7 Ways to Prevent Common Youth Sports Injuries

Posted on March 21, 2019 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

There is no doubt that kids and teens today are playing sports harder and with more intensity than ever before. What used to be a baseball game in the empty lot behind the grocery store played on weekends is now a structured, statewide or even nation-wide competition played year-round. The more time our kids spend […]

A new nickname sports parents should give their kids

Posted on December 12, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

This article was originally published here. Professional athletes seem to reach a sort of pinnacle in their careers when they receive a nickname. Sometimes these monikers are simple — A-Rod, Air Jordan, A.I. Other times, they actually transcend their greatness, such as “Sweetness” (Walter Payton) or Mr. October (Reggie Jackson). So, when you hear the […]

MOST SPORT PARENTS MAKE THIS DANGEROUS MISTAKE

Posted on November 26, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

Sport Parents Make This Mistake And It’s Dangerous.  This is not a click-bait title, this post is about stopping this mistake that can literally save your young athlete! But, parents make this mistake all of the time. Albert Jennings was one of the top youth golfers in the entire nation before his 15th birthday. He won 90% of the tournaments […]

THE TROUBLE WITH YOUTH ATHLETES TODAY

Posted on September 14, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

“The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the […]

10 REMINDERS IF YOU’RE A STRESSED OUT PARENT OF AN ATHLETE

Posted on September 14, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

1) They Are NOT Going To Be A Professional Athlete. Along the way, somebody has told you that your kid has talent and that became a drug. In fact, 26% of parents believed that their kid could play professional sports! Twenty Six Percent!! The number is so absurd that it only allows one conclusion, “Who told you […]

4 REASONS TO SAVE THE ENDANGERED ATHLETE…

Posted on September 14, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

The Bison once roamed North America and met the needs of an entire population of indigenous people. However, The bison merely became a creature for it’s hide and almost became extinct. Once as many as 60 million bison roamed and was limited down to only 300 total in 1900. Thankfully, the numbers have returned to over 400,000. […]

Save Your Kid When You Remember This One Mental Toughness Tip

Posted on September 14, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

Remember that one player as a youth who somehow had a beard? Typically the best athletes at younger ages are the biggest and the most physically developed. So, won’t the best 12-year-olds in the nation will be the best professionals, and major champion winners, olympic medalists and so on? It rarely happens, because of the […]

SPORTS PARENTS: 6 WAYS YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG…

Posted on September 14, 2018 by fuelvmadmin. Categories: Articles.

I love my kids more than anything. So, I get it, how they perform is important to me. But their performance is not a reflection of my parenting, just a shadow. The most important elements of youth sports is passion- a love for their sport! Each of the following recommendation is related to nurturing their own passion. […]