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
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Avoiding the Family Cold War + MORE

  On Saturday, October 27, 1962 the United States and Soviet Union were on the brink of nuclear war.  The Cuban Missile Crisis was in its terrorizing 14th day.  Communication between President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev had been reduced to a naval game of cat and mouse. On this particular.... More »

At-Home Workout, Vol 1 + What To Watch + MORE

At-Home Workout Halloween is finally upon us, but if you’re worried about all those chocolates and sweets, we’ve got the perfect At-Home Workout for you to take advantage of on Sunday! All of our workouts focus on delivering fun, calorie-burning activities that don’t require an exp.... More »
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Using Painkillers To Play

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Over-the-counter pain relievers such as Tylenol or ibuprofen are commonly used to reduce pain and soreness from mild sports injuries. It’s okay for young a.... More »
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Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »
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How Do I Balance My WHY with the Demands of the Youth Sports Culture? + MORE

“This season was a disaster.” A former colleague of mine said to me recently. “We had a ton of fun, the kids learned a lot of new skills and gelled as a team, but we didn’t win as many games as last season.” “Fun and learning are the two primary things we always wanted out The post How D.... 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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