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The Importance of “Culture” in Our Youth Sport Organizations

I speak often about how important the "culture" of any organization is, but when it comes down to it, it is a complicated concept that few people understand, and, in my humble opinion even fewer value as an important factor in the success of skating clubs.

Neuroatypical Kids

Walking a Tightrope Between Parent of a Child with ADHD and Dance Mom

And I feel that these particular teachers need to be aware that some of their dancers are not good with always being told negative things with no positive to balance them, or being singled out publicly when they are corrected. This is hard to handle for a neurotypical athlete, let alone an athlete with my daughters issues.