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4 Ways Sports Parents Fail Their Youth Athletes

"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. C...

The First Question Parents Should Ask Their Young Athletes After Every Game And Practice

Many modern sports parents take their child's athletic careers too seriously, too fast. The kid first begins playing the sport in an organized fash...

Build Athletes First, Baseball Players Second: A Case Against Early Specialization

Early sports specialization is bigger than ever. Gone are the days where almost every kid played two, three or even four different sports throughou...

10 Reminders Stressed Out Sports Parents Need to Hear

Are you a sports parent? Do you find yourself continually getting stressed about youth sports and your child's involvement in them? You are not alone....

5 Productive Strategies Parents Can Use to Develop Their Child's Athleticism

As a former high school strength and conditioning coach, I've noticed that athletic development opportunities for kids have faded in recent years. ...

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How Steve Gregory Handled the Recruiting Process

Steve Gregory, San Diego Chargers safety, talks about how he handled the recruiting process during his star prep days in New York City.

Kevin Robinson on Balancing School and Riding

Pro BMX rider Kevin Robinson talks about how he balanced school and riding, and discusses how his parents held his grades over him in order to ride his bike.

Shawn Horcoff on Family Support

Shawn Horcoff, Edmonton Oilers all-star center, explains how his parents, wife and children have helped him become the person and athlete he is today.

Wally Szczerbiak on His Biggest Influence

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Wally Szczerbiak talks about how his Dad helped him become the person he is today.

Role of Your Parent During the Recruiting Process

Wayne Mazzoni, author of The Athletic Recruiting & Scholarship Guide, discusses a parent's role during the recruiting process.