PARENTS V. COACHES: Star HS Pitcher Dictates to His Coach His Playing Time + MORE

PARENTS V. COACHES: Star HS Pitcher Dictates to His Coach His Playing Time + 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 »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Baseball Continues to Lose Its Young Fan Base at an Alarming Rate + MORE

Earlier this month, I had Rob Nelson, the inventor of Big League Chew, on my show to talk about the sudden and rapid decline of kids signing up for youth baseball in this country. As I mentioned on WFAN, I have been getting these reports of a lack of participation for the past few years, but this ye.... More »

DEALING WITH FINANCIAL CONCERNS: The Built-in Value of Used Equipment Banks for Kids + MORE

Used-Equipment Banks: One Way to Reduce Costs and Boost Enrollment  By Doug Abrams Much has been written lately about the escalating costs of playing youth sports, particularly at the travel and elite levels. Commentators have described burdens imposed by interstate travel and lodging, handsomely .... More »
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Be On The Lookout For Heat Illness and Exertional Heat Stroke

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Heat Illness is a broad term used for a range of problems such as dehydration, cramping, dizziness, heat exhaustion and a very serious problem called heat stroke.... More »
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Is Competition Good or Bad? + MORE

As a Sports Performance Consultant and author I get this question A LOT, especially from parents of young athletes who are trying to figure out the best approach to handling their son’s or daughter’s wins, losses, and overall approach to competition. So is it good or bad? The answer is YES! Co.... More »
I found this bizarre story in Collegiate Baseball last week. I can never recall a high school athlete – even a top one like this kid – ever pull a stunt like this.
Here’s what happend, and you make your own call.
This occurred in a league game this past April between two Tucson HS teams…

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After 12 years of marriage we’ve experienced a lot. The hope each year is that our marriage will continue to improve. That is easier said than done. The best way to ensure your marriage improves is to be intentional.
If you don’t say and do things intentionally, then you’re putting your marriage at risk…

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Start asking writers for writing advice and you won’t get far without hearing something like “read a lot. A lot!”
William Faulkner was asked what the best training was for a writer: “Read, read, read,” he said. “Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad; see how they do it…

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