World Cup Inspiration – Nico Calabria’s Story + MORE

World Cup Inspiration – Nico Calabria’s Story + MORE

Marriage and Youth Sports: Can They Be Teammates?

Can your marriage and youth sports be teammates? Do you and your spouse argue over youth sports issues? Does he get way too competitive and put pressure on your child? Does she get way too protective and coddle your child? Are you frequently not on the same page when it comes to what’s best fo.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop  behavioral, cognitive and depression issues. Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tac.... More »
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Parents Who Have Different Objectives for Their Young Athletes + MORE

Helping Sports Parents Get on The Same Page With Athletes A sports parent asks: “I would like to know how to face the challenge of competing parent interests. My x-husband and I seem to want very different things from our children’s experience with sports.” Parents who communicate dif.... More »
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NEW Swimming Award Certificates Make a Splash! + MORE

These swimming award certificates will come in handy for all types of swimming occasions. When kids learn how to swim, take their first dive into the pool or just excel at swimming, it might be time to recognize their achievements in a memorable way. This 6-pack bundle of swimming certificates templ.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Florida Law for Girls’ HS Lax Met with Heavy Resistance

I don’t know if you have ever seen a girls’ HS lax game, or if you have a daughter who plays the sport, but my two daughters both played right through HS and loved the sport. They still do. But that being said, when I used to watch them play, it struck me as a potentially very dangerous .... 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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