Family & Kids

Foundational Training for Youth Athletes: Are You Doing It?

Just like in any good Montessori program, coaches of youth athletes need to build the foundations before the high-level skill work.

Tips for Helping Teens Balance School and Sport

By identifying time-saving tips and techniques and strategies, the student athlete can succeed academically, as well as athletically.

Fight for the Right to Recess: 3 Reasons Kids Need Break Time

Many schools are shortening recess or even eliminating it altogether. Here are some reasons that's a bad idea.

8 Keys to Back-to-School Fitness Success

It's time for packing lunches, carpool, and homework. Here are some tips for surviving the hectic school season with your fitness intact.

Using Youth Psychology to Your Advantage

Teach children weightlifting while they are in their early fearless stage and you will watch them become quickly accustomed to the lifts.

The Best No-Equipment Upper Body Exercises For Children

Here are some ideas for combining exercises to create safe, effective upper body workouts for kids.

The A to Z of Family Fun in the Sun

Including the entire family in your fitness program may be just what you need to revitalize your training plan.

The Life-or-Death Reason Kids Need to Learn to Fail

These days, kids are told that they are good enough no matter what. But they aren’t. Our kids are failing at school and failing at health and wellness.

Yoga Is the Answer to the Problems Children Face Today

Yoga and mindfulness practices at a young age can benefit youth behavior, focus, attention span, and embodiment.

Plan for the Unplanned: How to Write a Program for Youth Athletes

It's all too easy to write the perfect session, only to wind up coaching kids who don't want to engage with your program today.

The Pivotal Role of Attitude in Youth Sports Performance

What can reveal the most about an athlete, can make or break a game, and can reach viral status? That’s right. Attitude.

The Worst Thing You Can Say to a Child Athlete

The words you say to kids make an impact, and this one phrase can put shackles on them that are hard to remove.

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