Best Advice For Coaches When Dealing With Trash TalkingTrash talk, despite how it is depicted in the the movies and in television shows, is not funny, let alone appropriate behavior, especially at a kid's sporting event. It is rude, it is hurtful and it is an example of bad sportsmanship. Trash talk also usually sparks an equal reaction from the other side, and such a situation can quickly escalate into a very bad situation. Coaches are or should be the "first responders" in such cases. Here are a few simple words of advice to help coaches in dealing with trash talk - regardless of where it comes from.
Youth Sports Safety Action Plan Proposed To LawmakersNot surprisingly, we’ve learned that school sports aren’t always fun. Fortunately, the Youth Sports Safety Alliance has proposed some major safety changes.