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SPORT SAFETY: When On-The-Field Celebrations Turn Deadly Dangerous + MORE

  Storming and Dogpiling: Dangerous Uncontrolled Celebrations In Youth Sports By Doug Abrams  Earlier this season, tragedy struck at a third-tier soccer game in Mizoram, a state in northeast India. After scoring the tying goal in the 62nd minute, 23-year-old midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala tried im.... More »

How to Be an AWESOME Basketball Parent! + MORE

Basketball season is here for many of you? Are you ready? Here’s some things you must bring to the game if you want to make it a great season: It’s Your Last Chance! Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the November Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate someo.... More »
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Your Runner’s High Is Now Scientifically Proven! + MORE

Finally, there is an answer to the long-discussed runner’s high and the impending euphoria that goes with it — and its name is irisin. This hormone is directly released into the bloodstream, which is often why athletes may feel strong and invincible during or just following any intense work.... More »

INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Why the NFL is Looking for College Graduates + MORE

What an amazingly simple yet stunningly way to select talented players for the NFL! I think we all know that when it comes to scouting college football players and their potential to play in the NFL, all sorts of tests of physical skills are utilized. The NFL Combine puts potential draft choices thr.... More »
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#TheConcussionChallenge + MORE

It’s really simple…  Watch this video, then RT or forward in email or post on Facebook…  It’s not as fun as cold water and you won’t be donating money, but you will be understanding concussion and passing that along…  This was the idea of my good friend Katheri.... More »

How Sport Coaches Learn

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

I love surfing through the SportsCoachUK website. Nothing like it based in the US. Chuck full of information for coaches and those who develop them. Never disappointed when I go there for information and resources.
Recently I discovered a SportsCoachUK study dated January 2010 study titled “Coach Learning & Development: A Review of Literature…

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Early this Sunday morning many of you will change the time on your clock as part of Daylight Savings Time. Part of the intent is to give us more daylight hours to do the things we do each day. And today, we all have a ton of things to do!
Most people pack their days with stuff, usually too much stuff to complete in one day…

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 1394203752 1199525094 This is Interesting.  Share Your Thoughts + MOREBleacher Report Featured Columnist of the Month Justin Neuman’s devotion to Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange was solidified around an inoperable sump pump.
It was 2003, Syracuse was taking on Texas in the Final Four, and Neuman’s house in Baldwinsville, N.Y., was on the verge of an icy flooding…

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A young South Africa soccer fan invades pitch after Brazil beat South Africa, and with the help of several Brazil players, posed for pictures and was hoisted up by the Brazilian players.
The game in Soweto was easily won by the Brazilians by a 5-0 score.  As the young boy tried to get close to the Brazilian players, security members stopped him and were apparently going to lead him back to the stands…

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I just saw this on Twitter from @NSAFitness, Time to Re-think the Zürich Guidelines? appearing as an editorial in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine March, 2014 issue. I can think of many reasons to re-think Zurich; the two biggest is no inclusion of return-to-learn/work and the obvious lack of coalition in concussions…

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national flag football tournament 1394203752 862942517 This is Interesting.  Share Your Thoughts + MOREThere is a lot to learn at Bleacher Report. Getting to know it all is time consuming, but it’s worth it.
The most valuable takeaway I’ve received so far as a Texas Rangers Featured Columnist and as part of the Advanced Program in Sports Media is learning to keep up with the changes in social media and translating them into my writing…

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The Power of Visualization & the Beatles

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

In the opening seconds of the Beatles song,
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Of course, the best recording of that song has to be the roof top concert version–the last time the Beatles played together in public…

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My son’s youth baseball league now utilizes a new system for league registrations. It’s pretty cool as all registrations are done online through their online league toolbox. When I clicked the link they emailed me to register, it went right to my online account, and both of my boy’s names were already listed as players…

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