You are responsible for making sure that your child knows how to stand up for themselves when they are feeling disrespected within their sport.
Whether you’re a coach or parent to a young athlete, the way that you praise them after a competition can have a deep impact.
As coaches, it’s time to start focusing on how our athletes act and react to wins and losses, and how to create respectful winners.
Five strategies to help your athletes become upstanders instead of bystanders in those complex times when their decision-making skills are tested.
Decision-Making 101 It’s well known that today’s teens are oriented towards ‘the now’ and tend to be more reactionary than judicious when it comes to decision-making. Scientists have discovered that a human brain reaches maximum size during the teenage years (ages 12 -14), yet development of the brain continues for approximately ten more years. What…