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May 14th 2014:The Dreaded Ride Home, Popular Myths of Youth Sports

We as parents of young athletes want what will help them become the best player they can possibly be. In our quest to help them, we often do more harm than good. Have you ever discussed the game just played by your child as you drive home? In that conversation, have you ever criticize a coach’s decision, another player’s performance, or your own kid’s performance? I have, and the conversation ends bad, despite our best intensions. Why is the ride home the worst time to have that conversation? Join John O’Sullivan from Changing the Game Project as he and I discuss the ride home and the fol

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John O’Sullivan

John O’Sullivan is the Founder of the Changing the Game Project, an initiative to educate parents, coaches and athletes about the positive benefits of youth athletics, and the need to remove adult priorities and values from our children’s’ sports. He is the author of the national bestselling book Changing the Game: The Parents Guide to Raising Happy, High-Performing Athletes and Giving Youth Sports Back to Our Kids, and his writing has been featured by the Huffington Post, Soccer America Magazine, and The Soccer Wire. He travels and speaks internationally to schools and youth sports organizations about developing more competitive, high-achieving athletes by building “player-first” environmen
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