How Video Games Can Improve Your Kids' Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

How Video Games Can Improve Your Kids' Hand-Eye Coordination + MORE

How to Help Your Child Win Where It Really Counts: In Their Head!

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Perhaps you’ve heard the saying “Sports is 80% mental”, or maybe even that it’s 90% mental. I read from one sports psychologist that actually it’s 100% mental because thoughts influence actions and those ac.... More »
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What to do if you find yourself in a massive media scrum + MORE

Imagine that’s you somewhere in that scrum surrounding Tom Brady at Super Bowl Media Day Tuesday. What’s your story going to be? What angle, what insight will you present that the 99 people you’re jockeying for position won’t get? Here’s another question: When’s .... More »
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When Can I Return To Sports After ACL Surgery? + MORE

By Geoffrey Abrams, M.D. Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   And Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Most surgeons will like to see at least 90% strength in the operated.... More »

3 Life Skills that Playing Sports will Teach Your Child

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. Perhaps you’ve heard over and over about the life skills that playing sports will teach your child. I believe very strongly that it offers a golden opportunity for parents and coaches to help d.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Tips for Basketball Players Who Want to Play at the Next Level + MORE

To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. If your child plays basketball, and desires to keep playing through high school, perhaps even college, you must listen to what my guest, Kyle Ohman of BasketballHQ.com has to say. He has some great tips for parents, coaches and athletes about bask.... More »
nfl flag football tournament 1418691525 1771466887 How Video Games Can Improve Your Kids' Hand Eye Coordination + MOREWell, there goes that golden piece of parental logic.  For years, we’ve been arguing, imploring and threatening our kids to get off their Xbox, PS4 or even Wiis (are those still around?) and get outside for some fresh air and reality.  It isn’t healthy, we argued, to sit in front of that TV and play video games for hours…

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Pretty soon we’re going to start seeing lists of the best sportswriting of 2014, and I’ll try to collect them on the B/R Blog so you and I can make sure we catch up on any great writing we’ve missed.
One way to get a pile of great writing every week year-round is to follow ESPN senior writer Don Van Natta Jr…

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What is the one thing that will make a difference for your child when faced with youth sports difficulties and loss? I’ve been reading a book by John Maxwell called Sometimes You Win–Sometimes You Learn and he says that Hope is one of the most precious things we have in life. It inspires and motivates when…

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