Teaching Individual Game Skills + MORE

Teaching Individual Game Skills + MORE
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Youth Sports Burnout Due To Overbearing Parents + MORE

On October 10th, Huffington Post posted an article that helped summarize the findings of Dr. Chris Stankovich, a sports psychologist, who is focused on youth sports and their effects on the development of children. There is an exceptionally interesting keyword at the crux of the research: burnout. T.... More »
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Here’s a Plan to Help Keep Your Child From Quitting Sports + MORE

It all starts out so innocent and fun, doesn’t it? What happens? How can we keep kids from quitting youth sports? Learn more about how you can keep your child playing and having fun in youth sports!         Related StoriesHow to Make This the Best Year of Y.... More »

USING PUNISHMENT AS A COACHING TOOL + MORE

A lot of coaches regularly employ punishment as a "teaching" tool with their athletes and teams. If the team/athlete fails to execute well, makes a lot of mistakes or loses, the coach punishes them with more physically brutal practices, extra trainings and usually extra, long hard conditioning.  I.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Florida Law for Girls’ HS Lax Met with Heavy Resistance

I don’t know if you have ever seen a girls’ HS lax game, or if you have a daughter who plays the sport, but my two daughters both played right through HS and loved the sport. They still do. But that being said, when I used to watch them play, it struck me as a potentially very dangerous .... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: How to Prevent Your Athlete Making a Bad Choice of College

I have long subscribed to a theory – and I will tell you up front I have no numbers or research to prove this – so it’s just a hunch – but over the years, I have witnessed too many top HS athletes go on to college with huge sports expectations….only to become disillusioned when they ar.... More »

What Do Women Want at Work?

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In the movie “What Women Want,” Mel Gibson plays a sexist advertising executive. He operates under the delusion that he is God’s gift to women. However, an accident gives him the power to hear women’s thoughts. He comes to know the brutal truth and it results in his personal transformation…

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Individual skills are the foundation for the next level of coaching which are Game Skills. Many players are utilizing skills coaches to help them through out the year. Goalies are often working with a goalie coach and there are many programs devoted to off ice training and strength training and conditioning…

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Continuing our conversation about how you should use the summer months—or whatever your sport’s offseason might be—to make yourself a better sportswriter, here’s a second idea:
Take an online course
More and more, the internet is opening avenues to professional development that go above and beyond (or completely replace) the traditional classroom method of paying thousands of dollars to pick up a few credits of continuing education…

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Individual skills are the foundation for the next level of coaching which are Game Skills. Many players are utilizing skills coaches to help them through out the year. Goalies are often working with a goalie coach and there are many programs devoted to off ice training and strength training and conditioning…

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Individual skills are the foundation for the next level of coaching which are Game Skills. Many players are utilizing skills coaches to help them through out the year. Goalies are often working with a goalie coach and there are many programs devoted to off ice training and strength training and conditioning…

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national youth football championships 1404248084 733028856 Teaching Individual Game Skills + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

CrossFit is a multi-joint high intensity exercise regimen with the potential to be an excellent total body training for the young athlete
Young athletes can participate in CrossFit as long as it is an age specific class, and there is very close supervision from the instructor to ensure perfect form
Performing age inappropriate activity, or doing “too much, too soon” can risk growth plate or tendon problems in the growing athlete

I see a lot of adults with various injuries from CrossFit and lately I’m starting to see a few young athletes with injuries from CrossFit too…

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