The Open Championship Preview + MORE

The Open Championship Preview + MORE
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Learning A New Sport Skill Is Just Trial And Error For Your Brain + MORE

Just about every coach and parent, not to mention most young athletes, have heard the vague but obvious phrase, “practice makes perfect.” Quarterbacks wanting to complete more passes need to throw a lot more balls. Rising basketball players who need to increase their free throw percentage need t.... More »

How You Can Change What’s Wrong with Youth Sports in 2017

Changing the youth sports culture is complicated, and it’s simple. Here’s one thing you can do to change it…   Are you a basketball mom?        Related Stories5 Truths That Will Help Your Child Play Well with Kids Who are “Different.&#.... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: Don’t Be Shy: Ask the Tough Questions

THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER, AND OF COURSE, IN SOME STATES, SCHOOL HAS ALREADY BEGUN. AND NATURALLY, ALL HS SPORTS PRACTICES, TRYOUTS, AND SCRIMMAGES ARE ALSO UNDERWAY. AS WE HEAD INTO SEPTEMBER, COLLEGE RECRUITING CONTINUES TO ESCALATE AS WELL. TO THAT END, I WANT TO REMIND A.... More »
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Coping With The Mental Side of Sports Injuries in Kids

Helping Sports Kids Build Confidence When Injured When kids experience sports injuries severe enough to keep them from playing or participating, they tend to have fairly dramatic reactions, said Dr. Jorge Gomez, Pediatric Sports Medicine Physician at Texas Children’s Hospital in a podcast intervie.... More »

You’re Invited to a Free Online Soccer Summit! + MORE

Do you have a soccer player in the house? If your answer is YES, then you won’t want to miss this free online soccer summit hosted by scholarshipsforsoccer.com. If you’re answer is NO, then you may still want to listen in on some of the summit sessions because they actually can apply to.... More »
 
When I look back at childhood, I think about my decisions when I came into my adolescence. The early years were perfectly happy and normal, but the later years led me to places that make me cringe when I think back on it. I can pinpoint the triggers that caused the good and bad choices. But a 10-year-old boy has no ability to understand what is happening in the moment…

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junior football tournaments 1405470452 774005972 The Open Championship Preview + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recent scientific study showed that young growing athletes with open growth plates can successfully undergo ACL surgery with no risk to bone growth, and high success rates for return to sports
Return to unrestricted sports took about 13 months on average in this study
I would encourage the young athlete to consider “all inside” ACL reconstruction to avoid possible damage to the growth plates

The ACL is a main stabilizing ligament in the knee, and most athletes with a torn ACL will require surgery to rebuild (otherwise known as “reconstruct”) the ACL if their goal is to return to jumping, cutting, sprinting, and pivoting sports…

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The Open Championship Preview

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youth flag football tournaments 1405470458 1247172594 The Open Championship Preview + MOREIn 2006, Tiger Woods decided to play the British Open at Royal Liverpool Golf Club hitting only one driver the entire tournament. That year, the temperatures were in the 80s and there was very little rain, which made the fairways firm and dry causing the ball to roll over one hundred yards. Woods knew that if he hit his driver he would lose precision and it would lead to big numbers, thus he was more aggressive in his approach and used many irons hoping to hit his fairways…

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My virtual friend Craig Calcaterra of Hardball Talk wrote an interesting post late last month in which he argued that generalist columnists are “a vanishing breed. Probably for good reason.”
I don’t entirely agree with him. I think there’s still a place for the generalist. But it’s a very small place…

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New Jersey Legislation Guarantees Equal Opportunity for
Student-Athletes With Disabilities
 
By Doug Abrams
Bipartisanship is often in short supply these days, but on June 19 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an important bill that had passed both houses of the state legislature without a single negative vote…

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youth sports 1405470467 163534419 The Open Championship Preview + MOREJuly 4th celebrates the American way. It’s a day that is often celebrated in backyards with friends, family, and of course some great American food. The 4th may have come and gone this summer, but the family fun does not stop there. In New England there are plenty of hidden gems for entertaining activities that are also quite cheap…

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The Real Riches and Virtues in Sport

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The Real Riches and Virtues in Sport
By Jack Bowen
Sport ethicists have a great time piecing together foundations of moral theory and applying it to the myriad grey areas of actions within the surprisingly abstract arena of sport…

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