In: Players

Fun in youth sports
The Importance Of Fun In Youth Sports
September 18, 2018

To round off the three-part installment, we focus on the importance of FUN!

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best training environment for child athletes
Finding The Best Training Environment For Child Athletes
September 18, 2018

Playing at a higher level isn’t always better!

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early specialization
Is Early Specialization Beneficial For Youth Athletes?
September 17, 2018

This is one of the ways we can navigate the big challenges in modern youth sports culture!

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What Are The Risks And Rewards Of Leadership?
July 18, 2017

As the captain of your team, your position comes with great rewards. Unfortunately, it also comes with many risks.

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The Invisible Injury
October 20, 2015

Using mental toughness to successfully overcome sports injuries.

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BIG Game Mentality
July 17, 2015

As a Mental Skills Coach I get asked about winning a lot. Recently I had a discussion with a client about…

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Self-Motivation: 3 Ways Today’s Youth Sport Culture is Killing It.
July 10, 2015

Today’s “professional model” of competitive youth sports has tremendous advantages over the former recreational sport model that most of us parents…

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3 Things Athletes SHOULDN’T Say to Themselves
June 8, 2015

In my 16 years working in the field of Sport Psychology, the number one thing my athletes have taught me (and…

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Pre-Competition Nerves: Managing The Butterflies
May 30, 2015

Everyone gets nervous, it’s a pretty normal part of the competitive experience. The jitters, “butterflies,” racing thoughts, increased muscle tension…

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What Are College Coaches REALLY Looking For?
July 31, 2013

What Are College Coaches REALLY Looking For? An except form our recent article in SportStars Magazine I recently had the great pleasure…

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