One parent-coach's perspective on the parent – coach relationship in youth sports + MORE

One parent-coach's perspective on the parent – coach relationship in youth sports + MORE

Parents, It’s Time to Adopt the 24 Hour Rule

The 24-hour rule was established at a high school where my husband taught and coached for many years. The rule was simply this: if you have a problem with the coach after a game, wait 24 hours before talking to him or her. Unfortunately, parents didn’t always abide by the rule and the result .... More »

SmartTeams™ Talk: NCAA's Hainline Sees Overspecialization and Overuse Injuries As Signs of Broken Youth Sports Model

In a wide-ranging, provocative, and, at times, spiritual SmartTeams Talk, Brian Hainline, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, discusses two major NCAA-funded research studies on sport-related concussions and the organization's efforts to address mental healt.... More »
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Why should you care about sports science? + MORE

By John Cone, PhD, CSCS Founder and President, FitFor90 Key Points: At Sideline Sports Doc, we try whenever possible to use an “evidence based” approach to youth sports health and this week we feature an article by John Cone, who uses scientific evidence to support his athlete training and reco.... More »

The Road to Varsity - Getting Closer with Dead Ball Officiating + MORE

Just completed my annual summer mini-thon of two consecutive weekends of basketball officiating camp.  One at UNC Charlotte, the other at Liberty University.  This summer marks my ten year milestone.read more.... More »

All the King’s Horses

Editor’s Note: Sports Feel Good Stories is proud to include an excerpt from Barry Milazzo’s All the King’s Men – Finding Purpose and Hope in Brokenness and Impossibility. Book Background Barry Milazzo’s son Bryson suffered a catastrophic medical brain injury after his 8.... More »
 1392624917 448427680 One parent coach's perspective on the parent   coach relationship in youth sports + MOREAre you raising emotionally intelligent children? Is your child’s teacher building a culture of social and emotional intelligence in the classroom? What methods are working?   
Emotional intelligence has become a popular term since Daniel Goleman authored his book with the same title in 1995. Several decades of research not only confirms the importance of teaching kids to understand and manage their emotions, but also suggests that emotional intelligence is predictive of future success in life…

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Coaches of Youth Sports Should Stop Blaming Parents For All Their Problems
By Charles Hartley
 
While watching my three children play on various youth and high school
teams the past 13 years, I have learned too much about a persistent,
disturbing and palpable tension between parents and some coaches…

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