The heart of every team and player experience is the coach. Coaches have a choice of
going down one of two paths. One is a win-based approach. The other is often
called developmental, but I prefer to call it "relationship- and experience-based coaching. "
Win-approach coaching is the mos.... More »
Noah Davis opens his piece about freelance writing at the Awl, headlined “If You Don’t Click on This Story, I Don’t Get Paid,” on an optimistic note.
“I have interviewed more than twenty writers, editors, media people, and journalism professors about the state of being .... More »
Every two years, we are in awe of Olympians and inevitably, we meet some Olympic parents and hear their stories of sacrifice and support. There was a time, however, when those Olympic parents were sports parents much like you are. I doubt that most of them really grasped that someday their children .... More »
Coaches and Parents, are you looking for a way to help your kids get better in sports? Do you wish there was more that you could do? Parents, you may feel helpless because you don’t know enough about your child’s sport. Or Coaches, maybe you’d just like some fresh ideas for running.... More »
I wasn’t able to do my radio show this Sunday AM because I’m home recuperating from hip surgery. Specifically, I had my right hip “resurfaced” — which is a form of hip replacement that is designed to allow the patient to maintain more stability and mobility once I rec.... More »
At first Stephen and Rachel were delighted when their 21-year-old son showed up at home with a car full of belongings and no immediate plans.
“Mind if I crash here for a few weeks?” he asked. And of course they said yes, unconditionally.
They were sure he’d be off before long for that job he’d been talking about…
CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, and Major League Ultimate, the premier professional Ultimate league, announced today a partnership to provide access to professional players as private coaches.
With the partnership, youth, high school and adult athletes seeking to improve their Ultimate game skills can arrange private coaching directly with professional Ultimate players through CoachUp…
My article on sport specialization, “Is it Wise to Specialize,” prompted quite a bit of discussion, commentary, and controversy, with people chiming in from all across the globe. Certainly the dynamics of single v multiple sport participation, and its effect upon performance, injury, and burnout, is not a settled issue, and arouses many emotions…
The Good Sports TD Garden Invitational will certainly be memorable to many high school basketball players from Massachusetts. There were 14 high school teams playing at TD Garden throughout the day. The winners of the day were Bishop Fenwick, Wellesley, Lynn Classical, Lexington, Andover, Mansfield, and Newton North…