Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
PCA Advisory Board Member Marcia McDermott shares the strategies she uses to help athletes learn leadership.
AYSO expert: choosing the level of play should depend on the player's readiness, not the parents' desires
AYSO expert: Coaches should involve players' parents from the start and communicate clearly and consistently
6 Life Lessons From The Cubs In The 2016 World Series
Here are six lessons that youth sports participants can take away from the Cubs’ 2016 World Series win.
Teachable Moments While Watching The Olympics
Watching your favorite events with athletes you are coaching or parenting? Help them find teachable moments.
Coaching Your Own Child
An excerpt from *The Power of Double-Goal Coaching* by Jim Thompson on if and how to coach your own child.
Benching My Own Child To Teach A Life Lesson
Teaching life lessons through sports is the most important responsibility of a coach -- even with your own kid
How To Deal With Players Missing Practice
Coaches can consider a variety of solutions when players missing practice becomes a chronic problem.