Blog Posts - Coaches



What Does Your Child’s VICTORY Look Like?

Sometimes there is victory in just finishing. When I talk in this video about working through the pain, I’m also referring to the emotional stress. Sometimes that hurts more than the physical.  ...
by jbmthinks on Dec 16, 2016

Why Keeping the Fun in Youth Sports is So Important

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. The idea of “hard work’ gets a lot of attention. We teach our kids that if they are not willing to work hard for something, then they will not trul...
by jbmthinks on Dec 9, 2016

Humsafar Express : Suresh Prabhu Unveiled All AC-3 Tier Train

Today Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled new train Humsafar Express in Indian Railway. Humsafar Express is a completely AC-3 Tier train which Suresh Prabhu promised in Railway Budget 2016. The new train in Indian railway packs of complete comfor...

5 Unique Gifts for Coaches This Holiday

Finding just the right gift for coaches is always a challenge. As a coach’s wife for 29 years, I think I saw just about every gift possible for a coach. But I decided to do a little digging and come up with some creative ideas. Here are 5 uniqu...
by jbmthinks on Dec 5, 2016

Why is it so Important for Your Child to Learn to Fight For Himself?

Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will...
by jbmthinks on Dec 2, 2016

ALL STAR SERIES Sports Parenting Podcast Begins with a Discussion on Travel Sports

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Welcome to my All Star Podcasting Series! Episode #1 This 10-week series features 10 indepth podcast discussions with some of my best past podcast guests. In my other podcasts, we touched on some of...
by jbmthinks on Sep 5, 2016

Singing Classes – Vocal Lessons – Voice Lessons – Superior Singing Method Download

Superior Singing Method, Master How To Sing Appropriately and Take Your Voice to The Next Level – A Detailed Vocal Training Program That Guarantees to Enhance Your Voice – With a Vocal Training HD Videos and Downloadable Audio Exercises W...
by Juicy Marketplace on Sep 3, 2016

5 Habits That will Guarantee Your Child Has an Awesome Youth Sports Season

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly.   How’s your child’s you...
by jbmthinks on Sep 2, 2016

My Non pie-in-the-sky answer for “What’s it gonna take to change youth sports?”

Great question by a parent: what can we really do to change the culture of youth sports? Can anything be done to turn things around?   As a sports parent who is trying to give your child a positive youth sports experience, are you running into a...
by jbmthinks on Aug 31, 2016

The ABCs of Youth Sports Tryouts

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly.   Youth sports tryouts take a toll o...
by jbmthinks on Aug 26, 2016

What do you do when your child’s coach isn’t doing a lot of coaching?

“My child’s coach doesn’t do much coaching… what do I do?” Here’s how I answered that parent’s questions: Learn More About How You Can be a Sticky Sports Parent!
by jbmthinks on Aug 17, 2016

Don’t Fall for these 10 Youth Sports Myths

Remember how youth sports was when you were a kid? It seems like the experience was a less complicated. Unfortunately, today’s youth sports experience is not so cut and dry as it was when kids were just in it for the pure enjoyment of the game.
by jbmthinks on Aug 15, 2016

8 Steps to Seamless Youth Sports Fundraising

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. It’s back-to-school time! And one o...
by jbmthinks on Aug 12, 2016

How to Deal With The Drama

Tired of drama in youth sports? This is the best way I can think of to handle it…   Click Here to Learn How to Be a STICKY Sports Parent!
by jbmthinks on Aug 5, 2016

10 Best Pre-Game Snacks for Your Young Athlete

This post is sponsored by Come Ready Nutrition, a company that offers great tasting sports nutrition products for athletes, including great pre-game snacks. Sometimes it’s all you can do to get your child out the door with all of his equipment...
by jbmthinks on Jul 29, 2016

How to Handle Playing Time Conflicts

One sports parent recently asked me, “How do I talk to my child’s coach at the beginning of the season about playing time issues that are already happening?” Get ready for a new season of sports! Order your copy now!
by jbmthinks on Jul 22, 2016

How You Can Coach Your Child to Be an Overcomer

When your child is going through a rough season, you can talk to him until you are blue in the face and still may not feel like he is listening to what you are saying. Unfortunately, our kids can become immune to our encouragements and pep talks and...
by jbmthinks on Jul 20, 2016

4 Ways Your Athlete Knows You are In His Corner

You may pay the bills, drive the car, and clean the uniform, but does your athlete really know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that you are in his corner? We recently lost one of boxing’s greatest, Muhammad Ali. His name is known world-wide. But y...
by jbmthinks on Jul 18, 2016

Sports Parenting Podcast: Give Your Athlete the Physical Advantage

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Bryan Schwebke of ParamountperformancePT.com. Bryan is the founder and owner of Paramount Performance, a physical therapy, performance training and consulting pract...
by jbmthinks on Jul 11, 2016

When Should Your Older Athlete Focus On One Sport?

The debate about specialization is old ground, yet some parents–as this one who asked me–still wonder, if my child really loves one sport, when is it okay for him/her to focus on only that sport?   Get Your Habits On!
by jbmthinks on Jul 8, 2016


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