BELIEVE. Do you understand the power of that one word? There are many words that we as parents say to our kids that empower them, but one of the strongest words I’ve seen that builds my kids up is the word “believe.” Believe is a word on a sign in the Clemson football meeting room..... More »
As the words in Ecclesiastes 3 say, “There is a time for everything,” and that is especially true for sports parents. There IS a time to butt in….
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Building Your Child’s Confidence Through Sports
Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and Women’s World Cup Champion, has some great insights into the world of sports parenting that illustrate the lessons we try to instill in parents.
In a recent article with the Washington Post, she.... More »
What is the solution to stopping ref abuse? It is a very real problem. Listen to these facts: In a detailed survey of over 17,000 referees conducted last year by the National Association of Sports Officials, 87% of respondents said that they had suffered from verbal abuse in their role as officia.... More »
I remember the day I coached my son TJ’s first soccer game. He was only five, and I was so proud, so excited, and couldn’t wait for him to play the game I loved. There was one problem. He didn’t want to play. When the game was about to start, he said, “Dad I don’t
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Fantasy Football Awards don’t have to be the same old same old. Throughout fantasy football season and at season’s end, it’s fun to recognize various achievements and miscues with a series of fun, fantasy football certificates specifically designed for that purpose.
Fantasy Football Awards
Each pack includes 35 Fantasy Football Certificate templates…
Yoga for Enhanced Athletic Performance by Ali Singer Research studies show that yoga is a great complement to any sport. It enables you to approach your physical peak and utilize the power of fine-tuned concentration to improve overall performance. Along with increasing strength, coordination, flexibility, and focus, statistics show that yoga expedites muscle recovery, allowing practitioners […]
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One parent asked me: How do I deal with parents who don’t volunteer for anything, but complain about everything as they sit in the stands? I want to help the parents on your team coach their children to overcome struggle. Read about how I can help YOUR team!
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In spite of all our assumptions about what it takes to become a capable athlete – strength, agility, speed, balance, technical skills, cooperative behavior – one of the MOST IMPORTANT skills you can master is that of staying calm and composed under pressure. Staying loose pre-performance is the secret to a championship effort…