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8 Mistakes I Made Training Youth Athletes (And What I Did to Fix Them)

When I graduated from college, I was looking forward to moving back home and becoming an assistant soccer coach with my high school program. I was ...

LeBron Rails Against 'Out of Control' AAU Culture

LeBron James isn't a fan of modern Amateur Athletic Union basketball. The four-time NBA MVP, who's gotten the chance to witness current AAU culture...

Volleyball Legend Kerri Walsh Jennings Urges Kids to Play Multiple Sports

Kerri Walsh Jennings has done it all in volleyball—often more than once. In high school she led her volleyball team to not one state title, but t...

5 Ways Young Athletes Can Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Sports are filled with a tremendous amount of physical duress. From getting kicked to being knocked down, scraping knees to bruising bones, turf bu...

Did Early Specialization Break Zion Williamson?

Zion Williamson—the most-hyped rookie since LeBron James—is starting his NBA career on the sideline. The 19-year-old forward selected No. 1 ove...

Less Than Half of American Children Get Enough Sleep Each Night. How Do We Fix It?

How much sleep is enough for children? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nine hours a night is the magic number. New research pre...

Matt Campbell: Early Specialization a 'Crime' Against Youth Athletes

Matt Campbell is one heck of a football coach. In 2016, he inherited an Iowa State program that had won eight or more games in a season just once s...

Do Kindergartners Really Need 30 Minutes of Homework a Night?

Do kindergartners really need homework? If you polled most Americans, the answer would likely be a resounding no. Yet a 2015 study found that Ameri...

An Open Letter to Strong Female Athletes

This article originally appeared on EricaSuter.com Dear Strong Female Athlete, Take up space. In fact, so much space that the world rumbles f...

5 Keys to Running a Successful Sports Camp

If you were fortunate enough to attend a summer camp for your favorite sport, then you undoubtedly have some fond memories. A smile comes to your face...

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