I believe the best way to attack a problem is to take action. Join me in the fight against verbal abuse in sports! Also, join me in spreading #NoTears #StopSportsAbuse to help bring awareness to verbal abuse, and start making changes!
What is #NoTears?
What is #NoTears? #NoTears means that in sports, we should be able to focus on the sport, not having to hide tears at being screamed at or ridiculed. Many of my gymnastics teammates and I would hide in front of…
MAKING CHANGES #NoTears
Many times, positive coaching is easy to identify. But is it easy to identify verbal abuse? Verbal abuse takes many forms. Identifying when there is verbal abuse in coaching is key to making changes. NEGATIVE and POSITIVE COACHING EXAMPLES Situation…
Some of my happiest times have been in the gym, but also some of my saddest. Verbal and emotional abuse in sports is a widespread problem, and unfortunately I experienced abuse for years in gymnastics. I have had a coach…