Mental Toughness Podcast: Why Does Your Child Want to Quit? + MORE

Mental Toughness Podcast: Why Does Your Child Want to Quit? + MORE

Google it! What Coaches Can Learn from the Tech Giant About Building Teams

110-2. 24-0. Headed into the 2004 Olympic Games, the Men’s USA Basketball team was 110-2 all-time. They were 24-0 since the introduction of the 1992 “Dream Team”(NBA-era). The team consisted of current and future NBA stars. The best of the best. The greatest players from the greatest league in.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: The Year in Review

Here’s a quick review of the biggest topics and headlines regarding sports parenting issues from 2014. Let’s start with the biggest issue of the year…concussions: Here’s what we know: 1– Concussions are commonplace in HS football, but they also occur in any contact sport, such as i.... More »

6 Things Great Sports Parents Know and Do for their Kids

This post is sponsored by Ertheo, an organization that helps parents find opportunities to help their children grow, focusing on great summer camp experiences.   There are millions of sports parents in the world today, but how many of could actually be described as great sports parents?  .... More »
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The Importance of Understanding Injury in Females + MORE

Since the majority of our sports-driven medias are centered around males, it’s typically a safe assumption that they find themselves injured more than the female gender. However, did you know that it’s actually woman that are more likely to sustain a common sports injury? Dr. Robert Shme.... More »
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Stress Relief for Families with ADHD: The Value of Mindfulness + MORE

The concept of stress relief has far greater implications for families with ADHD than it might seem. That’s because parenting a child with ADHD is demanding, with its impact on parents often underappreciated. There is a common insinuation that ADHD is not “real.” Some people think parents just.... More »
youth football tournaments 1411161902 155036844 Mental Toughness Podcast: Why Does Your Child Want to Quit? + MORERecent news stories casting athletes, teams and sports in a negative light have shifted from the sports page to the front page in record numbers. It’s sad. Serious issues, problems and concerns have been identified and need to be addressed.
At the same time, the sports world continues to provide some inspirational stories that warm the heart…

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This is the second in a series of podcasts on Mental Toughness. Today, I welcome VJ Stanley, youth sports expert, speaker, and author of Stop the Tsunami in Youth Sports. VJ’s book focuses on achieving balanced excellence and health while embracing the value of playing for fun. In other words, let the kids have fun!…

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I recently listened to a TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson regarding educating our children. He made the argument that in order for kids to learn you have to engage their curiosity, individuality, and their creativity. He then went on to make this brilliant analogy: Death Valley is the hottest, driest, and lowest place in the United States…

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This blog will be on a short vacation through Monday. The next post will appear on Tuesday. For Bleacher Report writers, next week’s Writer HQ Newsletter will go out on Tuesday rather than Monday.

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