Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MORE

Our Favorite Basketball Player and Your Kids’ Confidence + MORE

Sport Parenting Podcast: How to Wrestle (or any play other sport) with Character

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Robert Murphy of Wrestling With Character. Robert Murphy is a husband, father, sales professional, and teacher. Coach Murphy recently combined his knowledge of wrestling along with his passion for molding young kid.... More »
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Proper Helmet Fit in Boy's Hockey: A 12-Point Checklist + MORE

To provide maximum protection against head injuries, helmets worn by athletes in contact sports such as youth hockey, need to fit correctly, but a new study of boy's hockey players age 8 to 14 years found that less than one third of hockey helmets are properly fitted. (Williams, 2014). Because .... More »

Team Culture Is Reflected In Its Attention To Detail + MORE

Top teams have a strong culture which is nurtured by coaches and team officials. It could be described as a "How we do business, here" attitude, one deeply rooted in the leaders' values and beliefs about what is important to run a successful youth sports program. A program's values a.... More »
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The Runner’s High

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: When your body comes under stress or experiences pain, neurochemicals called endorphins and endocannabinoids are produced in the brain. This happens in all age grou.... More »

EPL Previews: Will Jose Mourinho succeed at Manchester United? + MORE

EPL Previews: Can Jose Mourinho build something stable at Manchester United? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the s.... More »
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College basketball season is in full swing, but one of our favorite players is not out on the court.  If you have never heard of Jason McElwain, you’ll want to take 5 minutes and watch his amazing basketball heroics.  Can you infuse this same amount of confidence in your children even when they face what seem insurmountable obstacles?  Here are 10 ways to raise confident kids…

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I have two daughters. Both played competitive sports. My hope for them when they were younger and now as young women, is that they be strong, self-assured individuals in the world who carry the belief that they can do ANYTHING that they set their mind to. And, most important, that they have the self-respect and courage to speak up, take care of themselves and not allow themselves to be abused in any situation…

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As part of the Bleacher Report Advanced Program in Sports Media, I’ve learned to slow down and focus more on the quality of my arguments…

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