How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing + MORE

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing + MORE
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The Minnesota Wild and The State of Hockey + MORE

The Minnesota Wild, despite having played in the NHL for only 17 seasons, are connected to their fan base. Other professional sports organizations, with much longer histories, don’t enjoy the same type of relationships. This year’s team is trying to fight off archrival Chicago Blackhawks for.... More »

The Talent That Whispers + MORE

The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an The post The Talent.... More »
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SmartTeams Talk™: Chiropractor's Role In Concussion Testing and Treatment + MORE

A chiropractor's role in concussion testing and treatment is similar to that of a pediatrician, says Dallas-based chiropractor and strength and conditioning coach, Steve Horowtiz, D.C., CSCS, in that he or she needs to know about the importance of  core and neck strengthening and range of motion in.... More »
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How Sports Parents Can Motivate Kids Without Pressuring Them + MORE

Lisa Cohn here from The Ultimate Sports Parent. Just yesterday, my 7-year-old told me he didn’t want to go to gymnastics. He said he didn’t like doing the warm-up exercises and wasn’t going to go any more. But I know he loves his gymnastics class… I had a few options here. One, tell him.... More »
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Minnesota Mom Drains Half-Court Shot + MORE

Making a half-court shot with a gym filled with students is no small feat. Making the shot off the bounce adds another degree of difficulty. A Minnesota mom, Angela Ramey, accomplished this and won 1/2 of a year’s tuition for her daughter Grace in the process. Angela notes that she said a pray.... More »
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Poetry? Yes, poetry.
Vince Lombardi
Did you know that 2 of the greatest sports legends – Arnold Palmer and Vince Lombardi – were motivated by the same poem?
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How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing
This post is dedicated to a reader who asked a very important question about how to stay positive even when you know you are losing.
I can understand how this would be difficult in our current sports culture where so much emphasis is placed on the WIN rather than on enjoying the game or improving your skills…

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