Saturday, May 26, 2018
Featured Articles

Category Archives: Kids Being Successful

Feed Subscription

PARENT/COACH NOT ALWAYS BEST FOR PARENT OR CHILD

Dear Tom, I have been a fan of your articles about kid’s sports for many years now.  I am always pleased to read your “common sense” answers to reader’s questions.  Please help with this one. How do you feel about a parent coaching his or her own child at high school level sports? We love our school; but this type ... Read More »

SPORTS WITHOUT FANCY EQUIPMENT CAN BE DONE

Dear Tom Kuyper; I enjoyed reading your column that talked of imagination and desire being more important than money for kids’ success.  You nailed it.  I am retired, college professor, grandpa to two kids, and a former poor boy from the wrong side of the tracks.  My home was where the paved roaded ended, and the other road was dirt.  ... Read More »

SPORTS WITHOUT FANCY EQUIPMENT CAN BE DONE

Dear Tom Kuyper; I enjoyed reading your column that talked of imagination and desire being more important than money for kids’ success.  You nailed it.  I am retired, college professor, grandpa to two kids, and a former poor boy from the wrong side of the tracks.  My home was where the paved roaded ended, and the other road was dirt.  ... Read More »

10 REASONS IT’S GOOD FOR YOUTH TO PLAY MULTIPLE SPORTS

  “I want my son to play in club sports and have all the benefits of better coaching and competition, but I just can’t afford it.” I think that this is a common and legitimate concern for many parents. There might be some truth to the fact that those kids who have parents that can afford all the club fees ... Read More »

KIDS MAY BENEFIT FOR GETTING THERE THE HARD WAY

“I want my son to play in club sports and have all the benefits of better coaching and competition, but I just can’t afford it.” I think that this is a common and legitimate concern for many parents. There might be some truth to the fact that those kids who have parents that can afford all the club fees and ... Read More »

FORGET OFFENSIVE PATTERNS, JUST TEACH THE KIDS FUNDAMENTALS

Tuesday night, 6:00 4th grade basketball practice: “Ok listen, you are not getting the offense and we have a game this Saturday morning, so we need to work on it until everyone gets it and we run it right!” Thursday night practice: “Ok listen, the offense is getting a little better, and I think you’re starting to get it, but ... Read More »

Scroll To Top