How to Deal With a Strongly Competitive Child

If you have an athlete in your family who loves his sport, loves to compete, and loves to win, you may feel unsure as a parent of how to handle his super-competitive spirit. Being strongly competitive means a kid plays hard, takes

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2022-04-27T13:07:09+00:00April 25, 2022|

Norway, Youth Sports and Olympic Success

Norway has a very different approach to youth sports. Thank you to Paul Waldie and The Globe and Mail for reminding us that we have a lot to learn from Norway.  Not because they crush it every Olympics, but because

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2022-03-09T13:38:02+00:00February 16, 2022|

Saving Our Kids From The Comparison Trap

While this post is from 2018, the content is still very relevant for 2021. Our friend in the UK Gordon MacLelland shares insight on parents’ sideline behavior. His organization Working With Parents in Sport (WWPIS) is a UK based company

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2021-07-16T23:51:00+00:00July 16, 2021|
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