The Importance Of A Pregame Routine For Athletes
Let’s face it. Many kids join sports teams to be with their friends. That means they love to chat with one another.
But you want them to feel confident and capable about their athletic abilities.
And when they talk with friends just before a game a.... More »
Everyone likes a good set of New Year’s Resolutions. They’re expected, they’re fun, they’re glib, they’re trendy and, sometimes, they’re inspirational. Once in a while, they stick; most of the time, they don’t.
“I resolve to lose ten pounds..... More »
Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated interviewed Traug Keller, who leads ESPN Audio, for, as the headline puts it, “An in-depth look at ESPN Audio and the future of sports talk radio.”
It’s a good interview, with Keller talking about ESPN’s top radio personalities, what the .... More »
Taking risks should not be the equivalent of tackling danger in youth sports. In this video clip, Peter Vidmar, the highest scoring American gymnast in Olympic History, gives a new meaning to the word risk and explains the difference between risk and danger, when it comes to youth sports. He answe.... More »
I don’t write much about cheerleading because, in truth, I really don’t much about this activity as being a competitive activity. That being said, I do know that it’s a most popular sport and has grown substantially all over the country over the last couple of decades.
And in fact,.... More »
A classic Disney movie that almost everyone sees as a child has a song that declares, “When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you.” A wonderfully beautiful thought indeed. Reality? As adults, we know the answer to that.
Each young child dreams of becoming a princess, a football hero, or a world famous pop star…
U.S. Head Coach Jürgen KlinsmannJürgen Klinsmann understands what it takes to compete in a World Cup. With eleven goals for the German national team across the 1990, 1994 and 1998 tournaments, he is still the sixth leading goalscorer in World Cup history. As he prepares the U.S. men’s national team for this year’s trip to Brazil, his message of preparation begins with world-class fitness…
The headline on this Poynter.org piece by Sandra Oshiro is ominous: “How laid-off journalists can stay afloat while the industry moves ‘to new moorings.’” But it’s packed with information that anyone who’s looking for a job in media can use.
And that might mean any of us, no matter how secure you might be in your job today…