From mascots to medals, here's how you can bring the spirit of the Olympic Games to your neighborhood.
A Sport for Every Kid
How to Find the Right Sport for a Child Who Isn't Athletic
While many awkward kids steer away from youth sports, they secretly want to play. They see sports as a way to fit in, and they often feel excluded because they don't participate.
How Moms Can Make Youth Sports Safer and More Fun
What serves mothers so well as sports parents is their natural protectiveness, along with their nurturing instinct, emotional openness, and their belief in the importance of fair play, cooperation, connectedness, inclusiveness and the value of doing one's best over winning and competition.
Is Sportsmanship Dead?
The Impact of Parents' Behavior on the Sidelines
- Causes of Parental Violence
- Curbing Bad Behavior
- Sport Parent Code of Conduct
- Keeping Sports Fun for Kids
- QUIZ: Are You a Bad Sport?
Good Sportsmanship for Children... and Parents
Be a good role model for your children. Children learn by example, so show them how to practice good sportsmanship by not always expecting to win.
What Makes a Great Coach?
A Parent’s Primer on Finding a Sports Mentor with the Right Stuff
- 4 Questions You Should Ask
- Keys to Good Coaching
- Winning: Is It Everything?
- Parent-Coach Interaction
Playing It Safe
How to Keep Your Young Athlete Injury-Free
Backyard Sports Camp
At-Home Exercises for Aspiring Athletes