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How Is Concussion Awareness Affecting Youth Sports?

By Eric Braun When I was a kid, I’m pretty sure that my coaches did not have to take online concussion training, and not just because there was no such thing as online. If we got hurt, we were usually … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Use the Character in Sports Jar

By Eric Braun Free Spirit’s Character in Sports jar includes three kinds of cards: “Words of Character” cards have quotes about character by athletes; “Make a Difference” cards give ideas for building and showing your good character; and “Great Character” … Continue reading

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A Deeper Kind of Safety

by Brad Herzog, author of the Count On Me: Sports series April is Youth Sports Safety Month, so there will be the usual conversation about physical precautions on and around the athletic fields. Stretch. Stay hydrated. Wear a helmet. Beware of … Continue reading

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