Survey Says…Youth Sports Pressures are Real + MORE

Survey Says…Youth Sports Pressures are Real + MORE
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Helping Youth Baseball Players Deal with Failure

Strategies to Help Sports Kids Overcome Failure Fear of failure affects sports children in all types of sports, but can be especially challenging in baseball, says Nova Newcomer, executive director, Friends of Baseball, in Portland, Oregon. “The tough challenge with baseball is it’s a failur.... More »

8 Things Youth Sports Officials Want Parents to Know + MORE

Youth sports officials are probably some of the most abused people on the planet. They are under strict scrutiny by over-protective parents, dedicated fans, and very competitive athletes and coaches. They are insulted, attacked, blamed, and harassed. It’s a wonder they don’t quit. I thin.... More »
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3 Questions Your Child Wants Dad to Answer

(And How You Can Help Him Answer Them) We are thrilled to welcome pediatrician and best-selling author, Dr. Meg Meeker, to share her wisdom about the important role fathers play in a child’s life. When I was 8 years old, my father took me to work with him on Saturday mornings to Mass General .... More »
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Revisiting the Head First Slide and Breakaway Base Debates + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent study shows that head first sliding has a higher injury risk than feet first sliding Additionally, breakaway bases also reduce injury risk from sliding .... More »

6 Ways Good Sleep Can Help Your Athlete Play Better

This article is sponsored by SleepAdvisor.org, a company that is dedicated to helping everyone achieve their optimal sleep level and wake up each day with more energy and focus. Good Sleep is often overlooked as a fitness strategy for athletic performance. Every athlete knows they need the right cal.... More »
This survey of 1,000 Americans by the Yellowbrick Treatment Program shows some interesting numbers about youth sports. Do you think it’s an accurate reflection?   Are you struggling with a specific problem in your parenting? Do you feel like you’ve hit a wall and just don’t know how to move forward with a certain issue?  I’m a…

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Jay DeMerit has one of the most unique stories to success the sport of soccer has ever seen. An MLS reject that backpacked to Europe and climbed the English soccer pyramid from the 12th tier to become the captain of Watford FC in the English Premier League. He also represented the US Mens National Team
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