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The Shocking Phenomenon That Shows Just How Movement-Starved Modern Kids Really Are

The serene interior of an elementary school classroom. Sunlight streams through the windows as a teacher scribbles basic arithmetic on the board. Some...

The Real Reason Schools Are Banning Tag—and Why It Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Parents

Banning tag. In an age when many believe our society has become too overprotective, it's one phenomenon that's sparked a lot of outrage. Schools o...

Parents Storm Field in All-Out Brawl During Game for 7-Year-Olds

Earlier this month a fight broke out at a youth baseball game near Denver, leading to a manhunt for one of the parents involved. According to CNN, ...

Is Your Kid Missing Key Components of Athleticism? Use These 3 Tests to Find Out

Believe your kid is a great athlete? See if they can do these three things: Catch and throw a ball with both hands Do a somersault Run b...

Why 'Mini' Games Have Big Benefit for Young Athletes

Most athletes love sports in all forms—playing them, watching them, immersing themselves in video game versions. For many young athletes, this obses...

4 Questions Modern Sports Parents Must Ask Themselves

Why do your kids play sports? It's a simple question, but one shockingly few sports parents actually consider. We live in a time where more youth a...

What Exactly Is Sport-Specific Training?

Sport-specific training has become one of the trendiest buzzwords in sports performance. Parents now constantly ask trainers if they offer it. In resp...

A Parent Wants Their Kid to Perform Training That's Too Advanced. What Should The Coach Do?

Thanks to the rise of social media, we have greater access to the training routines of professional athletes than ever before. Although there are n...

A Shocking Number of Youth Sports Coaches Are Unqualified for the Gig

A great youth sports experience starts with a great coach. The problem is, the number of great coaches in youth sports seems to be decreasing. Many go...

The Message You Send to Your Kid When You Complain About Their Coach

From a coach's perspective, one of the more frustrating situations in youth and high school sports is when parents undermine coaches by openly complai...

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