Middle School: When Coming-of-Age Stories Begin + MORE

Middle School: When Coming-of-Age Stories Begin + MORE
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Help Young Athletes Overcome Mistakes + MORE

Help Young Athletes Let Go Of High Expectations When athletes are composed under pressure and can let go of mistakes quickly, they’re more likely to feel more in control and perform well. In fact, like a lot of the mental skills we talk about, they can transfer this important skill from sports to.... More »

Building Muscle Memory in Youth Sports and Soccer + MORE

Building Proper Striking Muscle Memory in Youth Sports When it comes to the game of soccer, children in youth sports will automatically get out on the field and kick the ball in a way that feels natural to them. Unfortunately, this kicking technique is ineffective and could cause potential injury, e.... More »

How to Turn a Bad Season Around

What is a “Bad” season anyway? Have you ever gone through a season that can only be described as “Bad?” Maybe your child is struggling with getting along with her teammates. Or isn’t getting the playing time he wants. Or isn’t improving at the rate you’d lik.... More »

Survey: Young readers get news from online-only outlets, feel better about traditional ones + MORE

What to make of this survey by Elite Daily in partnership with the University of Florida journalism school? It found that while a large plurality of young adults get their news primarily from online-only news sites, those who prefer traditional websites of traditional news outlets rate themselves as.... More »

#NATM2015 YouTube Video – OATS + MORE

From my home state of Illinois, I give you Oswego High School…  Make sure you see the interviews at the end of the video!!!!!!!!!!! Well Done!Filed under: Athletic Training, Video Tagged: #NATM2015, athletic training, Oswego High School.... More »
Hazing has seemingly been an American tradition in sports for decades.
The problem is – it’s not a tradition that anyone wants.
Even worse, schools/coaches/parents have had a deuce of a time trying to eradicate this terrible habit.
The latest episode has occurred at Sayreville HS in New Jersey where, according to numerous reports, seven HS varsity football players allegedly pinned down several freshman players to the floor and then forcibly sodomized them as part of some sort of hazing, or rite of passage, issue…

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youth sports 1413170865 1108096360 Middle School: When Coming of Age Stories Begin + MOREMiddle school is often linked to that awkward stage of development when young people start to question their confidence and abilities. This occurs as they gain awareness of the world around them and as they compare themselves to friends and classmates.
Middle school is also a time of accelerated learning, especially the kind that happens on the inside…

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