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Hustle & Attitude · 2W ago

The Today Show and Youth Sports

Bless my wife’s heart, she is always thinking of me.  She records the Today show since she has to be at work early enough that she can’t watch the show.  She noticed last week that the Today...
Hustle & Attitude · 3W ago

‘Old School’ Coaching

I revisited a tweet from our friends at Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and it got my angst up.  Back in September, PCA tweeted about being mentioned in a San Diego Times Union Tribune arti...
Hustle & Attitude · 1M ago

Praising Young Athletes – It’s About the Effort

I recently read good advice on the do’s and don’ts of praising children in the Dayton Daily News.  Dr. Greg Ramey, the executive director of Dayton Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Center for...
Hustle & Attitude · 1M ago

I LOVE the idea of Rookie Tackle Football

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 pro...
Hustle & Attitude · 1M ago

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 r...
Hustle & Attitude · 2M ago

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 as...
Hustle & Attitude · 2M ago

Are Youth Football Groups Doing Enough to Protect Kids From Injury? – InsideSources

Interesting piece from Thayne Munce about youth football. http://www.insidesources.com/youth-football-groups-enough-protect-kids-injury/  He asserts that youth football is doing enough when ...
Hustle & Attitude · 2M ago

Is Your Child Ready for Travel/Select Sports?

The good people at League Network offered four criteria for parents to evaluate in determining if their child is ready for travel/select sports.  Although the Hustle & Attitude philosophy is...
Hustle & Attitude · 2M ago

How Do Youth Sports Coaches Define a Successful Season?

Last month I held Hustle & Attitude coaching clinics for the Flag Football Fanatics leagues in the Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton areas.  This time around, I tried a new software applicati...
Hustle & Attitude · 2M ago

Kids Sports, Inc.

I don’t think it was a coincidence that the same week of the Project Play Summit (see my summary here), there was a Time magazine cover story on youth sports.  Sean Gregory does a nice job o...