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Nutrition knowledge is as critical to a young athletes mental health as it is to their physical growth.
Young athletes sometimes make judgements based on assumptions that may or may not be true, and these can cause team conflict.
Keep these barriers to success in mind as you help your young athletes set and work towards their goals.
Tiger Woods will team with son in the PNC Championship
Sarah Fuller proves girls can do anything after she made history as the first woman ever to play in a “Power 5” football game.
How you can “push” your youth athlete in a positive way
There is often hidden resilience behind bullying-type behaviors. But how can you help shift those problematic behaviors to more positive ones?
We all know that losing can bring opportunities for growth and improvement for athletes.
Herm talks about what it means to be a Triple-Impact Competitor® especially as it relates to the current events with the COVID-19 Pandemic and racial injustice.
From the tyrannical coach to the parent that never made it past little league that now obsesses in getting their child to the big leagues, the events in youth baseball and softball could be plucked from a reality television series.
In the right contexts, peer pressure can be a leadership tool that coaches use for positive outcomes in their youth athletes.
Find out 10 habits that make you a good sports parent.
Looking to get into golf? Join Martin Hall as he teaches the basics you'll need to get out on the course for the first time.
The first step to a good golf swing is a good grip. Watch as Martin Hall teaches the proper golf club grip.
Before you even take a swing, it's important to set up to the ball. Martin Hall demonstrates how.
Martin Hall demonstrates how to start small with a mini swing.
Martin Hall guides you through some half swing drills to get you ready for your first full swing.
You're finally ready to take your first full swing! Martin Hall demonstrates how to put every technique you've learned into one.
Look back at the history of Baseball in Blue Earth County.
Learn more about the history of table tennis at the Olympics and how the sport is played.
Amazed by how talent artistic gymnasts are? Watch to learn more about how the sport began, and the ins and outs of competition.
Learn the ins and outs of mountain biking, and get to know how the sport first came to be.
Learn the basics of Badminton with the Olympic Channel's sport guide.
Riders compete in eventing, dressage and jumping in the only Olympic sport in which men and women compete on equal terms.
Hard work and positive attitudes will take an athlete a long way with college coaches and recruiters.
Stewart explains four things he looks for in recruits that coaches might miss if they aren't looking
As the recruiting landscape continues to change, keeping things on track can be challenging. To help recruits manage their recruiting, NCSA experts broke down what student-athletes should be doing to stay on track with NCAA eligibility by grad year.
To help student-athletes understand how athletic scholarships work and what to expect, we’ve answered five common questions about scholarships.
When it comes to contacting college coaches, student-athletes tend to rely on digital forms of communication, including email, text and social media. This article shares what really stands out for coaches when it comes to contacting them.
Starting June 15 after a student-athlete’s sophomore year, most NCAA college coaches can begin contacting them via email, phone calls, texts, DMS and face-to-face meeting. Before you start reaching out to college coaches
Below we’ve answered 5 common questions families are asking about college recruiting during COVID-19.
Below is a list of ten tips to creating an eye-catching highlight video:
Read on to find out what questions to ask college coaches during the recruiting process to determine if that school is the best fit.
While Division 1 coaches are not allowed to meet face-to-face with a recruit on or off campus, this doesn’t mean they’ve stopped recruiting. Below are just a few ways that Division 1 coaches are recruiting and connecting with student-athletes digitally.
Here are five ways you can catch the attention of college coaches through your social media.
The NCAA Division 1 Committee extended its suspension of in-person recruiting through July 31, while Division 2 programs are observing a quiet period from June 1-30.
While disordered eating is a serious issue that may require professional support, there are things that coaches can do to prevent these behaviors.
Use this expert guidance to help your athlete navigate the transition and come out on the other side with a positive body image.
Chicken is a meal-prep staple for a reason. Cook smarter not harder using these healthy and easy chicken meals.
Protect your family’s vision by proactively scheduling eye exams annually for the whole family – don’t wait until something seems “off.”
As a coach, you can teach your young athletes how to examine their feelings and move on from negative thoughts.
It’s no easy task to cook after getting home from your athlete’s practice, but these quick meals will make it easier than ever!
Here's what you should know on how to make a safe return to play.
Two-a-day practices have become the norm for many youth athletes and it can make eating right throughout the day more difficult.
Outdoor sports are finally in full force. Although many athletes have been training, conditioning and playing games, the intensity will definitely be ramping up with more practices and games each week. So how can an athlete stay healthy and on the field?
Many districts have already announced plans to go remote for at least the start of the school year -- which means no PE class
Help young athletes learn how to incorporate mindfulness techniques into their routine, lowering stress levels and improving concentration.
Don't get caught with $10,000 - $15,000 bill for tooth trauma. Follow these simple steps to keep your choppers safe.
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