Sportsmanship Starts Outside of Sports

Sportsmanship Starts Outside of Sports 6 Ways Parents Can Teach Sportsmanship…Even If You Don’t ‘Get’ Sports When adults talk about how to model and teach sportsmanship, we often compartmentalize the discussion to sport. After all, it’s in the word: sports-man-ship. When you take a step back, however, sportsmanship is good behavior and communication in any…

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6 Great Examples of Sportsmanship

6 Great Examples of Sportsmanship We all can probably think of a few famous examples of great sportsmanship off the top of our heads. Some of these are probably older stories we have lectured our youth athletes about time and time again over the years. But good sportsmanship isn’t something that should be refined to…

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Excellence Through Sportsmanship

Pursuing Excellence Through Sportsmanship Is there a difference between “winning” and “striving to win”? If you ask author David Light Shields, the answer is a definitive ‘yes’. Founder and executive director of non-profit TrueCompetition.org and author of True Competition: A Guide to Pursuing Excellence in Sport and Society, Shields recently spoke to TrueSport about the relation…

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Youth Athlete Heat Recovery

Youth Athlete Heat Recovery During summer youth sports camps, coaches should keep a close eye on young athletes to make sure they consume the necessary fluids, calories, and electrolytes to stay hydrated and maintain good energy levels. But to get your young athlete ready for another full day of exercising in the sun tomorrow, keep…

Sleeping More And Training Less

Youth Sport Recovery: Sleep More, Train Less In sports, it’s easy to fall prey to the bogus mindset of ‘more is more’: that the number of hours of hard work an athlete puts into their sports, the exponentially better their skills will become. But research has repeatedly shown that scheduled periods of time for rest…