St. Paul Saints’ New Ballpark and a Father’s Day Tribute + MORE

St. Paul Saints’ New Ballpark and a Father’s Day Tribute + MORE

March Madness Terms: Understanding The Big Dance

The NCAA Basketball Tournament is a big deal, and understanding March Madness terms will help you talk conversationally with most basketball fans. The annual, three-week NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament accounts for over 85% of the NCAA’s annual revenues. It’s estimated that some $9 bil.... More »

10 Secrets Young Athletes Want Dad to Know

Sports Dads, can we talk for a minute about your young athletes? As a coach’s wife for 3 decades and sports mom for 21 years, I’ve seen just about every kind of sports dad there is, and I know you–you are most likely very competitive, love your child, and ultimately just want him o.... More »
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Science Experiments for Kids: Making Learning Fun + MORE

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, par.... More »

5 Things Coaches Need to Teach Their Captive Audience

Coaches, you have a captive audience every season that you decide to take on the challenge of turning a group of individuals into a team. Your players are captive because in order to make the team, and in order to play, they must listen to you and do as you instruct. As a coach, this could be...Re.... More »
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When Sports Teaches Life Skills – According to Abby Wambach

Building Your Child’s Confidence Through Sports Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and Women’s World Cup Champion, has some great insights into the world of sports parenting that illustrate the lessons we try to instill in parents. In a recent article with the Washington Post, she.... More »

Preparing Young Athletes Mentally for Games

– youthsportspsychology.com

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Why? Because kids who possess mental toughness often have higher confidence levels and perform better.
First of all, understand it’s best to help kids start training mentally long before the game…

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St. Paul Saints’ CHS Field
The view from the grass on left field berm
Framed by the Farmer’s Market, warehouses and I-94, the CHS Field park pays tribute to local artists and showcases an artistry of its own…

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