LAST SUNDAY ON MY WFAN SPORTS EDGE RADIO SHOW, WE HAD A MOST SPIRITED DISCUSSION ABOUT THE GROWING – AND DISTURBING – IMPACT THAT SOCIAL MEDIA IS HAVING ON OUR KIDS — AND ESPECIALLY ON OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES.
AS YOU MAY RECALL, I STARTED THE CONVERSATION LAST WEEK BY TALKING ABOUT JOSH HADER.... More »
Help Sports Kids Focus Before Games
Let’s say you’re getting your sports kids ready for a soccer game. But a number of unforeseen events pop up. First, you can’t find their uniforms, and have to borrow some from the coach.
Next, you arrive at the game, and it’s pouring—even though it was .... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
When your body comes under stress or experiences pain, neurochemicals called endorphins and endocannabinoids are produced in the brain. This happens in all age grou.... More »
Many of the athletes, coaches, sports clubs, and organizations I’ve worked with over the years know me through live interaction or public speaking events. This personal approach has been the foundation of my work and has allowed me to experience the full range of challenges and achievements to t.... More »
Sports parenting is as easy as signing your child up and getting him to practice, right? If this is your child’s first, second, or even third year of playing youth sports, then you are still relatively new to the game. It may seem easy, and you may think, This is great! This is fun! WhereR.... More »
Many young athletes have a difficult time staying composed after making a mistake during competition. Check out the infographic below to help your athlete stay composed:
Please share the info graphic with other parents and coaches who you think would appreciate it. The graphic below will help you teach your athlete how to let go of mistakes and stay composed during competition…
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about boosting confidence for competitions. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
Here’s the question Dr…
To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Summertime means camps and summer programs for kids and in these podcast, my guest and I would like to give some suggestions to help you make those choices. In this episode I am featuring Keith Van Horn of Colorado Premier Basketball Club…