Only about 30 percent of practice time includes moderate to vigorous exercise, says new Kansas State University study
Coaches naturally instruct players during the heat of the game day action – it’s part of the job. But allowing kids to make some of their own decisions can pay dividends in their development, too
Canadian Olympic goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé, who helped her team win bronze in Rio, shares the keys to helping young players love – and excel – at the position
They can pop up at any time – and sabotage a young athlete’s season. Use these tips from a leading expert to help kids conquer mental blocks and fully enjoy their participation
A leading expert encourages young athletes to find a mindset that works best for them. Here’s what coaches and parents need to know to help them make it happen
Professional soccer player Jordan Burt on helping young players use mistakes as fuel for improving skills and growing in the sport
The popular sports broadcaster reaped the benefits of her youth sports participation. Now the super active mom of twins is enjoying seeing her kids try a variety of sports
Ruth Riley loved practicing and pursuing goals at every level of sports. Use the insights of this legendary Notre Dame player to craft practices that your young athletes love being a part of, too.
Virginia Tech basketball coach Buzz Williams encourages volunteer coaches to treat every player like they were their own
Zach Parise, one of the NHL’s most respected players, on the importance of parents refraining from pressuring and criticizing their young athletes
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