SPORT SAFETY: When On-The-Field Celebrations Turn Deadly Dangerous + MORE

SPORT SAFETY: When On-The-Field Celebrations Turn Deadly Dangerous + MORE

How to Raise Influencers

If you want your child to grow up a leader, not a follower, then you must raise influencers. Influencers do not follow the crowd, they forge their own path. Influencers care about helping others more than advancing their own agenda. Influencers see and sieze an opportunity to help others; while othe.... More »

10 Things That Will Make Life Easier for Busy Sport Parents

Busy Sports parents, do you feel like you’re drowning? Last night I was talking with a sports mom, who was recounting her busy day to me: running from school to home to pre-game drop-off, to home, and back to the game. It made me tired just listening to her! I remember that life. There were....... More »
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Why is it so Important for Your Child to Learn to Fight For Himself? + MORE

Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will do well. But it sucks that it’s so very...R.... More »
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Why Perfectionist Sports Kids Aren’t So Perfect + MORE

What’s The Problem With Perfectionism? Perfectionist sports kids show up to practice on time and work hard to improve their skills. Coaches like them because they follow directions. Sounds perfect, right? But there’s a problem with perfectionist sports kids—often, both in sports and life..... More »

CLUB TEAMS: How They Are Redefining Youth Sports in America

A week or so ago, there was an excellent in-depth article entitled EMPTY BASES in the March issue of NEW JERSEY Monthly Magazine (NJMonthly.com) that really deserves some discussion. In short, the article focused on the growing and devastating impact that club teams are having on local youth and rec.... More »
 
Sometimes you see a couple, and you are amazed. You say to yourself, “that couple right there…they have something special!” You want to pick their brains and hear directly from them how they have such a strong marriage.
My wife and I had this opportunity when we interviewed Family First, All Pro Dad, and iMom’s very own Mark and Susan Merrill…

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Bleacher Report U.K. has been building up the World Football coverage team. Here’s a rundown of who’s covering what in the Beautiful Game.
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Alex Dimond: Staff writer who pens Monday Morning Hangover and Friday’s Premier League Notepad plus features. Profile | Twitter
Jonathan Wilson: Revered writer and tactical brain…

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flag football tournament 1423153739 656557890 SPORT SAFETY: When On The Field Celebrations Turn Deadly Dangerous + MORESports parents, you don’t want to raise perfectionists in sports.
You may think that kids who have high expectations and want to get everything just right will be big winners.
But in sports, that’s generally not true.
Sure, perfectionists show up on time and work really hard. They’re always trying to perfect their skills…

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Storming and Dogpiling:
Dangerous Uncontrolled Celebrations In Youth Sports
By Doug Abrams
 Earlier this season, tragedy struck at a third-tier soccer game in Mizoram, a state in northeast India. After scoring the tying goal in the 62nd minute, 23-year-old midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala tried imitating some prominent pros by celebrating with a somersault…

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