How to Encourage Competition While Discouraging Cheating

How to Encourage Competition While Discouraging Cheating One of the challenges inherent in youth sports is teaching the difference between taking advantages of opportunities to gain a competitive advantage – gamesmanship – and taking illegal and unethical shortcuts in an effort to win – cheating. In the appropriate competitive environment, there’s nothing wrong with playing…

10 Money-Saving Tips for Feeding Hungry Athletes

10 Money-Saving Tips for Feeding Hungry Athletes School-aged athletes work really hard and eat massive amounts of food. And keeping your athlete fed isn’t just important for performance at practice or in a game; well-fed kids are more attentive in class, better able to focus on schoolwork, and they are getting the nutrition and energy they…

5 Ways to Support Youth Sports This Week

5 Ways to Support Youth Sports This Week In order to make youth sports a positive and enriching experience for all kids, it’s important to understand the challenges many families face in terms of participating in youth sports. This week we encourage families to consider 5 components of youth sports – one each day –…