INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: A Look at HS Varsity Cheerleading + MORE

INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: A Look at HS Varsity Cheerleading + MORE
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Helping Sports Kids Set Goals

Building Confidence in Youth Sports A sports parent asks: “I hear that it’s important to help kids set goals in sports. I’m not at all sure about how to go about this. Do you have any advice?” Goal setting is essential in and out of sports. A 1979 Harvard study illuminated this by t.... More »

Developing Mentally Tough Athletes + MORE

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HEROIC FANS: Giving Back to the Kids in a Most Unusual Way

 Donating to Youth Before the End of the Year By Doug Abrams Headlines and commentary report adult excesses in youth sports with unfortunate regularity, but sometimes a positive story stays with readers for its inspiration. The staying power may last for years. In 2011, the Simcoe (Ontario, Canada.... More »
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5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season + MORE

5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season With the NFL season quickly approaching again, there are many questions left to ask — decidedly, however, none of those include the 5 Super Bowl Contenders or 3 Reasons Why The Broncos Won’t Repeat. Why? Well, it’s simple: nobody.... More »

Head Games: When is Therapy Right for Your Athlete?

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above MP3 link. Welcome to Week 5 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on When is Therapy Right For Your Athlete? We talk about when parents can know that therapy would be helpf.... More »
 INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: A Look at HS Varsity Cheerleading + MOREWe recently caught up with professional soccer player and current CoachUp coach Matt Watson. Matt is from England and played professionally for the Vancouver Whitecaps and is currently playing for the Chicago Fire.
Why did you decide to become a private coach?
I’ve basically played soccer my whole life…

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I don’t write much about cheerleading because, in truth, I really don’t much about this activity as being a competitive activity. That being said, I do know that it’s a most popular sport and has grown substantially all over the country over the last couple of decades.
And in fact, just this past week, New York State became the 35th state to officially bless cheerleading as an interscholastic sport at the HS level (CT and NJ haven’t made the sport official yet, but according to most local media reports, they aren’t far behind)…

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