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How Often Should You Have Private Lessons?

How Often Should You Have Private Lessons?

With youth sports being the key ticket to athletic stardom and riches, early specialization is one of the hottest topics of discussion these days. ┬áYou’ve seen plenty of articles about the negatives of specialization at young ages. ┬áIf you haven’t…

How Has Elite Club and Travel Sports Affected the Family?

How Has Elite Club and Travel Sports Affected the Family?

A few weeks ago, my friend Rich Trujillo asked me what has travel ball done to the family? ┬áRich just retired this last year as the head softball coach at La Mirada High School, where he had been at the…

Calling all coaches! I want to hear from you.

Calling all coaches!  I want to hear from you.

I’m currently writing a book about what it takes to become a successful coach. ┬áOne of the chapters will be about having a purpose or motivation to coach. ┬áI would like to get your feedback about what your purpose, your…

Rob Wigod, Commissioner of Athletics for CIF Southern Section

Rob Wigod, Commissioner of Athletics for CIF Southern Section

This week’s guest on Kidz “n” Sports is Rob Wigod, Commissioner of Athletics for the CIF-Southern Section. ┬áRob has 23 areas of responsibility under his umbrella as Commissioner. ┬áYou can view these areas by clicking here. While the CIF is…

The Path to an Athletic Scholarship: Do we need travel and club sports?

Travel softball, travel baseball, club volleyball and basketball, aquatic sports and others:┬á how important are these programs for student athletes who want to play in college?┬á If you have had any serious conversation with youth sports or high school parents,…