Do you know how your child wanted to be treated after playing sports? This post is an excerpt from my book 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents. To get your copy or learn how you can give one to every parent on your child’s team, click here. Does your child know and believe...Read&.... More »
A few years ago, if I told you that Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, Steelers’ star receiver Antonio Brown and football legend Doug Flutie were going to be on a TV show together, you may have thought it would be some type of football documentary. Maybe something like an ESPN Sports Center analysis o.... More »
The Importance of Resiliency in Youth Sports
A sports parent asks, “My children seem to get easily stressed out when things go wrong while playing. Is there anything I can do about this?”
The issue your children are facing is common and can be challenging. They could benefit from some tr.... More »
Champions are tough. They fight hard, play hard, work till they get it right and then keep working some more. Champions don’t back down and they are aggressive against opponents. And true champions are “sissies”. At least that’s what other competitors may call them when they .... More »
Tournaments, Tanking Games, and Hating Yourself in the Morning
By Doug Abrams
Youth sports tournaments can bring out the best in players, but sometimes the worst in their coaches. Too often, we read or hear about coaches who scheme to deliberately lose a tournament game, hoping to position.... More »
On June 21, at the ripe old age of 21, Jordan Spieth become just the sixth golfer in history to win both The Masters and The US Open in the same year, joining some pretty illustrious company such as Woods, Nicklaus, Palmer and Hogan. He must have played only golf growing up to become this [...]
By Daryl Osbahr, M.D.
Level One Orthopedics at Orlando Health
Note: the following post is from the STOP Sports Injuries Blog and appeared on July 24, 2014
While baseball is commonly known as a non-contact sport, the risk of collision is certainly not minimal. Some are due to contact with the ball, bat, or another player, but it is easy to forget that a base can cause injuries…
Whether or not you have a budding ecologist, neuroscientist, or engineer, all children gain important abilities when parents support and encourage doing at-home science experiments.
For kids of all ages, the benefits are enormous. Doing science projects helps develop a child’s resourcefulness, particularly their skills at goal-setting, planning, and problem-solving…