SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Celebrating 18 Years of The Sports Edge on WFAN + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Celebrating 18 Years of The Sports Edge on WFAN + MORE
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Why Communication is More Important for Athletes

How to Develop Confidence in Sports Kids Sports parents, and coaches alike, play an integral role in how your sports kids feel about the sports they play and their overall experiences. Often sports parents, however, can unwittingly hurt their kids’ confidence by being overly enthusiastic. For exa.... More »
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Keeping Sports Kids Motivated After Injuries

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 »
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Helping Young Athletes Cope with Pregame Distractions + MORE

Help Sports Kids Focus Before Games Let’s say you’re getting your sports kids ready for a soccer game. But a number of unforeseen events pop up. First, you can’t find their uniforms, and have to borrow some from the coach. Next, you arrive at the game, and it’s pouring—even though it was .... More »

Can Youth Sports be Both Fun and Competitive?

I got an email from a distraught parent the other day. She described a scene where the coach was screaming at the girls after a loss. She was beside herself at how the coach treated the girls. He was demeaning, he was loud and scary, and he had lost perspective on the age he was The post Can Youth S.... More »

6 words every young athlete needs to know

Your young athlete needs to know this very important truth. As a sports parent, you will give a lot of advice, coaching, and encouragement to your young athlete over the years. As you do, remember that there is one phrase that every athlete needs to hear and believe from his parents. There’s .... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Youth sports will never be healthy, unless parents, coaches and players are all adequately communicating. In this podcast episode I talk with Coach Reed Maltbie of CoachReed.com about communication. He gives very practical tips for coaches, parents and players on how to improve relationships, performance,and teamsmanship…

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This morning’s radio show on WFAN marked the 18th anniversary of the Sports Edge being on the air. And I want to thank you all for your tremendous  support, and great and smart comments and questions over the years.
We may be the only major radio show in the nation that focuses exclusively on sports parenting issues…

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