#tbt: Eye Opener from 2012: Was it overlooked? + MORE

#tbt: Eye Opener from 2012: Was it overlooked? + MORE
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After Concussion: Don’t Just See A Doctor, Be Sure To See The Right Doctor + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It’s important to see a doctor trained in sport concussion management after a concussion. Not all doctors know about return to play protocols. Appropriate doctors.... More »
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Taking The Ice Bath Plunge For Muscle Soreness- Helpful or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ice baths have been popular with adult endurance athletes for a long time, and are claimed to reduce soreness and improve recovery The available evidence seems t.... More »

The Secret to Helping Your Child Defeat Discouragement + MORE

This post is sponsored by Shannon McDougall, author of Beginning Mental Training Skills, a  program that trains athletes to deal with anxiety and disappointment in youth sports.  It’s not fun to watch  your child get discouraged when playing sports. Unfortunately, we can’t give our kids.... More »

How to Raise a Spoiled Athlete + MORE

Many adults complain that the younger generation is full of entitled kids, teens, and even millennials, and that a spoiled athlete is hard to stomach. I am not writing to debate that issue. In fact, I’m advocating something that may cause some of you to do a doubletake, and that is this very s.... More »
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Remembering the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, a giant of American journalism + MORE

Ben Bradlee, editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1991, died this week at the age of 93. Whenever journalism giants die, there are lots of stories around about their lives and careers. I usually find it fruitful to read as many of them as I can find. Bradlee, familiar to non-Beltway insiders .... More »
This is going to be a short post, because all I’m going to do is point you to another post. And then when you get to that post you’re going to have more to read than you can get to in a year.
OK, I don’t know you. More to read than I can get to in a year. Yes, let’s talk about me…

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New Goal Setting Ideas

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

I came across a great new idea regarding goal setting for athletes while reading Lynn Kidman and Stephanie Hanrahan’s book “The Coaching Process; A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach 3rd Ed” this week. They have some great ideas about learning objectives which I think can be tied into goal setting so bear with me as I lay this out…

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It was always the last thing my mother and father would say to me before dropping me off at soccer practice or any athletic endeavor I tried when I was a kid.
They would say, sometimes shout as I sprinted towards the field, “Do well, and have fun!”
It seems like such a simple concept when it comes to youth athletics…

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national youth football championships 1406258719 1355799096 #tbt: Eye Opener from 2012: Was it overlooked? + MORENearly 70% of kids drop out of sports by the time they’re 13.
That statistic isn’t new, but what is new is research that identifies what would keep them in sports.
A new study conducted by George Washington University’s School of Public Health found that kids are happier in sports when coaches focus on sportsmanship, kids’ effort, positive coaching, and encouraging the young athletes to learn and improve…

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Originally titled “Bombshell Found in Sports Illustrated Vault” this post appeared on July 4, 2012…  To this day, it may be one of the most poignant articles I have written about the road we have been down.  I believe that this post still rings true, two years later, in regards to all the information we […]

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Mission Summer: Take a Hike

– allprodad.com

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For three summers, my wife was a trail guide in Colorado. She would take groups of teenagers into the wilderness and over mountains for several days. Along the way, there would be opportunities to talk about relationships and experiences. Having taken a trip with her, I was amazed at the things kids shared while out on the trail…

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Mercy Rules
By Doug Abrams
 
In late May, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced that beginning this season, football games will play the second half with a running clock whenever one team takes a lead of thirty points or more. A stop-time clock would resume when the differential falls below thirty…

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