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Managing Tryout Stress for Parents and Players

We want to help parents and players through the Tryout season - a notoriously difficult period in the Soccer season. A while ago, Skye and Stu Singer sat down to talk about managing stress

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A Focus on Behavior

When I think of sport, I think of the values it instills in all of us. Soccer allows everyone who plays the opportunity to realize their full potential on the field and learn incredible characteristics

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A Winning Introduction to Soccer for 4-8 Year Olds – Webinar Recap

Thanks to nearly 250 of you who joined us for our latest webinar with two coaching experts - Nick Levett of UK Coaching, and Pammie Sichangwa of Sting Soccer Club. We discussed coaching tips, advice for

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Taking the Stress Out of Youth Sports for Parents!

Being a sports parent is rewarding in so many ways but as with most things, there are two sides to the sports story!  The grind of coordinating logistics to get your athletes to practices, washing

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Lessons From the Parking Lot

Sure, soccer parents get a bad rap for their sideline behavior, but wait until you see them in the wild. Welcome to the parking lot. The air is heavy with whining, impatience, hanger, nerves, and failed

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Thank You, Mom and Pop

Twice in the past month I’ve had someone ask me: “Was it Nature or Nurture”? First, in the podcast interview I did with the Topodium Group: Winning the Podium, Chris Sharman asked me about my entrepreneur

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Driving is the New Dinner!

I’m not sure who we have to thank for putting The Family Dinner on an Everest-sized pedestal, but I’ve got a club soccer schedule I’d like to show them. Sure, having the whole family sitting

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How To Survive Your Kid’s Game-Time Injuries

Nothing prepared me for watching my kids get hurt playing sports. Before they became actual athletes on actual teams, they brought me a daily dose of couch-hopping contusions, bookshelf-scaling scratches,

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Webinar Highlights: Survival Guide for Sports Parents

Alan Stein, Jr.Author, The Sideline: Survival Guide for Youth Sports Parentsalan@alansteinjr.com | @AlanSteinJr-Alan Stein, Jr.'s new book is packed with practical advice no matter what level of the game

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3 Ways You Win When Your Kid’s Sport Runs Your Life

You may hear that youth sports are bad for kids, families, pets, friends, finances, and free time. But let me tell you who’s cashing in big. Me. Thanks to my kids’ soccer schedules, I can’t spend

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