Planning to have a rest of your career? Might want to read this report + MORE

Planning to have a rest of your career? Might want to read this report + MORE
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The Greatest Fictional Coach: Mickey Goldmill + MORE

We spent five weeks searching for the answer to the question: Who is the greatest fictional coach? The people have spoken! Mickey Goldmill received 52% of the vote compared to Eric Taylor’s 48%. Click play, and read up on Mickey Goldmill, the greatest fictional coach of all time. (SEE FULL BR.... More »
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Coaching Do's and Don'ts for Slumping Athletes + MORE

Far too often when high-performing athletes begin to lag in their success rates, speed, or concentration in games or practice, coaches just don’t know how to handle it. First they think it’s just a temporary hiccup and that the athlete will quickly recover, then they try aggression or stating .... More »

5 Things Any Parent Can Do at Home to Help Make the Next Sports Season Your Child’s Best

This post is sponsored by CoachTube, a marketplace for learning and teaching online sports where athletes and coaches are mastering new skills taught by the top 1% of coaches.   Many parents assume that the season will be shaped solely by what happens at their child’s practice. But the h.... More »

Why Athletic Talent isn’t Enough + MORE

Your child may be an amazing athlete, but athletic talent is not enough for them to achieve their goals. In a study that is rather long and tedious, author Daniel Chambliss addresses The Mundanity of Excellence as it relates to Olympic swimmers. His conclusions go against the grain of what we see a .... More »
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Protecting Sports Kids From Predators, Bullies and Other Dangers

How Parents Can Help Sports Kids Stay Safe It’s hard to read the stories about members of the USA Gymnastics Team being harassed and abused by the team’s doctor. And it’s easy to worry about such dangers. Kids who are bullied, abused or harassed as sports kids can suffer throughout their lives.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Radio CaptainU interviews nationally renowned strength coach Mark Rippetoe, who states that young athletes can make massive strength gains in 4 months, lifting about 3 times per week with only 5 basic lifts
Five key lifting activities will provide the greatest return for your effort: squat, deadlift, pushup, pullup, bench press
You can lift and train far less often than you think, as long as you are smart about using the key lifts…

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My wife and I were very near the point of burnout. Between work, kids’ activities, and ministry commitments, we were worn out.
We knew we needed a break, and if we didn’t get one our marriage could suffer. The first step was to look at the calendar and find an ideal time, but our family calendar was packed…

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If you’ve got more than a few months ahead of you in a journalism career, it’s a good idea to stay current on trends in media, especially trends in how people use the media. Because whatever you know to be true now is likely to change quickly, and often.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) has just published its third annual digital news report, which has some insights into what’s going on out there…

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By John  Gallucci, Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT

As coaches and parents working with youth athletes, our primary concern should be their proper growth and development. Injuries specific to the youth athlete often arise from various growth patterns and disorders, combined with acute or chronic trauma.

The youth-specific conditions listed below, can be easily managed with proper care and treatment…

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World Cup Time

– theconcussionblog.com

For all the blame football gets for concussions and concussion problems; futbol – or the worlds’ game – has its share of concussion issues (so do just about all contact sports).  The unique thing to soccer is that it is not a “collision” sport, by definition.  Yes, it is a contact sport, however it is […]

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