Why Your Kids Should Play Only One Sport…Each Season + MORE

Why Your Kids Should Play Only One Sport…Each Season + MORE

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PARENTS: Part II of Doug Abrams’ Experiences as a Youth Hockey Coach + MORE

 Using Email to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part 2) By Doug Abrams Part 1 of this three-part column urged community youth league coaches to consider using email to share observations and explanations with parents before, during, and after the season. The Part provided emails that I, as h.... More »
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Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about how to overcome being intimidated by competitors. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcas.... More »

Quotes About Curiosity to Inspire Kids’ Life-Long Learning + MORE

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Is Competition Good or Bad? + MORE

As a Sports Performance Consultant and author I get this question A LOT, especially from parents of young athletes who are trying to figure out the best approach to handling their son’s or daughter’s wins, losses, and overall approach to competition. So is it good or bad? The answer is YES! Co.... More »

Why Do Men Cheat? + MORE

  In my opinion, the best movie about Vietnam is We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. He plays lieutenant general Hal Moore who commanded the first major battle of that war known as the Battle of Ia Drang. Surrounded and facing overwhelming odds, Moore and his soldiers withstood the onslaught .... More »
My family is wrapping up one of the busiest seasons we’ve had. The summer time should be a time to unwind and relax, but for us, I have to admit, it has been a grind. And most of it has been self-induced. It’s probably the challenge that plagues most sports loving families. Multiple kids playing multiple sports…

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A Higher Purpose Than Winning

– changingthegameproject.com

If you put a bunch of top coaches, sport scientists and psychologists in a room together, they may not agree on much. They would agree on one thing though: an overemphasis on winning and competition, instead of practice and development, is detrimental to the long term performance of young athletes. Unfortunately, today in youth sports […

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Buzzfeed asked 20 established writers of color for their best advice to writers just starting out. The resulting 39 answers make for enlightening reading. For anyone.
Here are the three questions Buzzfeed asked:

What piece of advice would you, as a writer of color, give to burgeoning writers/journalists of color?
What do you know now about being a writer of color that you wish you’d known when you first started?
Is there anything you did as a writer starting out that you now regret?
Here’s the first answer, from Cord Jefferson, who left Gawker earlier this year to write for LeBron James’ upcoming TV show, “Survivor’s Remorse…

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“Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.” – Gary Lineker Sunday’s game was scoreless into the 112th minute, but still an exciting one with an attacking, offensive mindset for both teams. That said, I am not writing this post to give […]

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