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What You Hear When You Aren’t Coaching from the Sidelines

The concept of "Silent Saturdays" is an annual focus on my kids' youth soccer calendar. It's typically a day on the schedule that is highly promoted to parents and coaches. The idea is for parents to sit on the sidelines and watch the game. And to let the children playing on the field participate free of commentary. No cheers, no encouragement, and, most importantly, no coaching.

It's an incredibly simplistic idea, but I've always been amazed at the change in the emotional atmosphere of the game experience. During that one game, you see the kids more clearly because you can truly hear them and only them. Read More ...