Whether its girls being mean or boys getting carried away, children need to be guided back into a more positive mode of play. We take care not to normalize antisocial play through parental inaction.
One reason why is that parents are struggling to overcome their fears. Child safety is foremost in our minds, and mostly with good reason. Many neighborhoods are unsafe.
It’s Levy’s biggest challenge: to force her hyper-trained, over-taught players to think on their feet, to play creatively. She spends hours designing and redesigning her practices to address this deficiency head-on.
Whole Child Sports co-founder Luis Fernando Llosa interviews Manhattan DA Cy Vance for the Aspen Institute’s 2018 Project Play Summit at The Knight Foundation Washington, D.C.
We’ve known for a long time that the youth sports environment is toxic. You hear the news stories – in Colorado this summer, for example, a brawl broke out amongst parents following a baseball game for 10-year-olds.
Danny Almonte was the star of the 2001 Little League World Series. In three games, the lanky, fireballing pitcher from the Bronx gave up three hits, one run (unearned) and struck out 62 of the 72 batters he faced.
This post is also available in: Español Is there anything a parent can do from the sidelines to help a child play a better game? We’ve all read about parents who yell and get into fights at their children’s games. […]
The point of kids playing sports, says youth sports consultant and dad/coach Luis Fernando Llosa, is to have fun and get exercise. End of story.
This post is also available in: EspañolAmerica’s children are being robbed of their childhood. It’s as simple as that. Play used to be the way we discovered ourselves and explored the world around us. Perhaps it was at a sandlot, […]
Corey Gahan was a champion in-line skater at 13. Then his dad put him on a regimen of steroids and HgH.
SI’s Luis Fernando Llosa and L. Jon Wertheim, on the scene for the Florida raids, continue to report on the ongoing investigation that promises to rock sports
Operation Gear Grinder shut down a flourishing drug business in a BALCO-scale investigation of major steroid trafficking
Fleeing Venezuela for a better life and a chance to pursue his dream, Jhonattan Vegas found happiness in Texas, thanks to a far-reaching support group that has been with him every step of his journey.
On a midsummer day in 2007, as the young Argentine golfer Andres Romero boarded a hotel elevator in Akron, Ohio, an unexpected passenger trailed him in.
This post is also available in: EspañolAntonio Margarito was finishing his third set of abdominal crunches on a breezy evening in late April when he was told of the confrontation unfolding on the street outside the Gimnasio Azteca. The newly […]
Born a survivor, Valero wants to test his skills against Pacquiao