Coaching

Confession: there aren't many bloggers I follow anymore. Not many people can captivate me with their prose, keep me glued to my seat for an entire 1,000 word article, or drop my jaw with their orgasmic metaphorical sentence constructions. But today's guest writer can. I'm glad...

Okay. I lied. There's a ton of problems with youth sports: 1.) Early specialization. 2.) Expenses. 3.) No more oranges at half time. 4.) Coaches who don't know the game. 5.) Coaches who know the game but can't teach. 6.) Parents yelling at referee. 7.) Expenses. 8.) Playing time. 9.) Expenses. 10.) Attaching kids to speed harnesses...

Play /plā/ verb: to engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than serious or practical purpose. Accurate definition, huh? You can thank Google. ;-O To that end, play is enjoyment, recreation, freedom, autonomy, and creativity. And when it comes to training youth athletes, some degree of play is...