Helping Sports Kids Build Confidence When Injured
When kids experience sports injuries severe enough to keep them from playing or participating, they tend to have fairly dramatic reactions, said Dr. Jorge Gomez, Pediatric Sports Medicine Physician at Texas Children’s Hospital in a podcast intervie.... More »
I’ve written about the topic of good coaching vs. bad coaching many times in my career, and it always amazes me how much of a chord this strikes in the hearts of athletes, parents, and coaches alike.
There are a lot of great coaches out there, but there are also many who just don’t know how to.... 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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Athletes of all ages and levels deal with sore muscles and minor aches and pains on a regular basis. For some, just a little rest and stretching is all it needs but for others,.... More »
Manchester United’s Carrington Training Center is not only one of the finest youth soccer academies in the world. On every field, the future of the club is evident, as aspiring young players dodge, weave, pass and move the United way. At the same time, everywhere you turn you stare at history. Ima.... More »
For most families, other than our home, the most important asset we own is our car. Family life requires reliable transportation and there is no getting around that fact. Every time we leave our driveway headed to our jobs, practices, meetings and churches, it’s taking a toll on the car. Proper maintenance is essential, and that gets very expensive when we add up the costs…
The Olympics are just a few days away and the commercials, trailers and other press are really doing a great job of overshadowing the fact that Sochi may or may not really be ready for an event of this size.
The BBC trailer for the Sochi games is so awesome. Words to describe it – Haunting. Inspiring…
Time is running short for this conference as well, but I thought I would provide another opportunity for people to gain valuable information in the dynamic concussion issue. A friend of the blog, Katherine Snedaker, is putting on a novel conference; based around the return to learn aspect of concussions…
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While I never took any journalism classes in high school or at the collegiate level, I always thought myself a good writer. When I attended Santa Clara University, my major was history…
I was tipped off by a fellow athletic trainer in a state where this .pdf (click first link below) is being circulated around. I find it interesting in the wake of the American Football Coaches Association meeting that this is being titled the way it is. Concussions in Football is how it is titled on the […]