Four-time Olympic medalist Angela Ruggiero says she owes everything to
her parents, whose support, not just in making sure she got all the
equipment she needed and to practice but ate the right kind of food, was
a key to her athletic success.
One way parents and coaches can help a child realize their full
athletic potential, says four-time Olympic medalist Angela Ruggiero, is to
explain what they may be able to achieve by setting goals and working
The overlap between youth sports seasons is only getting worse and the degree to which kids are specializing at ever-earlier ages in a single sport is a troubling trend in youth sports, says one longtime baseball coach and author.
Looking for a way to keep your kids' sports goggles from fogging? While there are lots of anti-fogging products on the market,
says optometrist Noah Shriber, the best one may already be in your shower.
The way to measure success in sports, argues Wheelock College Director of Athletics Diana Cutaia, is by whether team and individual goals have been achieved and how well athletes respond to adversity, mistakes, and failure.