When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
After Injuries, It's Not About When Kids Return To Play, But How
It's natural to want to help your kid back from injury, but parents must also think about quality of treatment
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
USA Baseball: 5 Benefits Of Playing Multiple Sports
Learn the 5 benefits of playing multiple sports from USA Baseball's Confident Baseball Coach Course.
A Doctor's View On Attrition Rates In Sports And Why Kids Quit
Dr. Joseph Donahue shares his views on what drives kids out of sports - everything from injury to lack of fun.
A Doctor's Perspective On Early Sport Specialization
An orthopedic surgeon explains how data show the disadvantages of early sport specialization.
An Argument Against Early Sport Specialization
Research shows specializing AFTER puberty leads to more consistent performance and fewer injuries.
Al MacInnis: Always Keep Learning
Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist Al MacInnis shares how he became the top defenseman in the NHL.
Brian Leetch: Consistencies
NHL legend and Olympian Brian Leetch works hard to inspire his own youth athletes with consistent leadership.
Jim Liston: Creating An Environment To Succeed
Liston shares his experience as a coach including how to create an environment to succeed.
Tim Howard: Separate Good From The Great
Tim talks about topics including playing multiple sports and dealing with disabilities like Tourette syndrome.