Tips + Q&A

4 tips to control screen time

4 tips to control screen time
December 24, 2012 2 Comments »

Teach your children a ‘token’ system that they can use to redeem time with TV and video games Read More »

My 10-year-old won’t settle on one sport

My 10-year-old won’t settle on one sport
October 30, 2012 No Comments »

Is it okay for a child to keep switching up their activity of choice Read More »

Little Book of Talent videos help your kid develop skills in everything

Little Book of Talent videos help your kid develop skills in everything
October 9, 2012 No Comments »

Short videos from author Daniel Coyle provide great tips on how to improve skills Read More »

My child wants to quit

My child wants to quit
September 25, 2012 2 Comments »

What to do if a kid wants to quit in the middle of a season Read More »

Six-year-old invited for select hockey

Six-year-old invited for select hockey
August 28, 2012 2 Comments »

A reader asks if it's a good idea for young kids to be on the ice 4 times a week Read More »

Does playing other sports make my child better at baseball?

Does playing other sports make my child better at baseball?
August 18, 2012 No Comments »

Q: How does participating in a variety of activities help my 8-year-old become a better baseball player? By playing lacrosse they learn to run fast, as well as track an object in the air. That will help with hitting and base ... Read More »

My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?

My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?
August 17, 2012 No Comments »

Q. My 8-year-old son plays hockey and the coach says he has a special talent. He scores a lot of goals and he is one of the stronger players. Given how much he loves the game, should I register him ... Read More »

How do I help my child become an elite athlete?

How do I help my child become an elite athlete?
August 6, 2012 No Comments »

Q: How do I help my child become an elite athlete? It starts with you deciding to insist on properly designed sport and activity programs for your child. When kids learn the right thing at the right time and in the ... Read More »

Should I enrol my 6-year-old in summer hockey?

Should I enrol my 6-year-old in summer hockey?
July 16, 2012 No Comments »

Even a young Wayne Gretzky knew that he needed to take a break from hockey at the end of a season Read More »

Why do children quit playing sports?

Why do children quit playing sports?
July 9, 2012 No Comments »

Q: Why do children quit playing sports? The main reason children say they quit is because they don’t have the skills to play. They feel “useless” or “pathetic”. They get laughed at or harshly criticized. You can prevent that from ... Read More »