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Life Skills Through Youth Sport: Be Their Champion

By Kylee Ault
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Simply playing a sport does not guarantee kids can fully maximize the opportunity to learn life skills through sport – just as simply sitting in a classroom does not teach a child math. We must purposefully create an experience that facilitates their growth and practice of life skills, such as emotional control, work ethic, and goal setting. Read more on how to be their champion.

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Easing the Transition for Retiring Collegiate Student-Athletes

By Julia N. Cawthra
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When an athlete leaves sport, whether the exit is chosen or unpredicted, there is an adjustment in the way they define who they are. How can we help college athletes transition to the next stage of their life? Retiring from sport can be thought of like the first time on a rigorous hike. You might be nervous, but you are capable of more than you know.

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