Creating Engagement in Youth Sports

Part IV — Interesting and Challenging is a Key Feature In our previous post, we discussed two features (Goals and Feedback) that video games have which create engagement and excite players. The third feature that is different between video games and youth practice environments is that video games are interesting and challenging. Regardless of what game you play,... Continue Reading →

Teaching Kids to Love the Game

“You can’t fill a cup that is already full; likewise, you can’t pour from an empty cup either” The two main problems that I often encounter in relation to youth practices, especially, at the under 12 level are: Kids don’t seem to be engaged and attentive to the coaches; andThe skills being practiced seldom transfer... Continue Reading →

Measure to Improve

Something that I personally have been struggling with lately is the concept of becoming a better person, a better coach, and a better leader. I've consistently been reflecting and actively trying to get rid of what I consider negative habits whilst adding positive habits into my lifestyle. This has been challenging for me as I... Continue Reading →

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