Power of Positive Coaching

Check out this article from a great organization:  The Power of Positive by Jim Thompson, the Founder and CEO of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Hustle & Attitude coaches recognize that keeping kids "in the moment" is one of the attitudes that we strive to attain in the athletes and emphasize in our coaching.  When [...]

Do Away With the Mercy Rule?!?!

I read Jake Karton's post on the National Association of Youth Sports website where he advocates for doing away with the mercy rule in youth sports.  I was caught off guard that anyone would advocate for doing away with the mercy rule.  A Google search of 'mercy rule' actually comes up with a mix of positions [...]

Baseball – A Game for All Players

  I had the great opportunity last week to visit the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.  I recommend it for any baseball fan.  The game of baseball has such a rich history - and the Hall of Fame captures the heritage in a genuine way. While there, we came across this display: I [...]