What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + MORE

What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + 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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All Hockey Hair Team 2016: Feeling the Flow in Minnesota + MORE

All Hockey Hair Team 2016: Feeling the Flow in Minnesota The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game has “One Shining Moment,” and the Minnesota State High School Tournament has the “All Hockey Hair Team 2016.” The mysterious creator of what has now become a popular cla.... More »
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How Proper Gear Boosts Confidence When Coming Back From An Injury

Helping Sports Kids Feel Confidence Again After Injury Coming back from an injury can be one of the toughest mental obstacles for athletes at all stages. Tracy McGrady, seven- time NBA all-star, spent eight straight seasons scoring more than 24 points per game before fading out in a flash after arth.... More »
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Why Communication is More Important for Athletes

How to Develop Confidence in Sports Kids Sports parents, and coaches alike, play an integral role in how your sports kids feel about the sports they play and their overall experiences. Often sports parents, however, can unwittingly hurt their kids’ confidence by being overly enthusiastic. For exa.... More »
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DEALING WITH FINANCIAL CONCERNS: Do “Volunteer” Fund Raisers at NFL Concession Stands Break the Law? + MORE

Today’s topic is one of those sports parenting issues that I can see merits from both sides of the issue, and as such, I’m not going to take sides on this one. But let me lay it out for you, and let’s see what you think. Here’s the story…. This has to do with sports parents who “volu.... More »
flag football tournament 1415973518 1687454221 What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + MOREThad Novak’s passion was college basketball.
Thad was someone many people who work at Bleacher Report never had the privilege of meeting. Yet many of those same people gained a level of respect for him, and none of them had a bad word to say about him or his work. Many of us never really knew how sick he was…

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How do you feel about your child having young coaches? In 21 years of being a sports mom, I saw mostly older coaches who were parents, but every now and then my kids had a rookie that was in their 20s and on more than one occasion I felt bad for the way those youngsters were treated. If…Read More

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national youth football tournaments 1415973508 1433264249 What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + MOREParents, it’s easy to hurt your sports kids’ confidence before a game by saying or doing things that you think will help your athletes.
You may think that you’re boosting kids’ confidence, but in reality, you might cause them to feel more expectations.
For example, if you say, “Be sure to score three goals,” it can make kids feel more expectations…

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In what has been a long time coming the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released the long-awaited guidelines from their concussion summit in July.  The NFHS is basically the governing body that most, if not all, states look to when implementing rule changes in sports, policies for participation and for sports […]

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The joke – and it’s an old one – goes like this: Fred receives a windfall of $1,000. He asks a friend what’s the best thing to do with his money.
“Open a checking account,” his friend said. “Then, whenever you need some money, you just write out a check.”
Fred thinks that is a great idea and does exactly that…

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