When Should Kids Start Pitching In Games?
Speaking as a past Little League Baseball and Softball coach, here are some observations and considerations.
How To Handle The Pouting Athlete With Attitude Problems
Work with the player to set up clear, consistent, and simple expectations for positive things he can do.
The 21-Day Gratitude Challenge For Athletes, Coaches, Parents, And Leaders
A grateful spirit is what allows us to Embrace The Suck, says Rockies Pitching Coach Steve Foster.
Create Awards To Reward Effort, Not Talent Or Mere Participation
Suggested award titles that help you create an award that recognizes a strength, ability, or character quality
Top 3 Mistakes People Make In Giving Recognition
One mistake people make is they may feel they are recognizing others, but they are too generic in recognition.
Teams Separating Practice Groups By Skill, Not Age Group
We should also have some way of identifying over time whether the policy is producing the outcomes we want.
9 Strategies Leaders Can Use To Recruit More Female Coaches
Lavoi proposes nine strategies for increasing female coaches in youth sport as less than 20% are female.
Why More Mothers Should Coach Youth Sports
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Working Mother-Coaches in Youth Sport: Beyond the Worker-Mother Identity
Mothers already have interpersonal qualities required for effective coaching that is less natural for others.
My Kid Acts Disinterested In Sports But Says She Loves It
Her body language says that she is bored and she complains a lot about practically every aspect of the game.