World Cup Inspiration – Nico Calabria’s Story + MORE

World Cup Inspiration – Nico Calabria’s Story + MORE

SPECIALIZATION CONCERNS: Why Do We Force for Kids to Choose One Sport by the Time they are 10? + MORE

We have inadvertently created a problem for our kids over the last 20-25 years, and why I understand why travel team programs share a lot of the blame, I also feel that ambitious Moms and Dads have had a major role in allowing this problem to grow. I’m talking about the reality that in just ab.... More »

DANGERS OF HAZING: After a Serious Hazing Incident, HS Football Players Win the Right to Continue Season

Well, if it’s HS football season… then unfortunately, it’s also hazing season. That’s not to say that hazing doesn’t occur in all sports…it certainly does.  But that being said, hazing seems to be an unwanted annual tradition when it comes to HS football — and especially during Au.... More »

How to Treat Your Middle School Athlete Like He Should Be Treated

As with every stage of parenting–from sleepless nights to potty training, all the way to setting curfews and paying college bills–there are adjustments you make in how you care for, discipline and relate to your child. And so it is in youth sports. You will not, and should not, treat t-.... More »

5 Family Financial Priorities + MORE

  According to a recent article in the Dallas Morning News, the top financial priority of American families is to simply get caught up on the bills. This is complicated by a record number of Americans completely out of the work force and not actively seeking employment. The new jobs being crea.... More »
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Negative Coaching Tactics Don’t Work + MORE

College coaches have gotten a bad reputation due to a few loud and borderline abusive coaches. These coaches use intimidation, embarrassment and threatening techniques to try to bring out the best in their players. With the rise of social media, more players who recognize coaches that have gone too .... More »
Fitness Tip: Dumbbell Lunges

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I know it is said everywhere, but it is the truth! Muscles can create a healthier you. Muscles burn more calories faster than fat does and help to reduce your overall body fat. Fitness is about getting in shape, but for more than appearances; having muscles and reducing body fat, makes everyday life easier because it leads to a stronger and more energized you…

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Do you ever get tired of reading yet-another headline about The 10 Best Super Sports Foods, only be instructed to buy exotic fruits, ancient grains, and other unusual items? Do we really need chia, spelt, and quinoa? Is anything wrong with old-fashioned peanut butter, broccoli and brown rice? Doubtful!
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Parents often have a hard time understanding the extent and
breadth of youth sports that their kids are involved with. As the child
progresses the parents get advice from other parents, coaches and sport
organizations. At some point most parents’ start questioning the information
and seek answers elsewhere…

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youth football tournaments 1402761091 1697888267 World Cup Inspiration – Nico Calabria’s Story + MOREWith Brazil’s win over Croatia, the 2014 World Cup is off and running. The Beautiful Game and all its excitement will be on full display for football fans around the world for the next few weeks. For many young players, watching the best players of the game will undoubtedly spark aspirations to play at the highest levels…

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