Category Archives: COACHING ATHLETE SAFETY 1ST

APRIL IS PREVENT CHILD ABUSE MONTH. CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE ABUSE MIGHT BE THE LARGEST SUBGROUP

Teachers, Coaches and Supervisors of Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) Amateur Athletes appear to be the only teaching, coaching and supervision professions where conducting practices and games in dangerous environments and yelling, screaming, shaking a fist, wagging a crooked finger, threatening, crossing the line, excessively punishing, punching and sometimes seriously injuring Amateur Athletes are accepted […]

4 NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL ADVANTAGES FACILITATE ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Of course, there are many physical and mental factors that underpin excellent Athletic Performance, but the following 4 are essential Neurophysiologically. 1.     Fixed Superior Mindfulness (FSM) and Mentally Tough Athlete (MTA) Advantage Neural Patterns are organized in Neural Networks aka Neuronets. •“Each neuron (brain cell) holds an idea” •each Network (Neuronet) of neurons holds summation […]

SPORTS RECREATION AND EXERCISE WILL ENHANCE A PROGRESSIVE SOCIETY

Positive, Constructive Childhood Experiences in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) will contribute to a Progressive Human Society. To begin, a very disappointing report about education has emerged. U.S. Children’s education has moved from #1 to #13 to #16 in the world depending on reference. “The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) conducts research to learn more […]

CONGRATULATIONS KHSAA NCHSAA

Congratulations North Carolina and Kentucky (KHSAA) High Athletic Associations (NCHSAA). North Carolina and Kentucky are the safest states to play high school sports the Korey Stringer Institute study reveals. “The Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) is a not-for-profit organization housed at the University of Connecticut (Uconn) dedicated to the prevention of sudden death in sports, with […]

GREAT COACHES AND PARENTS

Great Coaches and Great Parents are similar. Both can dramatically influence the lives of children and youth. Both are teachers, guide, counselor, sponsor, advisor, and role models. Both teach children the values of life and living. Both can mentor a child into becoming a star, role model and a hero for many generations. Great Coaches […]

HOW TO PREVENT COACHING NEGLIGENCE

“Coaches at all levels have traditionally assumed a special role in the lives of athletes and success of teams. In the past, winning coaches achieved results employing techniques that could legally be considered ‘wanton’ or ‘grossly negligent’ in any other context.” “In 2015, because of a number of social and economic factors, the explosion of […]

IVY LEAGUE FOOTBALL ENDS SPRING PRACTICE FULL CONTACT

How dumb are lingering injuries that begin in Spring Football Practice and impair peak performance in the the Fall? “The finding of a spring practice injury rate that is almost 3X times higher than the fall football practice injury rate raises concern about why student-athletes appear to be at significantly higher risk for injury in […]

EXCESSIVE SPORTS TRAINING CAN BE DANGEROUS

An obsession with sport could be dangerous – and hide something else “ONE OF THE country’s top sport psychologists has warned about the dangers of striving for elitism in sport.” “Tadhg MacIntyre, a psychology lecturer at the University of Limerick Sports and Exercise Department who consults with the Munster Rugby team said there are real […]