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How to Motivate Your Child After a Loss?

Oct 23, 2018

Losing is a hard pill to swallow in any sport. So it’s crucial to accept defeat, remain positive, and move on to the next challenge. But kids don’t have this ability. For most, losing a game can be very disheartening. Coaches and parents have to […]

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Teaching Leadership Through Youth Sports

Oct 16, 2018

You do not learn about leadership in the classroom. And, you do not learn it on the field. But it isn’t inherent ability athletes are born with, and both coaches and parents should look to teach young athletes to become leaders. Here’s how to do […]

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FundMyTeam Announces Partnership with NBC SportsEngine Marketplace

Oct 12, 2018

Award-winning team sports funder joins the 1,000,000-team app marketplace. NEW YORK CITY & MINNEAPOLIS October 15, 2018 – FundMyTeam has joined the NBC SportsEngine Marketplace, making North America’s most-awarded team fundraising platform available to over 1 million team sport leaders who use NBC SportsEngine to […]

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What to Tell Your Child After They’re Cut from a Team?

Oct 8, 2018

Getting cut from a team is disappointing. Any form of rejection is painful and stirs up negative emotions among children, especially if they have their heart set on something. But failure is also part of life, and a setback can be good for your young […]

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Does Turf Cause Long-Term Injuries in Athletes?

Oct 4, 2018

Artificial turf is a recent innovation in youth sports. But not everyone is thrilled about it. Ever since 2004, when long-pile artificial turf fields were introduced to soccer by FIFA, the number of such areas has been increasing. Simultaneously, the number of injuries among athletes […]

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How to Know If Your Child Has a Concussion

Sep 25, 2018

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury. In sports, this is mainly the result of hard hits to the head during play. And although concussions can occur in any game – a child might fall and hit their head or get hit by a ball […]

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Which Youth Sports Are on the Decline?

Sep 18, 2018

The number of kids playing sports is declining across the US. Surveys for Project Play 2020 show that only 36.9 percent of boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12 take part in sports. The number is down 7.6 percent from 2008 when […]

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How to Properly Tackle in Youth Football

Sep 14, 2018

Tackling is the fundamental part and most important aspect of football. It’s also the most dangerous and both youth and pro football players risk serious injuries, like concussions, if they don’t perform a proper tackle. That’s why it’s vital that tackles are mastered at an […]

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Which Youth Sports Are on the Rise?

Sep 10, 2018

Kids are playing fewer sports in the US these days. A survey has shown that little over 36 percent of 6-to-12-year-old kids are participating in youth sports in contrast to 44.5 percent from 2008. The most significant loss is experienced by the big four national […]

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