Your influence as an adult is something that should not be taken for granted. Young people are always observing your actions and attitudes. The way you behave has an impact on your team's development in a positive or negative way.
Proper arm care in youth and adolescent baseball/softball players is extremely important in maintaining long-term performance and health with the goal of keeping our kids arms healthy.
Sport can teach lessons that reach beyond the field of play, but its ability to do so depends on maintaining the bonds of trust, mentorship and mutual respect among teammates. Every member of the sport community, especially adult staff in positions of authority, can contribute to a sport environment free from abuse and misconduct.
TrueSport inspires athletes, coaches, parents and administrators to change the culture of youth sports through active engagement and thoughtful curriculum based on cornerstone lessons of sportsmanship, character-building, and clean and healthy performance, by creating leaders across communities through sport.
Creating a sense of trust and fun goes a long way towards encouraging mental wellness. It also creates a sense of community and encourages open lines of communication. The team that truly enjoys their time together is the team that can share their feelings.