10 Ingredients for the Hyde Antidote

Having just returned from a weekend lacrosse tournament in Asheville, NC, rabid and obnoxious sports parents are imprinted on my mind.

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You know the type . . . the parents who . . .

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The Heart of a Champion

[THIS IS A MESSAGE WRITTEN BY MY 15-YEAR-OLD SON FOR INSPIRATION FOR HIS FOOTBALL TEAM; PHOTO CREDITS-CHRIS RAYNOLDS]

Champions are not made in gyms; they are not built or molded by scientists.

Champions are made from something they have deep inside them . . .

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The Darwinian Mind of the Youth Sport Blind

I anticipate this being a controversial post, but I gotta say it anyway; it’s been burning a hole in me for years:

Youth recreational sports should be focused on

fun,

teaching,

skill development,

and

experience,

not winning.

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