Coaching Mental Toughness in Youth Sports Mental toughness is a phrase that is thrown around a lot in sport and competition. Athletes demonstrate mental toughness coming back from an injury or battling back for a come-from-behind win.
I want to start out by saying that I do not hate flag football. I’ve coached spring flag football for almost as long as I have coached tackle youth football.
Youth Football Online attended the Save Youth Football Rally in Boston (4-16-19). The rally lasted roughly three hours and they had a great turn out.
Coaching youth football is a fun, challenging, and an absolute amazing experience. Seeing kids progress throughout the season as football players & individuals is the most satisfying element.
One of the best parts about football, and sports in general, is the learning that takes place. This sport teaches young men the merit of hard work, the ability to sacrifice for a greater good, and how to overcome adversity.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the newly redesigned Youth Football Online.com website.
In February of 2018, a legislative measure AB 2108 (the Safe Youth Football Act- California) was created, but failed to be submitted to the committee for consideration because of the efforts of the Save Youth Football Coalition (Save Youth Football California). Heading into 2019, make no mistake, youth football is still under attack.
Season Overview The 2018 season was the most memorable season of my coaching career. This was without a doubt my best season to date.
Who was the most impactful leader you have ever known? Was it your high school coach, a supervisor or a parent?
Naturally, parents have high expectations of their kids, as a youth football coach you will need to educate parents on their kids realistic and attainable goals. Coaches also need to ensure parents are informed with a parents code of conduct, a written document signed or acknowledged by each parent.
We recently visited Vienna, Austria to conduct a youth football camp and our experience was a certainly a memorable one. Being involved in all aspects of the camp, we had a front row view of how the game is evolving in Europe.
This past weekend Youth Football Online flew out to Austria for our first ever international youth football camp. We partnered with the Jr Tigers Youth Football Organization who are based in Vienna, Austria (ages 6-15).
Why Youth Football Shouldn’t be Banned- Coach Rick Mantz How do you feel about the measure A3760 which would prohibit children under age 12 from participating in tackle football? I am concerned and disappointed.
Why Youth Football SHOULDN’T be Banned-Coach Marcus Borden How do you feel about the measure A3760 which would prohibit children under age 12 from participating in tackle football? First, I would like to say that politicians should limit their involvement in trying to pass legislation that affects parents making their own decisions regarding their child’s […]
Throughout my life I think I may have played every sport available in the midwest. From soccer, to wrestling, to tennis, to travel basketball, to rugby, to cross county I played, and loved everyone of them.