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 … Continue reading Do Away With the Mercy Rule?!?!
Today I came across a youth recreational basketball league that required parents to read the National Standards for Youth Sports as part of signing their child up for the league. I was a little embarrassed with myself that I was not familiar with these national standards. What kind of youth recreational sports enthusiast am I, … Continue reading National Standards for Youth Sports