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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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Older Articles

February 2020:

5 Things to Avoid When Cultivating Grit

How to Boost Your Athletes Immunity This Flu Season 

How to Persevere as a Team


January 2020:

5 Facts You Need to Know About Corticosteroids v. Anabolic Steroids

7 Easy Vegetarian Meals for Your Athlete

Should I Be Worried About My Kid Doping?


December 2019:

How to Create Strong Habits to Help Your Athlete Achieve Goals

Pivoting for the Goal: How to Help Athletes Through Mid-Season Adjustments

Role Modeling for Young Athletes: What Not to Do


August 2019:

5 Practical Self-Care Tips for Youth Athletes

How to Talk About Mental Wellness With Your Athletes

How to Celebrate Wins, When One Kid Isn't Winning


July 2019:

Strengthen Your Athletes Decision Making

Help Athletes Be Confident In Tough Situations


June 2019:

5 Reasons Why Your Athletes Need a Hydration Plan

How to Hydrate Your Athlete If They Don't Like Water

7 Reasons to Invest in a Multi-Sport Camp


May 2019:

How to Help Athletes Navigate Between Sport Seasons

Take a Lap: Alternatives to Exercise as Punishment in Youth Sports

How Youth Sports Can Lead to a Better Job Later in Life


April 2019:

What you Need to Know About E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Clean and Healthy Competition: Why it Matters

4 Myths Parents Need to Know About Supplements

March 2019:

Summer Nutrition Tips for Youth and Teen Athletes

Sport Performance Anxiety in Youth Sports

Tips for Fueling Vegetarian Teen Athletes

February 2019:

Grit: How to Get Back Up After Failure

Bad Call: The Best Ways for Coaches and Parents to Respond to Bad Calls

Setting the Stage: 5 Pre-Game Activities to BoostSportsmanship

January 2019:

How to Teach Accountability in a Positive Way

How to Get Back in the Game with a Stronger

 The Importance of Accountable Sports ParentsTeam Mindset