Kids’ football has never been safer, but advocates for flag football say it’s still a safer alternative to tackle.
Coaches who utilize supportive coaching practices to address girls’ challenges and nurture their love of sport are vital in keeping girls involved.
The 10 resolutions we can commit to in 2019 that will help us become better sports parents (and just happier, overall) in 2020.
The more money families spend on youth sports, the more pressure their kids feel—and the less they enjoy playing. The pressure to perform is too much.
When children are bullied we are all impacted, with devastating results. Coach’s should be problem-solvers, not part of the problem. Parents can help.
Female participation at the high school level has grown by a staggering percentage since Title IX was passed. It’s important we champion all these girls.
Hazing incidents, alcohol abuse, humiliation and violent harassment are NOT “team building”. What is Team Building v.s. Hazing.
Cyberbullying is a growing problem with a serious impact on mental health. Protect yourself and others. Be part of the solution.
Are you wondering whether you’re coaching material? It’s not about pedigree. Ask yourself, why do you want to do it? Take our coach self assessment.
The Aspen Institute at the fifth annual Project Play Summit addressed key issues in youth sports; how to eliminate the negativity in our culture.
October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, a good time to focus on the real and present dangers of cyberbullying. Threats are real. Solutions too.
Kids see and experience bullying too often. Create a culture that doesn’t tolerate it. Teach your team members to identify and stop this toxic behavior.
Rather than seeing each other as competition, parents and coaches can work together to build a positive sports culture that benefits everyone on the team.
Keeping the right perspective and setting realistic expectations are critical when choosing the right personal coach. Find the right coach for your child.
Kids play sports to learn skills and have fun. Coaches can lead with a positive mindset to counteract unhealthy attitudes toward competition.
Build positive team culture. Get parents and coaches on the same page. Gain buy-in from players’ parents and guardians with a winning pre-season meeting plan.