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YOUR CALL: SHOULD PLAYING TIME REFLECT MISSED PRACTICES?

YOU MAKE THE CALL!!! So many of you have participated in the “YOU MAKE THE CALL”, and have responded with some great ideas. Here’s one more I would like to have your input on: Email me with your advice. Here is the question that was sent to me: I read your column regularly and respect your insight and opinions. I ... Read More »

PARENTS, DON’T PUSH KIDS ONTO TEAM TOO ADVANCED

Coach: “Hi, I just wanted to call to let you know that we were so happy to see that your son Stephen came to soccer try-outs. We really liked the way that he played so hard and gave everything he had. He was fun to watch. Because his skill level and game knowledge are a little behind the kids who ... Read More »

PLAYING MULTIPLE SPORTS HAS MANY ADVANTAGES FOR KIDS

Question: It seems to be that many kids now are becoming exclusive in playing just one sport to reach a higher level of competency in that sport. Is that the overall trend, and if so, at what age should we encourage our son to move in that direction? Thank you for your guidance. Answer: You are right in spotting the ... Read More »

BOY RAISES RACKET WITH BADMINTON SUCCESS

Shouldn’t all 8-year-old boys be playing soccer, basketball, baseball and football? Isn’t that the “all American” thing to do with our kids? Doesn’t that go without saying? Well, Cameron Singh didn’t get that memo. He did give all those team sports an early try. He started playing soccer when he was three. He liked playing all the variety of sports, ... Read More »

10 REASONS TO PLAY AS MANY SPORTS AS YOU CAN

It’s the time of year that I get the question, “which sport should I play this upcoming fall?” I love the mid set that goes along with this question. It usually signifies an open mind along with a young athlete who has not narrowed down his opportunities. I always encourage these young kids to play lots of sports. Try as ... Read More »

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