Rocky Pasquale has a most unusual job – a job in which he has been most successful.
For the last 15 years, Rocky has been the head coach at the Keio Academy, a HS in Purchase, NY, which is attended by Japanese students. In Rocky’s tenure, the Unicorns have won five Sectional championship.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
The Aspen Institute recently published a summary of their ongoing research into youth sports participation in America. The report focuses on improving access to the.... More »
Boosting Confidence in Young Athletes
A young athlete writes:
“I am a badminton player and I am finding it really hard to not get shaky or lose confidence when in a game if I miss a shot, my coach keeps telling me that I am I good player and I should believe in myself but then I just get more.... More »
Today’s topic is one of those sports parenting issues that I can see merits from both sides of the issue, and as such, I’m not going to take sides on this one.
But let me lay it out for you, and let’s see what you think. Here’s the story….
This has to do with sports parents who “volu.... More »
This month, I reach a milestone. I turn the big 4-0. It’s a little weird, and I have to admit I never imagined being 40 years old. It never crossed my mind as far as what life would be like at this age; however, it seems to me that things are not much different than they’ve always.... 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…