A new study was just released this past week which suggests that fewer kids between the ages of 6-12 are participating in sports. In fact, the number of kids playing organized team sports has dropped by a stunning 8 percent over the last decade.
Now, if this is really true, that is quite a drop of.... 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 »
Athletes: your toughest opponent is YOURSELF! I'm all for striving to be the best you can be. But when you try to be perfect, then fail and beat yourself up, you're actually slowing your progress down. I explain more in this video.
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Regaining Confidence After Injury
A sports parent asks:
“How do my children stay motivated while coming back from a sports injury? They tend to play very conservatively and find it harder to work as hard or be as enthusiastic when coming back from such an injury.”
Often when your kids a.... More »
The 2018 World Cup is upon us. Every four years the world’s 32 best national soccer teams gather for a tourney that captures global attention like no other event. 2018 FIFA World Cup Guide The Super Bowl and NBA finals are fine American traditions whose worldwide popularity pales in comparison. Th.... More »
The Four Benefits of Youth Sports Adversity When my son was battling for the quarterback position on his varsity football team, my friend wisely reminded me that kids who never struggle in youth sports, and who instead have things come to them easily, miss out on a perfect opportunity to grow. I had to remind […]
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Family movies rock! And for many reasons! In today’s busy world, watching movies gives families time to slow down, be entertained, and be together. But family movies have the potential to do so much more. They can quite literally shape children’s lives.
One way for teens to learn about and act on the core abilities of The Compass Advantage is to first identify the compass abilities in others…
Unbiased Biases: 2016 MLB All-Star Game Preview Who: Major League Baseball What: MLB All-Star Game Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California When: 8:00PM EST After a stirring rendition of the Home Run Derby last night, congratulations to Giancarlo Stanton on his epic win, now all eyes turn to the MLB All-Star Game in San Diego…