What would your team look like if you let them shape and drive the culture, and if you loved them first as people before you ever tried to be coach? Would they be more like the bad news bears instead of Barcelona? If you said the bad news bears, you are dead wrong. In this
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It's Mothers Day once again. Time for spring sports, warmer weather, longer days, planting gardens, and, of course, watching kids play sports. Each year for the past seventeen years, MomsTEAM has published my Mother's Day Wish list. As you will see, many of the wishes on this year's list will look .... More »
Strategies For Building Confidence in Young Athletes
There’s a reason Mark Lawton, longtime coach and teacher, takes his team to the championship level…
He focuses on building a team culture that boosts kids’ confidence.
When we spoke to him recently, he gave us some quick tips for both p.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises
This type of tra.... More »
Another Reminder About How Referee Shortages Can Threaten Youth Leaguers’ Safety
By Doug Abrams
Late last month, The Daily News (Longview, WA) published a thoughtful youth sports article by Jason Leskiw, “Officials Shortage Widespread Problem With No Solution Yet in Sight.” Prominent among the.... 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…