Anybody who has heard my radio show over the last 15 years knows that I’m a big supporter of Ivy League baseball. To me, there’s just something very unique and special about talented baseball players who are also brilliant and accomplished students. Even more, because the baseball season.... More »
Happy New Year!
One of the best New Year’s resolutions we can make this year is to bring our families closer together and spending more time together. Join us and kick off the New Year with our 30 Day Family Time Challenge. It’s 30 days of simple ways for you to focus on loving.... More »
Several months ago, stand-up comedian Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live. In his opening monologue one joke in particular stood out to me.
“I was talking to my friend and he said his girlfriend was mad at him. I asked him what happened and he goes, ‘Well I guess I said something and .... More »
Every so often, something happens in the course of amateur and youth sports that makes one pause….and makes one think about whether we as sports parent really do have our priorities in order.
Let ask you this: if your son, a HS football player, had been diagnosed with a possible concussion, would .... More »
Pressure And Social Approval
Often, young athletes worry too much about what teammates, parents, coaches and friends think about how they’re performing on the court, field or course.
When they seek others’ approval of their performance and abilities, and then don’t do well, they can feel inad.... More »
Unfortunate and disappointing, injuries sustained on the field come with territory of playing competitive sports. However many sports injuries are actually sustained or manifest during off-season training or practice, outside of official competition. These injuries can be avoided by doing the following in your training; improving functional core stability, incorporating dynamic stretching into your workouts, and trying trigger point release methods…
One of our readers recently shared a story with me about attending a 10 year old AYSO youth soccer game in New York City. After watching the players struggle for a while, he asked a parent of one of the participants “how often do you practice?” The response: “We don’t practice. Here we don’t play […
If you’ve ever coached your kid’s sports team you know the demands it takes to do it well and spend quality time with your own kids. Imagine doing it as your job at an extremely high level. That is what Mark Richt, University of Georgia head football coach, does every day.
Not only does he have his wife and four kids, but he is also responsible for hundreds of players and staff…