When the struggle comes…don’t let your kids run the other direction. Is your child in the midst of a struggle? Do you need help as you support them in it? Email me if you do: Sportsparents@jbmthinks.com. For more on your child’s struggle: Why Your Kids Need to Struggle
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There was a time in which baseball scouts and associate scouts (aka “bird dogs”) were found everywhere at amateur games. High school games, college, summer leagues, Babe Ruth games, you name it.
If a young man had a big game at the plate or on the mound, chances were good that somebody r.... More »
By Marc Safran, M.D.
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
And Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
FAI surgery is sometimes necessary to return the athlete to sports participation
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Syracuse University will honor the 1996 team prior to their game against Pittsburgh on February 20th. Their magical run to the Finals is one of the most historic months in March Madness history and one of our own was along for the ride. Elimu Nelson, one of CoachUp’s highest ranking basketb.... More »
This post is sponsored by Ertheo, an organization that helps parents find opportunities to help their children grow, focusing on great summer camp experiences. There are millions of sports parents in the world today, but how many of could actually be described as great sports parents? .... More »
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about Helping Athletes Trust In Their Skills In Competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast…
Since the majority of our sports-driven medias are centered around males, it’s typically a safe assumption that they find themselves injured more than the female gender. However, did you know that it’s actually woman that are more likely to sustain a common sports injury? Dr. Robert Shmerling, M…
No matter how skilled or talented you are as an athlete, you’ll never reach your true potential without good teachers.
No successful athlete can really go it alone. You have to be open to constructive criticism and then use it to improve.
If you think you have all the answers and don’t need someone else telling you what to do, then you’re flat out wrong and you’re deluding yourself…
Sports kids have lots of worries in youth sports—worries that hurt their confidence and performance.
A big one, especially for middle and high school kids, are worries over what others think of their performance.
Young athletes are concerned what their friends, parents and coaches may think if they goof up…
It’s been a few years since I last coached little tykes but I do remember that every practice required creative, devious ways to hold their attention while trying to teach them the finer points of the game, like who’s on their team and the general direction that the ball should travel for us to win…