Raising your game WBPT2 Sportsmanship Vignette

Sportsmanship

VIGNETTE 1: Sportsmanship (or lack of thereof) Your behaviors and attitudes matter and will impact your child actions. Emphasize effort, encourage competiveness, but also emulate respectfulness. WBPT2 has partnered to collaborate with Ethan J. Skolnick and Dr. Andrea Corn, the respected authors of Raising Your Game- Over 100 Accomplished Athletes Help You Guide Your Girls and Boys Through Sports, to create a dozen unique on-air parenting vignettes related to youth sports.  Each “Raising Your Game” vignette, roughly 90 seconds in length, shares time-tested and targeted advice with parents, grandparents, coaches and caregivers throughout South Florida — often using examples from the book. Their goal is to help viewers foster participation, practice and progress, while minimizing a child’s feelings of frustration and dejection. They highlight the critical difference that a supportive parent, or other invested adult, can make by showing up, showing interest, and showing restraint. The authors of that book, […]

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Raising your game WBPT2 Concussions Vignette

Concussions

VIGNETTE 5: Concussions:  This is a serious sports topic that has many parents understandably concerned. Prevention tips are offered along with knowing the signs and symptoms to best protect your child. WBPT2 has partnered to collaborate with Ethan J. Skolnick and Dr. Andrea Corn, the respected authors of Raising Your Game- Over 100 Accomplished Athletes Help You Guide Your Girls and Boys Through Sports, to create a dozen unique on-air parenting vignettes related to youth sports.  Each “Raising Your Game” vignette, roughly 90 seconds in length, shares time-tested and targeted advice with parents, grandparents, coaches and caregivers throughout South Florida — often using examples from the book. Their goal is to help viewers foster participation, practice and progress, while minimizing a child’s feelings of frustration and dejection. They highlight the critical difference that a supportive parent, or other invested adult, can make by showing up, showing interest, and showing restraint. […]

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Raising your game WBPT2 Criticism Vignette

Criticism

VIGNETTE 8: Criticism Constructive criticism is necessary and serves a vital role.  Be mindful of your voice tone, facial expressions, and body language. If you want your message heard, it’s necessary to know your child and what works best for his or her temperament. WBPT2 has partnered to collaborate with Ethan J. Skolnick and Dr. Andrea Corn, the respected authors of Raising Your Game- Over 100 Accomplished Athletes Help You Guide Your Girls and Boys Through Sports, to create a dozen unique on-air parenting vignettes related to youth sports.  Each “Raising Your Game” vignette, roughly 90 seconds in length, shares time-tested and targeted advice with parents, grandparents, coaches and caregivers throughout South Florida — often using examples from the book. Their goal is to help viewers foster participation, practice and progress, while minimizing a child’s feelings of frustration and dejection. They highlight the critical difference that a supportive parent, or […]

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Raising your game WBPT2 Specialization Vignette

Specialization

VIGNETTE 6: Specialization: Many parents do not know the facts and thus, have been misled, erroneously focusing on one sport at an early age. Few benefit from youth sport specialization. It’s more likely to produce less enjoyment and greater frustration due to burnout, injuries, and a lack of skill diversification. WBPT2 has partnered to collaborate with Ethan J. Skolnick and Dr. Andrea Corn, the respected authors of Raising Your Game- Over 100 Accomplished Athletes Help You Guide Your Girls and Boys Through Sports, to create a dozen unique on-air parenting vignettes related to youth sports.  Each “Raising Your Game” vignette, roughly 90 seconds in length, shares time-tested and targeted advice with parents, grandparents, coaches and caregivers throughout South Florida — often using examples from the book. Their goal is to help viewers foster participation, practice and progress, while minimizing a child’s feelings of frustration and dejection. They highlight the critical […]

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Raising your game WBPT2 Commitment Vignette

Commitment

VIGNETTE 2: Commitment:  Impart the importance of sticking with a sport even when it’s hard. Help your child realize the importance of persistence, determination, and loyalty. WBPT2 has partnered to collaborate with Ethan J. Skolnick and Dr. Andrea Corn, the respected authors of Raising Your Game- Over 100 Accomplished Athletes Help You Guide Your Girls and Boys Through Sports, to create a dozen unique on-air parenting vignettes related to youth sports.  Each “Raising Your Game” vignette, roughly 90 seconds in length, shares time-tested and targeted advice with parents, grandparents, coaches and caregivers throughout South Florida — often using examples from the book. Their goal is to help viewers foster participation, practice and progress, while minimizing a child’s feelings of frustration and dejection. They highlight the critical difference that a supportive parent, or other invested adult, can make by showing up, showing interest, and showing restraint. The authors of that book, […]

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