Do you often have to listen to young athletes who complain? As a parent, one of the most annoying moods to put up with is that of a whining child. It used to drive me crazy, but it’s the source of the whining that should be the most bothersome for parents. When your child whines,...Read M.... More »
Are you content with your child’s youth sports experience? Here’s how you can tell if you are: You don’t stress about playing time or position. You can sit down and enjoy the game without getting upset at someone. You are not counting the days until the season ends. You are not nag.... More »
Neurosurgeons say if they practiced the way they did 18 months ago, they’d be sued for malpractice. Heart surgeons believe if they practiced the way they did 5 years ago, they’d be sued for malpractice. Yet, in youth sport coaching we still practice the way we did when we were kids. John Kessel .... More »
High school football players who sustain concussions while wearing improperly fitted helmets are at higher risk of experiencing more symptoms and taking longer to recover than those who are concussed wearing properly fitted helmets, with concussions of longer duration also more common in players w.... More »
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 »
Steve Kerr is NBA’s Coach of the Year On Tuesday, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was awarded the NBA Coach of the Year in a landslide. Kerr, who won his first championship as a coach with the Warriors last season, built on a successful campaign and helped the team to an NBA record […]
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These swimming award certificates will come in handy for all types of swimming occasions. When kids learn how to swim, take their first dive into the pool or just excel at swimming, it might be time to recognize their achievements in a memorable way. This 6-pack bundle of swimming certificates templates is just the ticket…
Chicago plays host to this year’s NFL Draft with official proceedings kicking off this evening. Chicago, one of our favorite cities, is an excellent choice to be the host city for the draft with its rich football history, bustling metropolis, architectural delights and central location.
In the same fashion that the Super Bowl rotates locations year to year, I imagine the NFL will begin rotating the location of the draft more frequently…
The very BEST coach I ever had BELIEVED in ME,He encouraged me to BELIEVE in MYSELF and DREAM!He REFUSED to let me get away with a MEDIOCRE effort,He CHALLENGED me to push beyond my limits,He CELEBRATED my successes, leading me to feel I had earned them,He helped me learn and GROW FROM MY FAILURES,He reassured me that I couldn’t learn and get better without collecting enough of them!He TRUSTED me to TRUST MYSELF,He RESPECTED & CARED about me as a person beyond my sport,He “WALKED THE TALK” and modeled all that he taught me,He was HONEST and TRUSTWORTHY,He made me feel SAFE around him,He kept what we were doing IN PERSPECTIVE,He was consistently FAIR,His only “favorites” where those athletes who consistently showed up, worked hard, had a positive attitude and were team players…