Social media advice: How to choose the right hashtag, create better visual posts + MORE

Social media advice: How to choose the right hashtag, create better visual posts + MORE

I Love WATCHING You Play! + MORE

By James Leath “STOP LOOKING AT YOUR PHONE!” yells Tasha, a point guard on the 6th grade YMCA basketball team I was coaching. Immediately, I smile and start to explain to her that I forgot my watch and I needed to make sure we were on schedule. Tasha rolled her eyes, clearly unimpressed .... More »
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Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

Did you run out of fuel in the 85th minute of your soccer game last week? Were you forced to the football bench during a crucial 4th quarter 3rd down? Are your skills up to par, but find that it’s your endurance letting you down when it matters most? These drills are great for any fall sport .... More »

PITCH COUNTS: Brand New Pitch Limits Start This Spring All Over the Country: Be Forewarned!

PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL PITCH COUNTS TO GO INTO EFFECT THIS SEASON By Steve Kallas In July 2016, the National Federation of State High School Associations (“NFHS”) announced that, beginning with the 2017 spring baseball season, each state member would have to institute a pitch count rule for high sch.... More »

HEROIC COACHES: WHAT ONE MAN IS DOING TO REVIVE INNER-CITY BASEBALL

It was back in October of 2013….close to two years ago….that I introduced you my WFAN audience to Steve Bandura of the Anderson Monarchs baseball team. And I approached Steve a few weeks ago to have him back on. To me, Steve is one of those unsung American heroes who, for 20- years in South Phil.... More »
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The Greatest Motivational Speeches Of All-Time + MORE

With the Sweet 16 kicking off tonight, there’s no better time than now to revisit one of our favorite posts from 2013! Below is a list of our favorite motivational speeches from the best sports movies. Not only do these coaches understand the preparation, strategy, and drills behind a great te.... More »
How do you choose the right hashtag when promoting your work or otherwise trying to get attention on social media? If you’ve got the perfect hashtag but someone else starts using it for a different purpose, do you stay the course or switch? What about if you’ve got a hashtag going and then an industry giant starts using a different one for the same subject? Do you jump on their powerful bandwagon even if it means abandoning the equity you’ve built on your hashtag?
Paul Bradshaw, who teaches journalism and writes the Online Journalism Blog, wondered about those types of things, and he and his students set out to find some answers…

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Last June, I had the pleasure of speaking at a press conference at Lincoln Financial Field in support of Pennsylvania State Representative Tim Briggs’ proposed concussion management legislation.  I was an eighteen-year old who had been researching concussions in sports for nearly ten months at that point—a task that I engaged in to further educate […]

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The Need for Sleep

– theconcussionblog.com

This post appeared in the infancy of this blog back in October of 2010, I have made some editorial changes since that time. ========== It used to be that doctors would tell you to keep people awake with head injuries.  That has changed, quite a bit.  Keeping someone awake might be indicated for a possible […]

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Mother’s Day Give-Away!

– positiveparentingsolutions.com

A big salute to all the great moms out there who are in it to win it EVERY day in the lives of their children! We want to throw a little extra “win” into the mix this month for Mother’s Day!

Three lucky winners will get a copy of Amy’s powerful best-selling book – If I Have to Tell You One More Time…The Revolutionary Program That Gets Your Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling!

Entering is easy!

Simply leave a comment on our blog and share what you love MOST about being a mom, a stepmom, or a grandmother – and we’ll enter you to win! Our winners will be drawn at random on Monday, May 11th and they’ll have 48 hours to claim their book…

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nfl flag football tournament 1431113417 1954625263 Social media advice: How to choose the right hashtag, create better visual posts + MOREParents and coaches, how many times have you heard your kids say, “We’re never going to beat that team! The players are huge.” Or fast. Or tough.
The minute your hear this uttered by one of your team members, hold everything and have a heart-to-heart with your players.
When kids play the comparison game, they hurt their confidence…

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Even the best parent is tempted at times to over-control. If you’ve struggled with this, please, please take a few minutes to watch this video!   Are you or your child struggling with an issue in youth sports?  I’m available for one-on-one mentoring. You can find me on my website under the “Work With Janis”…

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