Do you have a soccer player in the house? If your answer is YES, then you won’t want to miss this free online soccer summit hosted by scholarshipsforsoccer.com. If you’re answer is NO, then you may still want to listen in on some of the summit sessions because they actually can apply to.... More »
I got an email from a distraught parent the other day. She described a scene where the coach was screaming at the girls after a loss. She was beside herself at how the coach treated the girls. He was demeaning, he was loud and scary, and he had lost perspective on the age he was
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In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about staying calm and composed in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
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Concentration Tips For Young Athletes
Parents, do your kids focus on the score, their statistics, or other outcomes in sports?
If so, you can help them avoid the problems associated with these types of focus.
When kids focus too much on the outcome, they can’t concentrate on the process. In addit.... More »
This week, Tommy John Surgery is the third injury in a 5-part series on youth sports injuries, sponsored by the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe youth s.... More »
Ever feel like you’re on the Daytona Speedway version of life and wonder if there’s an emergency brake? You’re not alone – parents everywhere are feeling the pinch of a world where “taking it easy” means only doing ten things at once.
Fortunately, on-the-go doesn’t have to equate to overwhelming…
Yes, you read that right. You don’t have to like your child’s coach. You don’t have to like the coach’s style, defensive strategy, or offensive game plan. A coach can totally rub you the wrong way, and you may not even be able to pinpoint exactly why. He or she just does. The bad news…Read More
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