Check out this post from GameChanger. GameChanger makes an app for tablets and phones that provides scorekeeping for baseball, softball, and basketball games. In addition to the app, they have a blog/page dedicated to youth amateur sports called the Season. Several of their recommendations are worth highlighting: Recognizing age-specific development and needs of children this … Continue reading Tips for Coaching 6 to 8 Year Olds
Minus the sweet shirt and the high fade, this is how I looked when I read the article from the New York Times citing a survey showing that participation in youth football grew - and grew more than any other U.S. sport! Several of my previous posts have highlighted that player safety concerns might result in … Continue reading Youth Football Participation Goes Up?!?!
I ran across a post recently from Bob Cook. Cook is a youth sports contributor to Forbes.com (I checked out other posts on his blog and I recommend it). He writes that there might be another reason behind the statistic that the numbers of children between 6 and 17 participating in youth sports is down … Continue reading Interesting Explanation for Drop in Youth Sports Participation