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USWNT Star Christen Press on the Biggest Problem With American Youth Soccer

Stress and youth sports just don't mix. The No. 1 priority of youth sports should be for the kids to have fun. We want our kids to be active and le...

Time Machine Advice: What 8 Pro Athletes Would Tell Their 16-Year-Old Self

Over the past year, I've interviewed dozens of current and former pro and olympic athletes. One of my favorite questions to ask these accomplished ...

Every Youth Soccer Coach Should Steal This Drill From the U.S. Women's National Team

The United States Women's National Soccer team is inspiring to watch. The creativity and precision they display with their passes is a big reason t...

Hoping for Big Training Gains This Summer? Take Your Sleep Seriously

Summer is here. For many young athletes, that means the abolishment of a consistent bedtime. With school suddenly a non-factor in their routine,...

DeAndre Ayton Didn't Play Basketball Until He Was 12 Years Old, Now He's a No. 1 Overall Pick

In basketball terms, DeAndre Ayton is a unicorn. The 7-foot-1 center, whom the Phoenix Suns recently selected with the No.1  overall pick in the 2...

How to Raise Money for Your Youth Sports Teams Without Annoying Your Friends (Again)

Raising funds for your youth sports team can be a real drag. No one likes to bother friends and family, begging them to basically donate money und...

This Company Created the First Nutrition Bar Formulated Specifically for Youth Athletes

Youth sports are more hectic than ever. Simply getting kids to the never-ending parade of practices, games and tournaments on time can be a big cha...

Simplicity Is Always the Key When Strength Training Young Athletes

What is the overall purpose and/or goal of training for athletic performance at the middle school and high school levels? Any response given to thi...

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....

11 Star Athletes Who Expected to Go Pro in a Different Sport

The romanticized view of pro athletes is that they've dreamt about doing whatever they do for a long, long time. That's how it works, right? ...

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