The Coach Becomes the Athlete–Role Reversal!

The Coach Becomes the Athlete–Role Reversal!
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Why Sports Should be Fun for Young Kids + MORE

How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun? A sport parent asks: “My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »

How Your Child Can Be a Leader

Leadership is not based on a title. How can your child lead when he/she is not given the “title” of leadership? More about positive sports parenting: How to Fight the Virus That’s Infecting Youth Sports How to Fight Back          Related Sto.... More »
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7 Tips For Sports Parents To Help Athletes Stay Composed + MORE

Many young athletes have a difficult time staying composed after making a mistake during competition. Check out the infographic below to help your athlete stay composed: Please share the info graphic with other parents and coaches who you think would appreciate it. The graphic below will help you te.... More »

HOLDING KIDS BACK A YEAR IN SCHOOL: New Proposed NJ Bill Would Penalize Kids Who Repeat a Year

Why is this done? Why do parents decide to have their athlete repeat a year in middle school? Presumably it’s all about giving their young athlete an extra year of physical maturation and growth before they enter into HS competition. This is a topic that I have touched upon in in the past. The.... More »

The Best Parenting Internet Controls + MORE

  The world of naval warfare has changed from state controlled weapons to the hands of rogue groups and terrorists. The threats are now more from fast moving swarming boats that operate in shallow water. In response, the United States Navy has commissioned a new fleet of ships that can out run .... More »

The Coach Becomes the Athlete–Role Reversal!

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Thanks for Helen Williams for this blog.
About three years ago, I decided to learn how to swim. As a child, I did not have access to a pool and was somewhat fearful of the water. I had taken lessons before but never followed through.
Like most people, as I get older my body does not like exercises that require pounding…

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