Despite winning four Superbowls in the ultra-competitive NFL, Tom Brady, now the father of three pre-teens, believes that youth sports have gotten too intense. According to Brady on his weekly radio spot with WEEI, playing sports used to be far simpler when he grew up. Brady spoke candidly about hi.... More »
One of the basic fundamentals that all coaches embrace – whether at the youth, travel, or HS level – is that a coach has to give feedback to one’s athletes.
Problem is, it’s rare for a coach to be trained at any level on how to do this. In short, it’s just sort of ̶.... More »
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about staying calm and composed in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
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NCAA updates social media recruiting rules reposted from our partners at RecruitLook Social media in college recruiting has become too big for the NCAA to control. The solution? Change the rules for how college coaches can interact with potential prospects on social media. The NCAA could no longer e.... More »
Well, if it’s HS football season… then unfortunately, it’s also hazing season.
That’s not to say that hazing doesn’t occur in all sports…it certainly does. But that being said, hazing seems to be an unwanted annual tradition when it comes to HS football — and especially during Au.... More »
What to make of this survey by Elite Daily in partnership with the University of Florida journalism school?
It found that while a large plurality of young adults get their news primarily from online-only news sites, those who prefer traditional websites of traditional news outlets rate themselves as better informed:
More than half of young adults who prefer traditional news sites said they were “very informed,” a rating chosen by only four out of every 10 who prefer online-only news sites…
One of my favorite all time TV shows is Home Improvement. In the show, the main character, Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, played by Tim Allen, is the host of a show called Tool Time. Tim is passionate about tools and fixing things, but is completely inept at it. Each time he tries to fix something, it ends in a disaster with his wife shaking her head…