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What Type of Sports Parent Are You?

Your child is having a great season as the post-season approaches. He is worried. He asks you, the sports parent, aquestion, "What if I lose?" What is...

How To Get Over Mental Blocks

A mental block happens in an athlete's head that creates an obstacle that prevents them from performing a skill. This block can cause a lot of anxiety...

Training for Consistent Confidence

"When your Confidence is not at your best, the first thing that goes is the fluidity, the movement, the spontaneous side of the game, and you could se...

How To Keep Your Confidence Inside and Outside of the Gym

"Do it for yourself, never for others." This is one of the many mottos I strive to live by. It has helped me through many hard times and allowed me to...

Why Grades Matter For Sports

For a high school or college athlete, practice, games, and studying can be a real challenge. Oh, and don't forget to include socializing and dating. T...

5 Ways To Be A Leader

"Most leaders already know what to do. They have read the same books and listened to the same gurus giving the same speeches. Hence, our core conclusi...

The Power of Mental Imagery

As we exercise the mind, it grows stronger. The more the player pictures success, the more energy he or she creates to achieve it."—Bill Beswick, Me...

20 Tips to Help Your Athlete Son or Daughter Get Off the Bench

There reaches a point in youth sports when equal playing time is no longer the norm; for some it may come early in elementary school, for others, not...

Teaching The Balance Between Sports And School

It's been over two decades since I was a student-athlete, but in that time, I have been a parent, a full-time worker, a coach, and continue to be an a...

What can I do to be more successful in my sport?

If you're spending some time to read this, you're already on the right track. As we look for improvements as an athlete or strive to obtain a goal tha...

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