Fun in Youth Sports

Do Your Kids Feel like Sports is a Job?

Ultimate Sports Parent Podcast

Interview With Kelly Gray For kids who feel pressured by parents or others, youth sports can feel like a job they don’t enjoy. That’s the word from Kelly Gray, a former professional soccer player who has worked with youth sports organizations for many years. He’s founder of Kelly Gray Sports … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Focus on Fun For Your Athletes, Not Scholarships

Focus on Fun For Your Athletes

Helping Kids Experience The Benefits of Youth Sports “If your overriding goal for youth sports is a Division I scholarship, you need to rethink your priorities,” said Larry Stone, a sports parent for 27 years in a recent column that appeared in the Seattle Times. “First of all, it’s probably … Read Sport Psychology Tip

Why Sports Should be Fun for Young Kids

Fun in Youth Sports

How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun? A sport parent asks: “My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today … Read Sport Psychology Tip