Listen to Coach Tom Newell on topics of sports, family, and coaching.
Tom Newell reports from China, coaching the Jilin Northeast Tigers in the Chinese Basketball Association. This is his first podcast describing his experiences with his new team, Chinese people, and culture.
Scott Rerucha from the Legacy Group discusses his company's work to build legacies, their sponsorship of "For the Love of the Game", and what we might learn from the exhibition on June 16th.
Patrick Leonard from Qwizdom joins us to explain their technology for classrooms and events. The "For the Love of the Game" exhibition on June 16th will use Qwizdom interactive remotes to get feedback from the audience throughout the game.
Tom Newell and Guy Perry talk with former Sonics Coach Bob Hill about his Family SportsLife growing up, the challenges and differences in coaching versus playing the game, how teaching has changed in the pros, and advice for parents of young people.
Already this year we've seen several ugly instances where parents lose their sanity and take matters into his own hands--impacting their family sports life FOREVER. Does watching your son or daughter playing competitive sports make you anxious? Imagine if there is no score, would you have the same feelings and reactions? You need to listen to this podcast for parents that are "Over the Top."
Our guest today is Jim Kubacki, co-founder of College Camp Advantage. This 4-day program helps a student demystify the process of college applications, take the pressure off, develop a plan, and focus on the things that you can control. Tom and Guy discuss the template and process with Jim and offer tips that are valuable for high school students preparing for college.
For those in the Seattle area, College Camp Advantage is 7/23/2007 through 7/26/2007. There is room for 25-30 students.
As spring sports begin, Coach Newell and Coach Perry talk about the transition and issues that coaches, parents, and players face: a different coaching model, player's lack of confidence, the intimidation factor, and even getting shoe size right.
As we start spring and summer sports, Coach Tom Newell and Coach Guy Perry give practice reminders for new coaches or for a new season.
Tom discusses those "combustible fuels" that weigh you down and can explode, how to overcome, develop "the athlete's mind" and rise to the occasion. This template is something Coach Newell has used for both high school and intercollegiate athletes.
Following up on podcast #11, Coach Tom Newell and Coach Guy Perry have suggestions on how to deal if you are a target or victim or comments on Facebook or MySpace.com.
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how blogging on Facebook or MySpace.com impacts trust and team. Tom invents a new
word, Scriptassinateâ„¢, meaning assassination by writing words of hate on the internet.
On to State where it's "One and Done". Tom Newell and Guy Perry will explore the anxieties of post-season for parents, coaches, and players. (Also see, Podcast #2, "Fans in the Stands".)
Coach Guy Perry and Coach Tom Newell talk about the negative impacts of holding AAU and Select Team tryouts immediately only days after the end of the season. Huge expectations can color an otherwise successful season, teams that make the state playoffs are penalized with immediate tryouts, and the lack of break can lead to kids leaving the sport. This episode follows up on podcasts #4 and #5, which look at the costs and benefit of these programs and provides some criteria for choosing a AAU or Select Team program.
Coach Tom talks with Mikey who has to work hard to stay connected with his son and daughter's sports lives despite being divorced and being separated by long distances.
We expect officials to be perfect, but that's not possible in a game that is already a game of mistakes. Coach Tom Newell and Coach Guy Perry discuss officiating, describe how to use humor in dealing with officials, and suggest parents and coaches be required to offficate.
Coach Tom Newell discusses how to prepare before tryouts, the need to stay flexibile with assignments, and how to deal with being cut. Tom also discusses parental expectations and responsibilities, how to deal with a bad experience, and alternatives to the expenses of a travel team.
MySpace, cell phones and video games, parental overcommitment, focus on games and scrimmages versus individual instruction...
Coach Newell and Coach Perry discuss Shortcuts and Bad Habits in High School sports.
Coach Tom Newell and Coach Guy Perry talk about the parent's jitters before the first game, the temptation to give advice at halftime, how to deal with various end-game scenarios, and the all-important ride home.
Building on the discussion from podcast #1, Coach Guy Perry talks about his experience with High School teams after returning from holiday vacation and recent snow storms in the Seattle area.
Coach Tom Newell and Coach Guy Perry discuss the challenges when returning to sports after holiday vacation and recent snow storms. Parents and coaches can learn what to expect and how to respond--both in practice and first games after break.