Team Culture Is Reflected In Its Attention To Detail + MORE

Team Culture Is Reflected In Its Attention To Detail + MORE

Why Keeping the Fun in Youth Sports is So Important

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. The idea of “hard work’ gets a lot of attention. We teach our kids that if they are not willing to work hard for something, then they will not truly appreciate it. I totally agree with that...Read&.... More »
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Can 6 Questions Predict Elbow Injury Risk For Young Pitchers?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are gaining more knowledge about the factors responsible for overuse injuries and catastrophic elbow ligament tears in young pitchers It is far better to moni.... More »
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ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Visiting the Sins of the Parents on Their Child + MORE

                   Disciplining Violent Youth Sports Parents                                       By Doug Abrams Earlier this month, Hockey Winnipeg banned a mother and father from watching their eight-year-old son’s hockey games for three.... More »
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What Young Athletes Learn From the Mindset of Olympians + MORE

Mental Toughness Lessons From Olympians With the start of the summer Olympics, kids and teens have lots to learn from Olympians—dedication, perseverance and courage, for example. Daniel B. Peters, PhD., a psychologist who specializes in children and families, notes that many Olympians begin their.... More »

The End of an Era: When a Child Abandons a Sport

This guest post by Laura Amann was originally posted a few years ago on this site, but it is worth a read again.  My days of gymnastics are over. So are my long hours at the gym. My nervousness and anxiety. It’s all in the past. No more ponytails woven with ribbons, no more glitter spray, no mor.... More »
April must be a slow month in the job-search racket because that’s when a site called CareerCast releases its annual listing of the top 200 jobs in America.
Last year’s report got a lot of attention among the chattering classes because it had newspaper reporter at No. 200, giving newspaper reporters and former newspaper reporters a handy hook to tweet about: worst job in America! Disclosure: I am a former newspaper reporter…

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Three Books That Will Make You a Better Coach

– changingthegameproject.com

As most of you know, I am an avid reader, and I am always looking for great ideas on athletic development, parenting, and my first passion, coaching. For all you coaches out there, this article is for you (and for any teachers or business people who are trying to improve their “team” culture, also highly […

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In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam is again asking our friends in the health, fitness, nutrition and athletic training communities to write blogs answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year…

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There are countless lessons to learn in life.  How do we decipher which ones are important to teach our kids? Experience alone can be an excellent teacher, but there are certain lessons we need to teach our kids.  The father son and father daughter  relationships are unique and require different approaches…

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Top teams have a strong culture which is nurtured by coaches and team officials.

It could be described as a "How we do business, here" attitude, one deeply rooted in the leaders’ values and beliefs about what is important to run a successful youth sports program.

A program’s values and beliefs are on display every day in the form of team communications, attention to detail, group dynamics, and the decisions that the coaches make…

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