A grab bag of stories and articles that are of interest to parents and athletes.
Claude Giroux shares his favorite youth sports memory and gives advice to his 12-year-old self.
Trust me, don’t be a parent of an elite athlete, be an elite parent….the rest will come.
There are so many facets to scoring and shooting. Follow it up. Stop in front of the net. Put yourself in a position to clean up those rebounds.
Through all of his experiences over the years, Bertagna is still as enthusiastic about hockey as he was when he first got into the sport.
I respect those swim kids who are putting all of those hours in, it is tough work! But are we taking a sport that used to be the most fun sport around and turning it into a job?
The early specialization model—defined as playing the same sport more than nine months a year to the exclusion of other sports before the age of 13—first became popular following the 1956 Winter Olympics
“If you think in positive terms, you get positive results. If you think in negative terms, you get negative results."
Listening seems like the obvious thing to do, but it’s also the hardest. Our belief that our position is objectively correct means that we don’t want to hear anybody else’s.
Give kids the gift of experiencing and figuring out things on their own while being there for support when they come to you for help.
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