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5 Behaviors of High-Performing Sports Parents

Parenting in youth sport has developed into a significant talking point in recent times. Unfortunately most of this discussion centres on overbearing...

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Why Coaches and Parents Should Avoid Placing Too Much Emphasis on Team and Individual Results

Fall season playoff time can be intense, hyper-competitive, exhilarating or heartbreaking. These moments are great opportunities to focus on teachable...

By: Positive Coaching Alliance

Why a Strong Parent-Coach Relationship is Essential

Students do better academically when they know their parents support the teacher and school. The same is certainly true for sports. Here's how you can...

By: Positive Coaching Alliance

4 Things Every Sports Parent Should Do After a Game

Parenting an athlete. Sounds fun and simple, right? Just get them to practice on time, eat well, sleep enough, and cheer them on from the stands....

By: Adrienne Langelier

3 Things Youth Athletes Should Never Do in the Weight Room

I believe that introducing strength training to our youth athletes at an early age is one of the greatest things we can do for them as coaches,...

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Role of Your Parent During the Recruiting Process

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