The Problem with the Comfortable Relationship + MORE

The Problem with the Comfortable Relationship + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: What’s the Key Ingredient for Young Athletes Today?

 Advice From the Pros to Parents and Coaches By Doug Abrams In the Sun Herald late last month, writer Patrick Ochs reported on a talk that former all-star outfielder Darryl Strawberry delivered in Biloxi, Mississippi. Reflecting on his 17 seasons in Major League Baseball, Strawberry spoke about you.... More »
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Coach Spotlight Series: Brian Hoffman + MORE

On Wednesdays, we do Coach Spotlights. This week, we’ve got the fitness guru from Castle Rock, Colorado, Brian Hoffman! With sports education in areas all over the map, Coach Hoffman is able to tailor your session to whatever you may need. Given his flexible nature, any coaches reading this sh.... More »
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Tired of Youth Sports Politics? Attend My Live Webinar and Get Help for Navigating the Mess! + MORE

Youth Sports Politics has been blamed for a lot of the craziness that goes on in youth sports today. Perhaps you too, have asked, Why can’t the kids just play and have fun? I asked that question many times during my 21 years of being a sports mom, and now that my daughter is coaching...Read.... More »
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Looking for a Good Pair of Youth Sports Cleats? Here’s the Top Sellers + MORE

When looking to buy your child youth sports cleats, the choices are many. And the hours you can spend that you really don’t have can quickly add up as you tried to shop around and choose. One good way to determine what’s the best choice is to see what others have bought. Usually if they..... More »
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How To Measure An Athlete's Intangibles + MORE

Dr. Bob Schafer (seated) of Prophecy Sciences at SSAC14One of the unmistakable takeaways from the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is that teams across all sports are looking for the “next big thing” that will offer a competitive advantage.  For most of the 2,000 attendees at th.... More »
There are thousands and thousands of youth sports teams, but how many of them are really doing team the right way?
As a sports mom for 21 years, I watched my kids play on over 100 teams, and if I am being honest I will have to say that a lot of them had no clue about how to do team the right way.
What makes a good team? As a coach, here are the team characteristics you should be striving to nurture, and as a parent, here’s the kind of team you should be seeking…

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Gone is the anxiety of having our looks just right, practicing what we were going to say, and the nervousness of our first date. Time has passed and the union has grown. We’ve entered into the comfortable relationship.
The progression, if put on a timeline, is rather startling. It starts with two people putting their best foot forward and winds up as something akin to a pile of  laundry that needs some serious attention…

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One of the posts on this blog last week was about a post by NYU professor Jay Rosen on his own blog, How to be literate in what’s changing journalism.
In that post, Rosen, one of the leading media thinkers and critics in the U.S., spelled out what he expects his students to master in a class he teaches on “digital thinking…

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Jeremy B. Merrill and Sisi Wei are a couple of young interactive news developers who gave a talk to students and recent grads about “getting a job in journalism code” at the NICAR 2014 conference. NICAR stands for National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting.
They’ve followed that up with a blog post collecting those questions and answers “as well as some of the best guidance we were given while looking for jobs or internships…

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