This post is sponsored by CoachTube, a marketplace for learning and teaching online sports where athletes and coaches are mastering new skills taught by the top 1% of coaches. Many parents assume that the season will be shaped solely by what happens at their child’s practice. But the h.... More »
Women as Youth League Coaches
By Doug Abrams
With planning for spring youth league seasons underway in many communities, Renee Moilanen contributed a thoughtful article late last month in The Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.). The theme was that sports programs serve players best by assuring qu.... More »
Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Teachers, would you like to share some great parenting articles with student’s families?
This popular list of back-to-school articles is updated each year. It contains some of the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-be.... More »
After the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship last week in Cleveland, they celebrated, and Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated wrote about their party.
His piece is a classic of what’s known as fly-on-the-wall reporting. Here’s his lede:
CLEVELAND—The season of splash ended .... More »
I am very excited to be partnering with the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system, to bring you a 5-part series of sponsored posts on youth sports injuries. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe y.... More »
Down in the dumps? Depressed about your fantasy football team? Or, is your local NFL team in a downward spiral? Worried about the state of sports and all the shenanigans happening on and off the field? Fear no more. Let’s shift the focus to something more positive.
3 Inspirational Sports Stories
Here are 3 inspirational sports stories to share with friends to brighten everyone’s spirits…
The original purpose of The Concussion Blog was – and still is – to inform those that choose to look about concussions. Part of this goal has been looking deeper into issues and “lip service” given to the brain injury we know as concussions. In 2010, when the blog began, this was a novel idea […]
Do your kids know how to fight? No one needs to teach kids to fight; they are born with that instinct. But there is a healthy way and an unhealthy way to handle conflict. By teaching your kids the right way, they can “fight” in a way that resolves conflict instead of escalating it. There will be…
“The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.” – Confucius
We only get this one shot at being a dad. There are no do-overs in parenting. [Tweet This] It’s all permanent. So when it comes to balancing family and friends, it’s important to carefully consider your priorities…
Stick with me for a second as I talk about this ivoh.org blog post about the new site Ebola Deeply.
After all, the headline on Mallory Jean Tanore’s piece is “What media outlets can learn from the Ebola Deeply news site,” and we’re all media outlets, right?
The site, launched last week by Lara Setrakian, a former ABC reporter who also founded Syria Deeply, is dedicated to nothing but coverage of the Ebola outbreak…