Practice makes perfect, right? That’s what parents and coaches say and that’s good advice – but it extends beyond the physical aspect of sports.
08/22/2016 - 18:31
“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” - NBA player Kevin Durant
07/11/2016 - 18:30
Games commonly found on mobile devices and larger consoles nowadays usually revolve around violence, entertainment, or some combination of mindless activity and often inappropriate content.
06/03/2016 - 15:02
A lot of people reminisce about the “good old days” when they were growing up. They played a variety of sports all year; fall was football and soccer season, winter was basketball and wrestling, and spring was for baseball and lacrosse.
05/20/2016 - 15:35
Wherever you are on your path as a sports parent, it’s good to stop and examine your approach to their activity. Do you pay enough attention? Are you pushing your child a little too hard?
08/05/2015 - 10:51
Bill and Nancy Johns discussed many things before having children, but they never thought that having two of their own children excelling in softball would cause a world of trouble.
07/23/2015 - 15:07
If your child is struggling in sports, what should you do? Should you talk to your child’s coach? Take extra time to practice with him or her? Or just plain let them quit?
01/08/2015 - 13:17
Twelve-year-old Samantha plays soccer almost year round. That means her middle-school season is followed by indoor games and training in the winter, then local recreational leagues in the spring. In the summer, she attends a couple of camps as well.
07/08/2014 - 09:10
There are a great many life lessons that can be learned through youth sports. But if negative experiences make kids quit playing, they lose out on any benefits.
05/06/2014 - 16:16
Joe Luxbacher PhD