October’s Positive Youth Sports Award Goes to…. + MORE

October’s Positive Youth Sports Award Goes to…. + MORE

Why Your Child’s Failure is the Key to Success

One of the hardest parts of being a sports mom was watching my kids experience failure at something they’d worked so hard to achieve. It’s often painful for parents to watch their child’s growing-up process because that almost always includes watching their child’s failure. W.... More »

Illinois Paves the Way for HS Football Policy + MORE

It has been a long time coming… Not a new post on this blog, rather, a proactive and thoughtful policy/plan for high school football safety. This process has not been easy and there is no way I can take full… Continue reading →.... More »
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Young Athletes Who Suffer From Pregame Jitters Podcast

Pregame Jitters in Young Athletes Do your kids interpret pregame jitters as something is wrong with them before they compete? Often, the pregame jitters can help kids focus better and boost their energy just before a game. However, those butterflies and sweaty palms are more than just jitters; they.... More »
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Aerobic Exercise May Help Lessen Symptoms In Children and Teens With Post-Concussion Syndrome + MORE

Aerobic therapy (AT) may lessen the symptoms experienced by children and adolescents suffering from post-concussion syndrome and allow them to return to baseline, report researchers in a paper presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in October 2015 in Wa.... More »
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The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE

While racism and threats to the physical safety of black students are the most important issues amid the unrest at the University of Missouri, a controversy around the rights and responsibilities of the media has lingered all week. As you know, the chancellor of the University of Missouri and the p.... More »
Another Story About a High School Athlete
Who Has Overcome Physical Challenges
 By Doug Abrams
 
Every so often, a human interest story captures the true spirit of athletic competition. The story is especially worth savoring when the spotlight shines on an athlete who is not yet old enough to graduate from high school…

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5 Steps to Believing in Yourself

– competitivedge.com

If you have big dreams for your athletic career, it’s essential that you believe in yourself. It doesn’t matter if you’re an all-star with a great record or an underweight newcomer with far less experience than the rest of your team, self-confidence has the power to propel you further than your physical abilities alone and it can make or break your chances of success…

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October’s Positive Youth Sports Award goes to Sherry Connor, from Charlotte, North Carolina.   Sherry has been coaching for six years and presently coaches high school and club volleyball. Sherry is described as:   An amazing coach, and an amazing person. She cares about each of her players as individuals, not just what they can do…

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