This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back to school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. There’s a lot of things to remember to do as your child heads back to school sports:.... More »
What Parents Shouldn’t Do Before a Game
Parents, to boost your kids’ confidence and help them focus prior to games, it’s critical to know what to do and say before a game.
It may not be obvious how to act and what to say. Let’s start with some basic ideas for your pregame behavior:
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Every athlete likes to snack…do you know what the best nutritional snacks for athletes are? If you really want to help your athlete play his or her best, you have to help them choose the right fuel they put into their bodies. I’m no food expert, so I asked for help on the best nutrition.... More »
Changing the youth sports culture is complicated, and it’s simple. Here’s one thing you can do to change it… Are you a basketball mom?
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Helping Young Athletes Move on After Mistakes
A sport parent asks:
“My kids keep hearing that they are supposed to aim for a game without mistakes, but to expect that mistakes are going to happen nonetheless. They ask me if it is possible though, to actually have a game with zero mistakes?.... More »
Early this morning, Pat Summitt, the Tennessee Lady Volunteers head coach that revolutionized college basketball, passed away after a battle with early onset dementia. Summitt, 64, was one of the sport’s most winningest and iconic figures ever, and her legacy will-be long-lasting. Mentioned alongside coaches like Vince Lombardi, Red Auerbach, and Don Shula, Summitt worked […]
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The Science of Sleep: 1v1 With Dr. Czeisler by Danny Moon It would be an understatement to say that today’s athletes are tasked with an incredible amount of work. In order to compete at a high level, athletes must invest inordinate amounts of time into training, studying, eating, and practicing. With so many responsibilities to […]
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The concept of stress relief has far greater implications for families with ADHD than it might seem. That’s because parenting a child with ADHD is demanding, with its impact on parents often underappreciated.
There is a common insinuation that ADHD is not “real.” Some people think parents just need to get their kids under control—an unfortunate belief that misses the fundamental truth about ADHD…
Parents: Help Young Athletes Win Ugly
In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr…