Youth Sports

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4 Ways Sports Parents Fail Their Youth Athletes

"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. C...

Why There's No Such Thing as an 'Elite' Youth Athlete

Right this second, you can go online and find a list of the top basketball recruits for the class of 2028. It consists of the "best" basketball rec...

How Can Coaches Elicit Greater Effort From Their Players?

In sports, there's no substitute for great effort. It doesn't matter how talented you are—if you don't play hard, you won't win very often. Al...

The First Question Parents Should Ask Their Young Athletes After Every Game And Practice

Many modern sports parents take their child's athletic careers too seriously, too fast. The kid first begins playing the sport in an organized fash...

Is Early Specialization Beneficial for Young Soccer Players?

Early specialization is one of the hottest topics in youth sports, and for good reason. More often than not, kids who play soccer are rarely gettin...

Latest Videos in Youth Sports

Erik Phillips’ Youth Training Philosophy

Owner of SportXcel and S+C coach for the Phoenix Suns Erik Phillips discusses his training philosophy for younger athletes and how it coincides with his training for the pros.

Youth Invatational 2004

Me balling at Heathrow Youth invatational 2004, wrong date on footage, it says 2002