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Help Your Child Find the Right Sport for Them

Participating in sports is one of the most valuable learning experiences that a child can have, especially as they grow into their teenage years and b...

How To Manage Student-Athlete Stress

Growing up is stressful. Competing in organized sport is stressful. Balancing schoolwork, life, and competitive sport is stressful. Watching your chil...

How Martial Arts Enhances Youth Athletes Sports Performance

Sports can teach kids several great qualities. And, the same goes for martial arts; it is not just about kicking and punching. It hones in on a deeper...

Electrolytes For Youth Athletes

Electrolytes are a key piece to any athlete's arsenal. Here is what you need to know.Growing up, I fell victim. High sugary drinks, such as Gatorade a...

Recruiting Enthusiastic In Youth Athletes

"Recruiting enthusiastic kids is harder than it's ever been."- Geno Auriemma, 11-time champion coach, UCONN Women's Basketball.One of the more complex...

Sports Tournament and Traveling Nutrition

As a parent or athlete, one of the significant battles in the fight for eating well while traveling is having nutritious food ready and available when...

The Impact of Social Media on Youth Athletes

Blessing and a CurseSocial media has injected itself into every aspect of our lives. It can tell us current news, sports updates, what is happening wi...

How to Practice Patience with Your Youth Athlete

I think we can all agree that we live in a fast-paced, instant gratification age. From on-demand entertainment to fast food carry-out services, short ...

What We've Learned About Youth and High School Sports Durning the Pandemic

We've learned a lot through this pandemic and have only scratched the surface on what we'll take away from this. From a high school athletics standpoi...

How To Prevent Overtraining In Youth Athletes

The term, "Overtraining" frequently gets thrown around by parents, athletes, and coaches. Some individuals have a general understanding of what consti...

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