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DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Will New Guidelines for Youth Football Make A Difference?

Ken Belson of the NY Times did a wonderful article this past week about a new initiative from U.S.A. Football, the nation’s governing body when it comes to amateur football, to do something to stop the dropping numbers of HS students who are deciding not to play football. Belson reports that s.... More »

When Your Child is a Sore Loser

Does you child have a hard time when he or she loses? For more on losing: Losing Etiquette: 9 Rules for Sports Parents 4 Steps for Losing Correctly Learn about my 4-step plan for being a positive sports parent.          Related Stories6 words every young athl.... More »

CoachUp Previews: European Cup Finals — France vs. Portugal + MORE

CoachUp Previews: European Cup Finals — France vs. Portugal At long last, we’ve reached the European Championship Finals and the host-nation France will face off against sloppy-but-successful Portugal on Sunday. Of course, these victors come on the heels their defeats of scrappy underdog Wal.... More »
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Why True Champions are “Sissies” + MORE

Champions are tough. They fight hard, play hard, work till they get it right and then keep working some more. Champions don’t back down and they are aggressive against opponents. And true champions are “sissies”. At least that’s what other competitors may call them when they .... More »
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Introducing Sports Psychology to Young Athletes + MORE

How to Introduce Sports Psychology to Young Athletes In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Mike about how you can introduce mental coaching to your sports kids. Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit y.... More »

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Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer.
Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there:
A new study,  just published by the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, says that most concussions in youth soccer are NOT caused by heading the ball…but rather by athlete-to-athlete physical contact, such as jumping up for a loose ball and banging an opposing player’s head, or getting hit in the head by an opponent’s shoulder or elbow…

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