Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition + MORE

Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition + MORE

How to Prevent Injuries in Youth Sports + MORE

Every parent wants to prevent injuries in youth sports. Here are some real steps you can take. This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Safety is a top concern for many sports par.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: George Foreman III on Boxing + Cross Training + MORE

Coach Spotlight Series: George Foreman III on Boxing + Cross Training Transcription provided by Katie Curtis This week’s CoachUp Spotlight features George Foreman III and his insight into the importance of cross training in achieving any sport-specific goal. During his years of experience, Ge.... More »
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Looking for a Good Pair of Youth Sports Cleats? Here’s the Top Sellers + MORE

When looking to buy your child youth sports cleats, the choices are many. And the hours you can spend that you really don’t have can quickly add up as you tried to shop around and choose. One good way to determine what’s the best choice is to see what others have bought. Usually if they..... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Celebrating 18 Years of The Sports Edge on WFAN + MORE

This morning’s radio show on WFAN marked the 18th anniversary of the Sports Edge being on the air. And I want to thank you all for your tremendous  support, and great and smart comments and questions over the years. We may be the only major radio show in the nation that focuses exclusively on.... More »
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Building Confidence in Young Athletes

Helping Sports Kids Overcome the Fear of Making Mistakes A sports parent asks: “My daughter is 13 years old and is currently playing basketball. She is very athletic and has natural abilities but just doesn’t know it or use it. Her confidence level is not there. She gets in a game and j.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

For serious athletes at any age, nutrition is an often overlooked but incredibly important component of athletic performance
Each body will react differently to food and fluid recommendations, it’s best to do a bit of experimenting in the preseason
She’s as much of a believer in low-fat chocolate milk as a recovery drink as I am!
Her book provides outstanding practical advice in one source for all athletes

Nancy Clark is an internationally renowned sports nutritionist based in Boston…

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flag football tournament 1405033013 1884119412 Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition + MOREDo your sports kids hold goofy beliefs about what boosts their performance?
They may think that they’ll perform well if they wear a certain pair of socks, or sport a red headband, or eat five granola bars before a game.
Often such ideas come from past wins. They may have played well one day when they were wearing green-and-white striped underwear, and think that wearing it every game will boost their performance…

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When I was young my family took an annual trip to the New Jersey shore.  One of my favorite things we did was we would get up early and walk to the local donut place.  It was one of those mom and pop places where they would let their customers watch them make the donuts.  Then we would all choose a donut and walk back home

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