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Proper Weightlifting Techniques for Your Teen

Feb 23, 2017

Many parents are still wary of weight training for kids at any age because of the myths that were started decades ago claiming that weight lifting could potentially cause growth plate and joint injuries. It was even once believed that weight training could stunt a […]

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How To Tell If Your Youth Athlete Has A Concussion and What To Do Next

Feb 23, 2017

You might think that concussions only occur when someone has been knocked unconscious. However, parents and coaches of young athletes should know that concussions can happen with any head injury and it doesn’t necessarily mean a blackout or loss of consciousness. The brain, cushioned by […]

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5 Tips for Parents to Be More Encouraging of Their Kids In Youth Sports

Feb 23, 2017

You don’t need to be athletic to be involved in your child’s sport. You don’t even need to give them advice on how to be a better athlete to show them you support them. You just need to be a parent who loves them, loves […]

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6 Ways That a Shared Love for Sports Can Bring Cultures Together

Feb 23, 2017

For thousands of years, humans have engaged and participated in sports. The existence of sports across all continents prove that there is a universal element in it that appeals to the entirety of the human race regardless of cultural differences. While different sports exist around […]

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Tips on How To Approach Your Child’s Coach To Get More Playing Time

Feb 23, 2017

Do you feel like your child doesn’t get enough playing time? At some point, parents will feel this way with many brushing it off thinking it is their imagination. However, other parents may begin to suspect their child is being snubbed and not being given […]

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Should eSports Be Considered Real Sports?

Feb 23, 2017

Many coaches and athletes are outraged by the idea that eSports professionals would ever be considered real athletes. The term eSports professionals makes parents with teens cringe as they imagine their kids giving up playing “actual sports” outdoors to be a “professional gamer.” Thanks to […]

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Is Sending Your Child To An Elite Sports Camp At a Young Age Worth It?

Feb 23, 2017

Ask a parent who believes that investing in their child’s athletic potential today means ensuring the costs of their retirement in the future, and they will tell you that sending their child to an elite sports camp at any cost is absolutely worth it. It […]

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7 Reasons Why All Youth League Coaches Should Undergo Training

Feb 23, 2017

With the majority of coaches being volunteers who have had no prior training, most sports youth leagues have coaches who are unprepared to take on the responsibilities of coaching. Most coaches are the parents of kids who are on the team and who may have […]

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Is Keeping Score at a Young Age Bad For Our Youth Athletes

Feb 23, 2017

In an effort to put less emphasis on winning and more focus on fun, there have been rumors circulating that youth league sports will start removing scoreboards. Is there any truth to these rumors? Is keeping score at a young age really such a bad […]

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