I find the description of a new version of youth tackle football – Rookie Tackle – outlined in a recent Washington Post article very encouraging. This version sponsored by USA Football provides a developmental path to full 11-on-11 tackle football on a 100-yard field that is similar to the path for youth baseball (i.e. T-ballContinue reading “I LOVE the idea of Rookie Tackle Football”
Monthly Archives: October 2017
Junior Baseball Magazine; a Nice Resource with a Bad Cover Story
While looking for another book last weekend, I came across Junior Baseball magazine. I didn’t realize there was such a thing, so of course I bought it. My impression is that it is a nice resource for youth baseball players and parents. However, the cover story for the current issue gives me pause.First, the niceContinue reading “Junior Baseball Magazine; a Nice Resource with a Bad Cover Story”
Youth Parent Goal for Kids; Joy or Victory?
I came across a well-written post on the Independent Coach Education blog that asks youth sports parents what are the goals for their children who participate in youth sports. The authors ask if there is a choice besides pursuing either the performance agenda or the participation agenda. I think they nail the concern with respectContinue reading “Youth Parent Goal for Kids; Joy or Victory?”