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Volume 4 Issue 8
August 2011

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Is Your Player at Risk?
What's Right With Youth Sports?
20 Critical Questions
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In this month's issue:
Is your player 1 in 400 who might be at risk for growth plate and ligament damage? Read below to find out. We've all heard horror stories about what's wrong with youth sports; CoachDeck President, Brian Gotta, discusses what's right. And, we highly recommend you play "20 Questions" by reading Dr. Chris Stankovich's brief but thought-provoking article, 20 Critical Parent Questions for Success in Youth Sports.

We're excited about our great sponsors. You'll want to be sure and check out the Right Response First Aid Kit Fundraiser opportunity as well as BusBank. Need to charter a bus to an event? Bus Bank has you covered! As you make plans for the fall and spring, let Jugs be your solution for pitching machines and nearly any other accessories your league might need. Ultimate Fundraising provides you with many options to meet small and large goals. Ready to hit wood this fall? Get the top-of-the-line at an affordable price from Old Hickory. And you can use that bat anywhere, in any weather if you pick up a Personal Pitcher Pro pitching machine - great for your garage or basement. No more excuses not to take BP! And analyze that swing with Elite Motion Coach slow motion training systems. Nothing will get your players to the next level faster!
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Is Your Player 1 in 400 at Risk for Injury?Dr. Axe

By The American Baseball Foundation

The American Baseball Foundation, under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Axe, has conducted thorough research on pitchers ranging in age from 8-14. Their findings are that, based on a pitcher's age and the distance or MPH he throws, 1 in 400 may be at risk for growth plate and ligament damage. To download the free PDF containing a chart by age as well as four tips for arm safety, click here.

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Brian Gotta

What's Right With Youth Sports?

By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

If you're like me, you may be tired of always hearing about the negatives associated with youth sports. Yes, we know, there are insane parents fighting on the sidelines, overzealous coaches screaming at kids who make mistakes. The list goes on. We all know there is plenty that has and will go wrong. But what's right with youth sports? Read Article

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Dr. Stankovich

20 Critical Parent Questions for Success in Youth Sports
by Dr. Chris Stankovich

These 20 questions will take only take a few minutes to read, but they may help you for a lifetime of communicating with and motivating your young athlete. Fantastic information that will help any parent improve. Read Article

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