I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »
I had the opportunity to interview Sue on my show this AM, and I jumped at it. Lots of questions for her, but most of all, how and why is Geno Auriemma, the long-time head coach at UConn women’s basketball, so successful year after year. As you may know, UConn just won its 11 NCAA championship.... More »
Editor’s note: DAN VENEZIA, a former professional baseball player in the Twins’ organization, is a youth sports coach and author of the children’s book, “Coach Dan on Sportsmanship.” His website is www.CoachDan.com.
Dan recently shared his coaching story with me, and I wanted to .... More »
Getting Along With The Coach When You Don’t See Eye-to-Eye: Advice for the Youth Sports Parent Sooner or later, every youth sports parent sees their child play for a coach that they don’t agree with — whether it’s about playing time, game strategy, position choices, or coaching demeanor.... More »
A new study published in the Journal of Physiology and then written about by The New York Times is making waves for its intriguing look at the human mind and exercise. In which, the researchers injected a group of male rats with a substance that helps understand the effects of exercise on the brai.... More »
Did you run out of fuel in the 85th minute of your soccer game last week? Were you forced to the football bench during a crucial 4th quarter 3rd down? Are your skills up to par, but find that it’s your endurance letting you down when it matters most? These drills are great for any fall sport athletes looking to up their self-determination and physical endurance — so, football, soccer, cross country, whatever, this drill is for you…
About 63 percent of game 1 winners in the World Series go on to lift the Series trophy. In the first game of the 1988 World Series, things looked bleak for the Dodgers. Down by one run in the bottom of the 9th inning. Manager Tommy Lasorda and the Dodgers were one out away from giving the Athletics Game 1, a lot of momentum and a great chance to win it all…
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about what mental toughness is for athletes. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
In this video I’m going to talk about what mental toughness is and what the mental skills that are included in being a mentally tough athlete…
The fall season is underway, so you likely are beginning to get a feel for how confident your athletes are feeling in their sport.
If you’re uncertain about whether they’re feeling confident, here are a few things to think about. If you can identify what busts kids’ confidence in sports, you’re on your way to boosting their confidence and performance…
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. You may think that the best thing you can give your young athlete is being the team mom, paying for the club team, or even being at every single game. But my podcast guest in this episode, Scott Rosberg from Coach with Character, actually has a…Read More
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