The Game When My Son Struck out 3 Times, and What I Learned + MORE

The Game When My Son Struck out 3 Times, and What I Learned + MORE

Learning from Mistakes: Helping Kids See the Good Side of Getting Things Wrong

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Injuries and Self-Image in Youth Sports

How Injuries Can Affect Self-Image Injuries and lack of rest are among the many confidence killers in youth sports, says Dr. Shawn Worthy, Metropolitan State University of Denver professor and clinical psychologist who specializes in sports and adolescent psychology. They can prompt kids to feel bur.... More »

Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide, Schedule, Traditions + MORE

This Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide will get you pumped for the NFL season if you’re a fan of the Dirty Birds. It’s a great resource for the season schedule, famous players, rivalries and traditions. Being an Atlanta Falcons Fan Guide The Atlanta Falcons joined the NFL as an expansion team in.... More »
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Why I Like The King-Devick Concussion Tool

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The King Devick test is an easy, fast, and reliable objective assessment tool used as part of a concussion assessment program The test involves rapid number nami.... More »
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Injuries and Self-Image in Youth Sports

How Injuries Can Affect Self-Image Injuries and lack of rest are among the many confidence killers in youth sports, says Dr. Shawn Worthy, Metropolitan State University of Denver professor and clinical psychologist who specializes in sports and adolescent psychology. They can prompt kids to feel bur.... More »
You make a mistake and that triggers your frustration! You get angry and upset with yourself and that just sends your performance spiraling down the tubes! You get emotional and then lose control! 
What’s the REAL problem here?

Athletes who struggle with frustration when they perform do so for one KEY reason: They go into their performances with expectations! They bring their goals with them! They have certain standards that they think they SHOULD be maintaining and they’re not! Hence, the self-directed anger and frustration…

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There are moments in a sports parent’s life that are embedded in your heart and memory so deeply that they will always move you when you think of them. One of those moments for me was when my 4th-grade son–who is now 28–struck out three times in a playoff little league game. As the game…

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How to Help Sports Kids Overcome Pressure in Sports
The further into the World Cup we go, the more exciting it gets.
As any sports parent knows, when games get more exciting, the evil twin of excitement rears its head: pressure.
The nerves of even the greatest athletes in the world are on fire during these games, just as they are for your sports children…

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