All posts by Coach Jim

Parent myths, and real truths, about physical literacy

Parent myths, and real truths, about physical literacy
March 17, 2016 No Comments »

Debunking some common fallacies Read More »

Does your kid suck?

Does your kid suck?
September 1, 2015 7 Comments »

How to deal with what's real Read More »

Does your child want to give up? Cultivate a growth mindset

Does your child want to give up? Cultivate a growth mindset
December 10, 2014 2 Comments »

Hard work and determination are more important than raw talent Read More »

6 steps to teaching sportsmanship to kids

6 steps to teaching sportsmanship to kids
October 27, 2014 No Comments »

It all starts with the behaviour of adult role models Read More »

Children are not robots, and play is not boot camp

Children are not robots, and play is not boot camp
September 10, 2014 No Comments »

Make an authentic human connection with your child and anything is possible Read More »

8 reasons parents should play with their kids

8 reasons parents should play with their kids
August 25, 2014 No Comments »

It's one of the greatest gifts of being alive Read More »

How to deal with a bully coach

How to deal with a bully coach
June 18, 2014 No Comments »

There's no benefit to your child for 'toughing it out' Read More »

Video on children’s soccer says everything about what’s wrong and what’s right

Video on children’s soccer says everything about what’s wrong and what’s right
January 13, 2014 No Comments »

As Lionel Messi said: "Soccer is a game to have fun" Read More »

6 things – and 6 words – to say to your kids

6 things – and 6 words – to say to your kids
October 14, 2013 No Comments »

Offer encouragement and let them know you love them regardless of the score Read More »