TRENDS IN SPORTS: Parochial HS Football Powers Dominate Public HS Teams – Is this Fair?

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Parochial HS Football Powers Dominate Public HS Teams – Is this Fair?
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Teaching Kids That The “Doer Makes Mistakes” + MORE

A dad writes us saying that his son, a gifted athlete, has begun playing it safe since he became a high school player. He plays to avoid making mistakes. “I can’t figure out how to get into his head and undo whatever is keeping him from crossing this mental boundary,” the dad says. This da.... More »

COACHING TIPS: When Coaches Make Mistakes…

 When Coaches Apologize By Doug Abrams A few years ago, an acquaintance of mine was the volunteer head coach of a 9-10-year-old youth basketball team in a nearby recreation league. A mutual friend had introduced us months earlier, and I grew impressed with the coach’s values about sportsmanship, .... More »

5 Things Coaches Need to Teach Their Captive Audience

Coaches, you have a captive audience every season that you decide to take on the challenge of turning a group of individuals into a team. Your players are captive because in order to make the team, and in order to play, they must listen to you and do as you instruct. As a coach, this could be...Re.... More »

Teach Your Child to Treat an Opponent Like a Sister!

Before you laugh and call me crazy, listen to what I mean when I say, “Treat Your Opponent Like a Sister”. It’s probably not what you are thinking!   Help Me Raise $500 for Caps for Kids! Caps for Kids is a program that gives autographed baseball caps to kids battling cancer. .... More »

All the King’s Horses

Editor’s Note: Sports Feel Good Stories is proud to include an excerpt from Barry Milazzo’s All the King’s Men – Finding Purpose and Hope in Brokenness and Impossibility. Book Background Barry Milazzo’s son Bryson suffered a catastrophic medical brain injury after his 8.... More »
Let’s say you live in northern New Jersey, which is a heavily populated area. And let’s say you send your son to local public schools in your town.
But as your son gets into middle school, it’s apparent that he’s going to be a top athlete, and especially in football. Before too long, he (and you) start hearing about some of the top HS football programs in your area: about how many of these teams go on the road occasionally during the football season and play top HS football teams from other parts of the country, that they send numerous players to Div…

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