SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Revisiting the Most Pressing Issues in Youth and Amateur Sports + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Revisiting the Most Pressing Issues in Youth and Amateur Sports + MORE
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Certificates for Basketball, Hockey, Volleyball and More + MORE

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How Sports Kids Benefit From a Strong Mental Game

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Back in June of this year, I did a Sports Edge show in which I asked a fairly simple question about youth sports. And the response was so overwhelming that I promised myself that I would come back to revisit the topic soon.
And today is that day.
What was that question?
What do you think is the biggest issue confronting youth and amateur sports today?
Now, take a moment and think about the headlines that have confronted you as a sports parent or as a coach in the year 2017…

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There’s a lot of talk about how to change the game in youth sports, a lot of really good ideas that are ultimately aimed at getting rid of negativity that permeates todays competitive culture. I feel the antidote to negativity in youth sports can be summed up in one word: gratitude. Not simply saying please…

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