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Playing Favorites in Youth Sports

Mar 29, 2019

It often happens in youth sports that the coach chooses to use the same players many times over. It leaves the parents of the kids not getting to play puzzled and sometimes angry. Why is the coach not picking my child? Do they not like […]

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How to Be an Effective Team Mom Without Hovering

Mar 11, 2019

Team moms are an essential part of the team, even though they’re not playing or coaching. However, many team moms go overboard and become something like a helicopter parent, which is not something that any reasonable parent would want to be. If you want to […]

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The Best Catching Techniques & Tricks for Baseball and Softball

Feb 26, 2019

Catching a baseball or softball looks easy when you’re the spectator, but there’s a lot more to it, and many players know it. Even young athletes can bring their catching technique to resemble an art form if they employ several tricks and techniques that can […]

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How to Help a Young Athlete Transition when You Relocate Midseason

Feb 14, 2019

Moving is usually the hardest on children. They get used to the life they have and moving means starting everything over from scratch. A move is especially tough on young athletes who have become very connected to their team. So if you have to move […]

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Equal Playing Time for All vs. Winning a Game – Which is More Important?

Feb 8, 2019

It’s a tricky question and an endless debate to which we have an answer. An answer that won’t satisfy everyone, but after long research and discussion, we believe it to be the only reasonable solution. It’s Not as Simple as You Might Think What’s more […]

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What Kind of Conditioning is Good for Players During the Off-Season?

Jan 18, 2019

However, the modern times have brought upon us a whole different story. Kids today play with their phones, computers, and consoles, and most of that time involves sitting or lying down. It was easier before in earlier times. Children used to play outside all the […]

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Bombs Away – The Prominence of the 3-Pointer in Youth Basketball

Nov 7, 2018

This year, the NBA has suggested a change in the overall rules and guidelines for youth basketball. Among many changes, the most prominent ones are the exclusions of zone defense and 3-pointers. The Changes – Are They Necessary? The NBA argues that these changes will […]

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4 Stretches to Do Before You Go on a Run

Nov 6, 2018

Are you starting the healthy habit of running? Maybe you’re looking for ways to improve or add to your current regiment. Whatever the case, stretching before a run is crucial in preparing the muscles and the entire body for this strenuous activity. It will also […]

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Here are a Few Creative Ways to Freshen Up Your Sports Bag

Nov 1, 2018

As an athlete, a lot of sweat goes into your practice, but a lot of it ends up in your equipment. After a while, a mystery odor starts to form. As the smell worsens, you realize it’s coming from your sports bag. And when washing […]

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