TrueSport®, a movement powered by the experience and values of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, champions the positive values and life lessons learned through youth sport. TrueSport inspires athletes, coaches, parents, and administrators to change the culture of youth sport through active engagement and thoughtful curriculum based on cornerstone lessons of sportsmanship, character-building, and clean and healthy performance, while also creating leaders across communities through sport.
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Learn more information about boosting sportsmanship, coaches and parents responses to bad calls, and how to get back up after failure.
Discover more about healthy habits about fueling vegetarian teen athletes, what athletes should eat while they’re active in the summer, and performance anxiety in youth sport.
Find out more about facts you need to know about steroids, doping, and easy vegetarian meals!
Learn more about being a leader as a coach, how sports can lead to success later in life, and navigate between sport seasons!
Explore more about hydration plans, alternatives to water, and reasons to invest in a multi-sport camp!
Read about raising a good decision maker, how to strengthen your athlete’s skills in making decisions, and being confident in tough situations!
Find out how to talk about mental wellness with your athletes, self-care for youth, and how to celebrate wins, when one kid isn’t winning!
Discover more about how to welcome new teammates, spotting warning signs of hazing, and what to do when your athlete needs a sports break!
Learn more about disability etiquette, ways athletes can resolve conflicts without bullying, and why it’s important to avoid tension on the sidelines!
Discover how to raise upstanders instead of bystanders, what you can do to stop the cycle of disrespect in sports, and information about respectful communication and why the way you praise matters!
Read more about how to pivor for the goal how to help athletes through mid-season adjustments, creating strong habits for your athletes to achieve their goals, and information on how to be a role model for young athletes!
Conflict & Resolution
Understand how to manage ongoing rivalries, how parents can help their athlete resolve a conflict, and what you need to know about nutritional serving sizes!
Read about why some athletes struggle with body image, how to develop a positive body image, and what foods to avoid when you’re in charge of team snacks.
Preparation & Recovery
Discover more about neuromuscular training, nutrition tips, implementing foot strengthening, and how to deal with anxiety around return to play.
Mindfulness & Gratitude
Learn more about how to help athletes practice gratitude, why it’s important to teach mindfulness, medical considerations for returning to sports after COVID-19, and healthy snacking habits at home.
Grit & Perseverance
Check out which activities can build resilience in youth athletes, how to tell the difference when athletes are feeling unsafe or uncomfortable, and if plant-based meats are created equal.
Learn more about how to regulate and manage emotions, help change a negative thought process, and healthy meals with chicken.