Young Athletes MUST Learn About Hard Work

Young Athletes MUST Learn About Hard Work

4 Mindsets That Hold Your Child Back from Being a Leader

Do you get frustrated watching your child play because you wish they would be more assertive and become a leader in the game? Do you wonder what is holding your child back from being a leader? Chances are, your child doesn’t have a clear understanding of what leadership really is. In fact, t.... More »

SEXUAL PREDATORS IN YOUTH SPORTS: What Parents Need to Know – and to Ask

Sadly, you have all heard, of course, about the horrible sexual abuse case that Larry Nasser exacted on hundreds of US gymnasts. This story has made for sickening –and terrifying — headlines for the past couple of years. But the truth is: there are sex abuse cases from across all youth sport.... More »
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Helping Young Athletes Perform Well in Tryouts

How to Show Composure, Not Perfection in Tryouts A sports parent says: “My Bantam AAA hockey player is in the mist of tryouts and is having stumbling blocks in his tryouts over hitting and performing during the tryout games. He is just not performing at his best and is getting very stressed. .... More »
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Sports and Exercise: Good For Your Mental Health + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published scientific study shows a strong correlation between regular participation in any type of sport or fitness activity and improved mental healt.... More »
Before I talk more about hard work and why it is so important for youth athletes to learn an important work ethic, let me say this: Kids should be having fun in sports too. That’s what will keep them coming back to the game. But having fun and working hard can both be part of…Read More
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