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Controversial Headgear Mandate for Girl's Lacrosse Ignored Science

  The debate over whether helmets should be mandated in girl's lacrosse, which has been raging for several years, reached a new level of ferocity recently with the publication of a blistering piece in the New York Times reporting on the backlash generated by the controversial decision by the.... More »
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A Wikipedia horror story: How attribution and verification can (usually) save the day + MORE

Want to hear a scary story? This one makes “Friday the 13th” look like a sweet fairy tale. That is, if your primal fear is … trusting Wikipedia. In “I accidentally started a Wikipedia hoax” on The Daily Dot, EJ Dickson confesses that as a college sophomore in 2009, she an.... More »
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Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! 6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports + MORE

Consider yourself forewarned. Youth sports is a mixed bag, albeit one that is totally worth the hassle! Are you prepared for the journey? I’ll tell you 6 things you should know in less than 5 minutes.   Let them be little. Even as you help them grow up. Download my ebook now, 22 Ways to .... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: Jared Pava + MORE

We’re well-overdue for a new Coach Spotlight in 2016, so we’re excited to add another entry with Coach Jared from New York! Since it’s been a minute, it may be worthwhile to revisit the purpose of these blog posts — many of you may not ever teach Yoga, or even take a lesson o.... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: When HS Coaches Want Kids to Practice Their Sport….All Year Round

We all know about the ongoing tug-of-war between HS varsity coaches and travel team coaches, and how all coaches are eager to have their top athletes dedicate the bulk of their practice and game time to each coach’s respective sport. We know about all of this from the battles between HS varsit.... More »
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FUN is NOT a 4-letter Word!

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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 […

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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…

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