Is Your Child Doing Success the Right Way? + MORE

Is Your Child Doing Success the Right Way? + MORE
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DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Focusing on The Often Overlooked Concerns During Practice + MORE

New Medical Study Spotlights Football Concussion Rates During Practice Sessions  By Doug Abrams In early May, National Public Radio aired a story about a new study on the prevalence of concussions in football. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found that at the high school and collegiate le.... More »

Teamwork Quotes To Inspire Your Team + MORE

Teamwork quotes can help you inspire your team. The challenge for any coach or leader is trying to get a group of people to work together to accomplish the objectives at hand. Check out these team sayings for inspiration. Quotes About Teamwork None of us is as smart as all of us. Satchel Paige When .... More »
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Helmets Off Makes Heads Cooler

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Coaches need to maintain awareness of possible heat illness during the early days of September, when air temperatures can be high Sweating through exposed skin is o.... More »
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The Greatest Fictional Coach Bracket: Final Four + MORE

The Bracket: Week 2 Results (SEE FULL BRACKET) The third week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. We had some more interesting matchups this go round. Four coaches are left. Who will move on to the championship round? Voting Continues Below Gordon Bombay (1) v.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: A Closer Look at Prevention in Youth Soccer + MORE

A New Safety Study Sheds New Light on Heading the Ball in Youth Soccer By Doug Abrams In Montreal’s Olympic Stadium and on television, soccer fans winced when United States midfielder Morgan Brian and German forward Alexandra Popp struck heads as each went airborne trying to head the ball in the W.... More »
Success looks like fun from a distance. Your child sees what he wants to achieve and is determined to be successful in his sport. I want to hit home runs like he does! I’m gonna work until I’m as fast as her! I will practice my shots until I can score 20 points a game! But…Read More

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Carlos is glued to his big flat screen. He is eating chips and using the feature that lets him watch football and soccer at the same time. Suddenly, his two-year-old son loses interest and needs some attention.
“Juanita!” he yells in the general direction of the kitchen, “you need to do something with Manuel!”

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Is it a Sprain or a Break?


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If you have an athlete, there is going to come a time where they get injured. Ankle injuries are VERY common and can happen when you least expect it. So how do you know if it is a sprain or a break?
That photo is of my daughter’s ankle a few weeks ago. She had just finished cheer season and was returning to the dance studio…

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Think back to when you were a kid – maybe in the 1970 or 80s. For the most part, if you wanted to play basketball, you simply went to the local playground, or maybe a local HS gym would be open, and pick-up basketball games – games with no set teams, uniforms, refs, clocks, etc – would be flourishing…

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