Experiencing anxiety before a big sports event is normal, but what happens when this anxiety prohibits optimal sports performance? After a winter hiatus and with spring sports just around the corner, many children develop sports performance anxiety. This usually happens… Continue Reading →
“This article examines the benefits of school-based sports for student athletes”.
Many parents contact us each week because they struggle to motivate their kids in sports or how best to motivate their athletes. We receive many questions from sports parents and coaches, such as from this hockey parent who asked, “We… Continue Reading →
The tremendous growth in organized youth sports has resulted in many positive outcomes for kids. Athletics creates an atmosphere that both supports and enhances what kids want and need. Surveys have revealed the top reasons why young people want to… Continue Reading →
When working with young athletes, I often work with the parents themselves so parents can reinforce the concepts I teach to athletes in our mental game coaching
Sportswriter Heywood Hale Broun has been credited with saying, “Sports doesn’t build character. It reveals it.” So after the teams leave the field, the scoreboard is cleared and field lights are shut off, what does sports reveal about your child?… Continue Reading →