Parents are athletes’ biggest fans. Being a sport parent can be rewarding and challenging. Below are articles for parents to help make the most out of their child’s sport experience.
Including Individuals with Disabilities
Including and Coaching Individuals With Disabilities in Recreational Youth Sport Programs In community youth sport programs (vs. “travel ball”)...
NJ Little League Law
New Jersey's Little League Law (2A:62A-6 et. seq.) Provides partial civil immunity protection to volunteer athletic coaches, managers, or...
Will Sports Injure My Child?
These days it seems as though we are constantly hearing of physical injuries occurring with sport. Whether witnessing an injury live or hearing about it from others around us, the news often makes us take a step back and second guess whether the benefits of sport are worth the potential harm.
Preventing Psychological Choking in Youth Sport
What is choking? It is not simply losing a winnable game. Nor is it performing poorly on a newly learned skill, a phenomenon quite common in youth sports. It is performing significantly worse than expected given one’s skill level despite a desire for a superior performance in the presence of substantial incentives.
Growth and Development in Young Athletes
Childhood and adolescence is a time of change, not just in physical appearance, but also in physical performance and ability. Athletes, parents, and...
Guidelines for Supportive Parents
Guidelines For Supportive Parents: ARE YOU A SUPPORTIVE PARENT?
Protecting Victims Safe Sport Act
This bill amends the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to extend the duty to report suspected child abuse, including sexual abuse, to certain...