"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
Addressing Favoritism Between Coaches And Parents
I'd advise you to bring the topic up directly with the head coach before elevating it to the Athletic Director
Director of the Kansas University Sport & Exercise Psychology Lab on research findings about a caring climate.
Increasing access to quality coaching across the country while helping private instructors and coaches...
This NBA coach explains the benefits of coaches accepting input from their athletes.
When Should Kids Start Pitching In Games?
Speaking as a past Little League Baseball and Softball coach, here are some observations and considerations.
How To Handle The Pouting Athlete With Attitude Problems
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.
What Takeaways Are There, If Any, From The Show Friday Night Tykes?
What is PCA’s viewpoint on the show *Friday Night Tykes * that sensationalizes screaming coaches and parents?
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
6 Life Lessons From The Cubs In The 2016 World Series
Here are six lessons that youth sports participants can take away from the Cubs’ 2016 World Series win.