To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Perhaps you’ve heard the saying “Sports is 80% mental”, or maybe even that it’s 90% mental. I read from one sports psychologist that actually it’s 100% mental because thoughts influence actions and those ac.... More »
Busy Sports parents, do you feel like you’re drowning? Last night I was talking with a sports mom, who was recounting her busy day to me: running from school to home to pre-game drop-off, to home, and back to the game. It made me tired just listening to her! I remember that life. There were....... More »
Written by Ben Nadeau, Daniel McGuinness, Danny Moon, and Terrell Brown Today, Copa America Centenario kicks off all across America, starting with the USMNT facing off against Colombia, one of the world’s best. In most years, Copa America is a tournament typically held every four years between.... More »
When I first saw the title to this Sports Coach UK blog, I jumped to the conclusion that it was about listening to athletes’ performance as another means of gaining insight to their effort and technique. Boy, was I wrong!
The blog describes how the sound of performance can be a useful reinforc.... More »
Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact.
And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »
My new book, The Me, Me, Me Epidemic is officially in bookstores now and I am so grateful for the amazing tribe of Un-Entitling Ambassadors — leading parenting experts and brilliant bloggers – who helped me share this book and the Un-Entitling Toolbox with the world.
I encourage you to visit their sites and blogs and soak in all they have to offer…
Concentration is the key to athletic excellence. When you get it right, it will keep you loose and confident and help you take your performance to the next level. However, when you get it wrong, it will undermine your confidence, get you nervous and physically tight, and sabotage your competitive performance…
By John Cone, PhD, CSCS
Founder and President, FitFor90
In today’s post from Dr. Cone he discusses the concept of modifying team training in order to minimize injury risk for your players
One of the most important points from the coach’s perspective is to know your players, not just tactically and technically, but to know their physical capabilities well
The article is focused on soccer but the general principles are applicable to all team sports
This article is reposted from Soccer America’s Youth Soccer Insider
It’s that time of year in soccer when youth teams are kicking into a new season…
Why, among players experiencing similar magnitude and number of blows to the head, so some sustained concussions and others do not. To answer the question, researchers at Purdue University[1,2] followed a group of high school football players over the course of the two seasons:
My favorite group to speak to about reducing screen time and living a more present and joy-filled life is school-age children. When I tell my eager listeners that the purpose of my book, Hands Free Life, is to show people how to turn away from the daily distractions of screen time and turn toward our loved ones, something happens…