Do Sports Help Self-Esteem?
A sports parent writes:
“My 12-year-old has always had low-self confidence and low self-esteem. My hope was that a competitive sport (baseball for us) could help him develop these but so far results (four years into the mission) are negative to neutral at best. How do .... More »
Bullying in Youth Sports: Confronting this Complicated Problem Head On Travel soccer has to be one of the most rewarding experiences for a young child to have. It teaches integrity, team work, competitiveness and helps build lifelong relationships. That’s what can make it so hard to watch your chi.... More »
Burnout in Young Athletes
In the the video series “Sessions With Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have.
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CoachUp Roundtable: Athletic Beards, Soccer in the USA, and Instagramming Food As promised, CoachUp is dedicated to bringing you fresh ideas in content each and every day — so, we’re trying something totally new: the CoachUp Roundtable! We’ll grab a couple new people and gab about .... More »
Here’s a great way to show your team spirit! My husband is a business owner by day and a coach by night and one way he shows support for his team is by hanging a team flag in his shop. The locals coming in know that he is a supporter of their beloved Cowboys! I...Read More
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Julian Edelman recently took us through the strength and conditioning program he uses to stay in peak physical condition. If you don’t know Edelman’s story by now, you should. He played QB throughout his high school and collegiate career but didn’t receive an invite to the 2009 NFL Combine…
The importance of having regular date nights in marriage is something we emphasize here at All Pro Dad. But have you considered double dating in marriage?
The first year of our marriage, we didn’t have many friends who were married. This left us feeling isolated on occasion. Then we connected with other couples who shared similar values and views on marriage…
Can I pour that juice for you? Are you sure that’s the right answer? We ask our kids lots of questions each day in the hopes of avoiding minor messes and stained shirts, and because we want to build up their confidence. But here’s one question we should be asking instead: should I let my kids fail?
It’s a scary concept…
The Cost of youth sports seems to take more and more out of parental wallets every year. The cost of equipment, travel teams, travel expenses, private coaching. and miscellaneous fees can add up to thousands of dollars spent each year for one family. Is it really worth it? And what are you hoping to get…