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Kids Play Fewer 'Pick-Up Games,' and it's Hurting Youth Sports

Pick-up games. They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctua...

Study: Traditional 'Pitch Counts' Aren't Doing Enough to Help High School Pitchers

Too many pitches can be bad news for a young pitcher's arm and shoulder health. That's why pitch counts have become a trusted way to guard against ...

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. ...

Simple Situational Infield Drills for Youth Baseball Players

Coaching baseball for young athletes can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but only if you know what you are doing. If you are unprepared, both t...

Benjamin Watson Details the Invaluable Life Lessons Sports Teach Our Children

Benjamin Watson has had the type of NFL career most players only dream of. The 37-year-old New Orleans Saints tight end has totaled 495 receptions ...

Benjamin Watson Reveals What it Takes to Emerge as a Leader on Your Football Team

If you're running a football team, Benjamin Watson is the type of guy you want in your locker room. The 37-year-old tight end has always been viewe...

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights

The 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights were one of the greatest cinderella stories in sports history. After all, they were just the second expansio...

How to Run an Effective Youth Baseball Practice

You got your child signed up for youth baseball! Now they have the chance to learn the sport, be part of a team, and compete with their peers. Just...

Fun Ways Youth Athletes Can Master 5 Fundamental Movements

Let us think back to childhood. What were the most invigorating and enthralling memories that bring on nostalgia? I remember feeling the most ca...

Chad Johnson Believes American Athletes Would Be 'Unbelievable' if Every Kid Grew up Playing Soccer

Count Chad Johnson among the football icons who believe our children should play soccer. Last Summer, Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh sha...

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