What Can Athletes Learn From the US Open Semifinal Upset? + MORE

What Can Athletes Learn From the US Open Semifinal Upset? + MORE

Eat Fat, Get Fat or Eat Fat, Get Healthy? + MORE

  Remember when the "eat fat, get fat" mantra was all the rage? Athletes avoided fat like the plague. They ate poached fish, dry salads, and steamed vegetables in efforts to reduce the risk of getting fat - to say nothing of having a heart attack. Unfortunately for many low-fat .... More »

Weekend Fun: The World Cup Drill

Now, this isn’t technically a drill as it’s often a reward for finishing a tough practice or winning an equally difficult fixture on the schedule. However, we love the World Cup Drill so we’re going to highlight it all the same for this edition of Weekend Fun! The games and drills .... More »
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The Multi-Sport Prescription + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We have a strong cultural bias towards early sport specialization, with the belief that specialization from the youngest ages is the best way to achieve elite statu.... More »

Don’t Let Your Kids Avoid the Struggle + MORE

When the struggle comes…don’t let your kids run the other direction. Is your child in the midst of a struggle? Do you need help as you support them in it? Email me if you do: Sportsparents@jbmthinks.com. For more on your child’s struggle: Why Your Kids Need to Struggle   .... More »
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What can sports kids learn from the US Open semifinal Upset?
Kids can learn a lot from underdog Roberta Vinci’s surprise win over Serena Williams during the US Open’s semifinals…
Serena Williams is viewed as the best tennis player in the world. And Vinci is viewed as an underdog.
So how did Vinci manage to beat Williams in the semi-finals of the US Open?
First of all, Vinci went into the match with no expectations about winning…

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If you are interested in playing sports in college (even collegiate cheerleading!) a recruiting video is a must, but getting a professional video produced can be pricey. SportsMOM recently shared tips and tricks to create a video to highlight your talents at home. Below are 9 points to remember when putting a video together…

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 September Is Sportsmanship Month
 By Doug Abrams
Liberty Mutual Insurance, through the Play Positive program with Positive Coaching Alliance, has named September as “Sportsmanship Month.” Several youth sports national governing bodies have joined. The initiative comes as sportsmanship in youth leagues continues to suffer strain, particularly among many adults who should be setting the example…

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  Presented by Fanatics.com & FlipGive There is no shortage of negative youth sports news these days. Don’t you think it’s about time we recognized the good stuff that is happening? It’s not all gloom and doom! I want to to start celebrating you, the coaches and parents who work so hard to make youth sports a…

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