Youth Sports Blog Roundup for May 9th, 2012

2012-05-08T16:36:26+00:00 May 8th, 2012|Coaching, Parenting, Roundup|

Below you will find a few of our favorite blog posts that are related to youth sports, youth sports coaching and sports parenting from the past few weeks. Please feel free to visit each and we hope you find them as helpful as we do!

Those Darn REFS!

Have you ever heard someone exclaim, “We lost that game because the referee was awful!”? If you have anything to do with organized sports, I bet you’ve heard something close, and maybe have said it yourself.

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Are YOU Mentally Prepared for Soccer Games?

Do you or your soccer players wait until after the first few plays of the game to feel confident? If you don’t have a great warm up, does this affect your mindset for the game? Do you have doubts or worry about making mistakes and play safe or tentatively?

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Bullying in Youth Sports: How You Can Help it Stop

Bullying is an epidemic that seems to be out of control. But as a parent, there are ways for you to stop the madness.

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P&G London 2012 Olympics Tribute to Sports Moms Commercial

Get out your tissues!! Proctor & Gamble has just released a new commercial in the run up to the London 2012 Olympics and Mother’s Day that celebrates all the little things Moms do in the background for their children.

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Keeping That Warrior Spirit

No opponent is going to step aside so you can score at will all by yourself. If you blindly turnover the ball to ‘be safe’ your opponents will only thank you. If you stand around waiting for the ball, your opponents will only pass you by. Yet at times it can seem that’s all you’re encouraged to do.

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Fundamental baseball drills to help you improve on the field

With more than 30 years of experience at every level of the game, Ken Bolek, Director of the IMG Baseball Academy, knows how to develop baseball players. He uses the following drills to help players of all skill levels improve on the diamond:

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