INTRODUCING OLD SCHOOL NEW SCHOOL: A Different Kind of Sports Podcast + MORE

INTRODUCING OLD SCHOOL NEW SCHOOL: A Different Kind of Sports Podcast + MORE

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PARENTS: The Magic – and Power – of Email from Coaches

Using Email to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part One) By Doug Abrams  Community youth sports programs and their coaches increasingly seek to maintain open lines of communication with parents before, during, and sometimes even after the season. The term “transparency” is in vogue in p.... More »
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Running Backwards Could Help Your Game + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Backwards running can be used in training, with several benefits. Forces across the kneecap are reduced compared to forward running, this backwards running can b.... More »
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Football Under Assault- But Good News About Heads Up Tackling

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed an alarmingly high percentage of brains of deceased football players had fin.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: New Study Suggests Fewer Kids Are Playing Sports

A new study was just released this past week which  suggests that fewer kids between the ages of 6-12 are participating in sports. In fact, the number of kids playing organized team sports has dropped by a stunning 8 percent over the last decade. Now, if this is really true, that is quite a drop of.... More »

Iowa Hawkeyes Start a New Tradition by Waving to the Children’s Hospital

What would you think if you saw the entire crowd at a packed football stadium waving to the children’s hospital behind them? Sports have long been seen as something that the ordinary people look up to for inspiration and encouragement. Whatever they are going through, they look up to their fav.... More »
Dear Friends of Ask Coach Wolff:
I wanted to tell you about a new and different kind of podcast. It’s entitled “Old School v. New School” and it features my new son-in-law, Noah Savage, and myself. Noah is a 31-year-old 6-7 former All-Ivy League basketball player at Princeton, and I think it’s safe to say that he represents a new and different way of looking at the world of sports…

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Pregame Mental Preparation For Young Athletes
A sports parent asks:
“My son is an excellent baseball player, but his coach will barely play him. My son is very frustrated and has tried to talk to the coach a couple of times about getting more playing time, but the coach has not put him in. Is there a way my son can finish the season with a positive attitude, as well as show the coach how good of a player he is?”
Yes, a positive attitude is one thing under his control…

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