Mental Toughness Lessons From Olympians
With the start of the summer Olympics, kids and teens have lots to learn from Olympians—dedication, perseverance and courage, for example.
Daniel B. Peters, PhD., a psychologist who specializes in children and families, notes that many Olympians begin their.... More »
As a sports parent, what do you say to your youngster who has just experienced “the agony of defeat” for the first time in their very young career?
That kind of parental experience inspired sportswriter Sam Weinman to write a new book with the provocative title, WIN AT LOSING: How Our .... 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 »
On last Sunday’s radio show, I asked whether the time has finally come to seriously think about walking away from traditional HS varsity sports programs.
I asked that question because so many talented and gifted coaches have become tired and worn out by the endless number of sports parents who con.... More »
My Dad — Hall of Fame Sportscaster Bob Wolff – passed away two weeks ago at the age of 96.
My father was one of those rare individuals who knew exactly what he wanted to do with his life. He loved sports, and he loved talking about them on the air. And he not only had the good fortune .... More »
Who will come out of Rio as this year’s summer Olympic Stars? With the opening ceremonies for the Summer Olympics in Rio scheduled for August 5, we thought it would be fun to review some very impressive performances from past Summer Olympic games.
With the focus of the World’s attention on the Olympic Games, it takes a special athlete to stand head and shoulders above the others in their field of competition…
EPL Previews: Can Southampton replace Pelle, Mane, and Wanyama? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of underdogs currently rising up the table…
How To Bounce Back From A Tough Loss It’s no secret that every athlete has suffered through a tough loss at some point in their athletic career — the only difference is in how well they deal with it. Of course, some losses are easier to bounce back from than others, but to potential to […]
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Gettin’ Schooled with Grayson: Should I play at the next level? Over the past ten weeks, Grayson Williams-Krebs has been an outstanding addition to the CoachUp family as a hard-working intern that knows the passionate required to play sports after high school. Although she’s headed back to the West Coast for her senior year at the […]
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This post is sponsored by Come Ready Nutrition, a company that offers great tasting sports nutrition products for athletes, including great pre-game snacks. Sometimes it’s all you can do to get your child out the door with all of his equipment and make it to the game on time. And in that hurry, nutrition is…
EPL Previews: Will West Ham live up to their Olympic Stadium expectations? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of underdogs currently rising up the table…