If You’ve Never Screwed Up as a Sports Parent, There’s No Need to Watch This Video + MORE

If You’ve Never Screwed Up as a Sports Parent, There’s No Need to Watch This Video + MORE

When a Tough Sports Season Hits Your Child, What Can You Do?

Is your child in a tough season? You can’t make it go away, but you can help him get through it. Take a few minutes to watch…        Related StoriesMotivation: 5 Ways That Don’t Work with Young AthletesHelp Your Athlete Develop the Skill of Assert.... More »
kids football tournaments 1485882837 394705880 If You’ve Never Screwed Up as a Sports Parent, There’s No Need to Watch This Video + MORE

Ankle Sprain: When Can I Play Again + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Recovery and return to play after ankle sprains will vary depending on the severity of the injury, and the injured athlete’s unique healing response Sport spec.... More »

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY: Today’s Appearance on The NFL Network + MORE

Just FYI…..many of you know me for my work in the field of sports parenting. But long before I became involved in this area, I did my undergraduate and graduate work in psychology. And I specialized in sports psychology which, back when I was in college, was pretty much an unknown and uncharte.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Parents Sue School District So Their Injured Son Can Play in Championship Game

Every so often, something happens in the course of amateur and youth sports that makes one pause….and makes one think about whether we as sports parent really do have our priorities in order. Let ask you this: if your son, a HS football player, had been diagnosed with a possible concussion, would .... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: When HS Coaches Want Kids to Practice Their Sport….All Year Round

We all know about the ongoing tug-of-war between HS varsity coaches and travel team coaches, and how all coaches are eager to have their top athletes dedicate the bulk of their practice and game time to each coach’s respective sport. We know about all of this from the battles between HS varsit.... More »

The 4 Biggest Problems in Youth Sports Today

– changingthegameproject.com

When you run an organization such as the Changing the Game Project, you hear many youth sports stories from parents, coaches, and players. Some stories are absolutely heartbreaking, others inspiring. Recently I encountered the absurd. Many of us have seen the news about a volleyball player from Washington DC who was taking her playing time […

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I know about screwing up as a sports parent because I’ve done it so much! Take a few minutes to watch this video on how I learned to overcome screwups and how you can too. Of course, if you’ve never messed up, then there’s no need!        Maybe your child doesn’t want to play…

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