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3 Tips Sports Parents Must Know To Be Great Listeners

Sports kids want to be understood – so are you really listening? If your child were to rate your sports parent listening skills, on a scale of 1-10, how do you think you would do? Would you get a 5? An 8? Maybe on some days, it’s as low as a 3. If I am…
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5 Choices that Guide Effective Youth Sports Leaders

Whether you are an owner or manage a youth sports national association, league or local club, knowing and honoring your values will be critical to your success as a leader and the organization’s health and sustainability. If you found yourself lost in the woods on a dark, cold, rainy night, what is the one item…
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3 Ways Coaches Can Keep Youth Sports Fun

A few years back, the National Alliance for Youth Sports came out with a surprising statistic. According to their research, 70% of US kids quit sports by the age of 13. How can this be? In a country where the opportunities to participate in youth sports are endless and the pursuit of athletic achievement is…
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Help Teen Athletes Make Competent Confident Decisions

Do you know where this line came from? “You have chosen wisely.” If you are over 40 and consider yourself a movie buff, you are proudly answering that it came from the movie, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In it, the adventure-seeking hero, Indiana, had come to a climactic, life-and-death moment and had to…
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