Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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5 ways to get coaches and parents on the same side

Both parties can work together to help athletes be successful

7 things parents can do at the end of a race season

The conclusion of the ski season can be a time of excitement, relief, and suffering for parents.

Overcoming fear of failure: Part 4

Children become the messages they receive the most.

The Truth about Helmets

Are the new FIS standards making ski racing any safer in the U.S.?

Is praise bad for young ski racers?

Too much praise of any sort can be unhealthy.

Backshop: 5 Mistakes You’re Making with Boots

Bootfitting pros tell juniors and parents what they are doing wrong and how to make it right.

Two more reasons why your kids should ski race

Ski team activities give our family a sense of belonging and connectedness that can’t be readily reproduced anywhere else in our lives.

New survey reveals US decline in sportsmanship

Parents and coaches nationwide identify a decline in sportsmanship, but is it evident in our snow sports?

Make mental training an off-season priority

Physical conditioning and on-snow training in the off-season should be accompanied by an equally rigorous mental training program.

Racer Next: Parental guidance suggested

As unglamorous and unsung as they sound, supporting roles are among the toughest and most important.

Racer Next: Timing isn’t everything

Live-Timing has its benefits and drawbacks. Are you overinvested in your children's race results?

Results matter: But to get them, ignore them

There are a lot of misconceptions about the role of results in achieving ski racing goals.
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