Overscheduling is a serious issue that many kids struggle with. It’s important to recognize the signs. There are symptoms that any child who is suffering from overscheduling will display. Not all symptoms may be present, but knowing them will help tip you off if something is wrong.
They say “too much of a good thing” can turn out to be a bad thing. Youth sports can certainly fall under that umbrella. One of the most common problems that a young athlete may face is burnout.
No matter the sport, only a certain number of boys or girls can be a starter. Still, bench players play an essential role on every travel team.
Specialization is becoming the norm in youth sports. The concentration in one sport by young athletes is more widespread than ever before. This trend is becoming a growing concern for many in the sports and medical communities.
Being a parent is hard. Being a parent of a young athlete is even harder. Between finding the time to drive your kid to and from practice, buying the necessary equipment, attending games, and everything else that is a part of the youth sports experience, you certainly have your work cut out for you. But […]
One of the toughest things about playing sports is getting cut or not making the team. Here’s some tips on how to help your child cope.
One of the biggest parts of travel sports, is the level of the parents involvement during practices and games. This is a difficult and very thin line to walk as both a coach and parent, but a line that needs to be walked well by both in order to make for a successful travel team […]