the post – and for that matter all parents in general! From her post…
Your gymnast does gymnastics at home…

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national youth football tournaments 1417991326 1035267943 How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MOREOn the road to sports success, young athletes need two ingredients, innate skills and the willingness and determination to get better.  We all know boys and girls who showed early promise that got them noticed but then didn’t have the drive to practice every day to develop that talent.  Often labeled lazy or unmotivated, the assumption was that they chose their own path by not working hard…

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Balancing The Running Back's Brain

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flag football tournaments 1417991325 371980154 How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORET.J. Yeldon, Alabama RBOne of Associate Head Coach Burton Burns’ favorite drills for his University of Alabama running backs has them hopping over pads with both feet, teaching his players balance and more importantly how to recover from a stumble. One of his many star students was Trent Richardson, who liked the drill…

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flag football tournament 1417991327 157899950 How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORE“He has great field vision.” “Her court awareness is the difference.” “He seems to have eyes in the back of his head.” Beyond physical talent and technical abilities, some players seem to have this sixth sense of awareness on a court, rink or field that allows them to keep track of their teammates and their opponents so that they can make the perfect pass or step in at the last second to make a defensive stop…

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flag football tournament 1417991326 1431238866 How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORETed LigetyTwo years before he stood on the Sochi Olympics podium with a gold medal around his neck, alpine skier Ted Ligety took a trip to Alaska.  There was no qualifying race or Team USA training session, but rather a heli-skiing trek in the Chugach Mountains with a film crew from Warren Miller Entertainment…

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flag football tournament 1417991325 594100782 How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MOREDr. Bob Schafer (seated) of Prophecy Sciences at SSAC14One of the unmistakable takeaways from the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is that teams across all sports are looking for the “next big thing” that will offer a competitive advantage.  For most of the 2,000 attendees at this year’s event, the holy grail was assumed to be buried somewhere in the Big Data world of sports statistics and their endless permutations and combinations…

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A practicing sports concussion neuropsychologist and leading researcher, Dr. Rosemarie Moser, explains in an important SmartTeams Talk why it is so important for student-athletes to get cognitive rest after a concussion, what cognitive rest means, and why she urges athletes to "love their brain, love their sport" by delaying a return to sports for around 3 weeks after their concussion symptoms are gone and do not return with exercise and they are off all academic accommodations.

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