Transgender Athletes In Youth Sports

The inclusion of transgender students on high school athletic teams has become a key issue across the country. Nationwide, high schools strive to provide opportunities for all young people. Because athletics is an integral part of the extracurricular programs that...

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The Importance of Goal-Setting at a Young Age

When kids learn goal-setting at an early age, they discover the value of hard work and patience towards achieving their goals. It gets them to think about the sort of person they are. It helps them define their interests and lets them express how they feel about...

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Tips on How to Recover Quickly From a Previous Game

You’ve just played what feels like the game of your life, and you’re really proud of how you pushed yourself. You ran faster, jumped higher, stayed agile, and reached some personal goals in the process. However, you wake up the next day in utter agony. The adrenaline...

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How Should I Breathe When I Run?

Did you know that breathing inefficiently during your runs could be the reason you’re not progressing or meeting your running potential? Most new runners don’t have a pattern to their breathing yet as they focus more on their running technique. As a runner, you may be...

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How the Two-Adult Rule Can Save Your Child From Abuse

The hard truth that all parents have to accept is that abuse does happen and it happens in youth leagues. We don’t want our kids to miss out on the all the fun, learning, and exercise they will get from participating in youth sports. But we also fear that our child...

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How to Handle Out-of-Control Parents of Youth Athletes

As a coach, you’ll encounter every kind of parent. While the majority of them will be good-natured, you’ll still likely meet some difficult parents who can be unreasonable and simply out-of-control. Difficult parents are often the ones who are overly involved and...

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