If hurtful words directed at your athlete are coming from a coach, do you know what to do?
Surprisingly, coach-on-athlete bullying situations are not as rare as we'd all like to think.
Unfortunately, bullying is not uncommon. Over 70 percent of teens report seeing some kind of bullying in their schools, and 30 percent admit to having taken part in bullying.
Many youth athletes believe protein is the main nutrient needed in their diets.
While protein may not be the main nutrient, it does indeed play a crucial role in an athlete’s balanced nutrition, and it is an important building block for developing strength and peak performance.
Youth sports are a great place to teach athletes about teamwork, but sometimes it’s your own child who doesn’t seem to ‘get’ it and isn’t a team player.
Keeping youth athletes accountable in sport means being responsible for their own actions. Like responsibility, being accountable translates into youth athletes being punctual, attentive, prepared, and ready to help.
Coaches and parents focus heavily on helping their athletes learn the skills for their sport. But often overlooked is teaching athletes just how they can reinforce and steadily improve these skills by setting smart goals.
When you're at the game to cheer you can also help your young athlete learn to be a great teammate with these five tips for encouraging teamwork from the sidelines.
Youth sports parents play many different roles: former (or current) athlete, coach, fan, motivator, role model, critic, and maybe most importantly, influencer.
6 Ways Parents Can Teach Sportsmanship…Even If You Don’t ‘Get’ Sports
Whether it's game day for your young athlete or you just want to give them the boost they need to get through the day, breakfast is a vital component in establishing a long-lasting energy level.
Kick off your athlete's day with one of these six breakfast options for on-the-go or when you have a little more time in the kitchen.
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