As a sports parent, what do you say to your youngster who has just experienced “the agony of defeat” for the first time in their very young career?
That kind of parental experience inspired sportswriter Sam Weinman to write a new book with the provocative title, WIN AT LOSING: How Our .... More »
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about how to use visualization for athletes 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 po.... More »
Some great stories happening this past week on the basketball court.
Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup
Drake Student cans buzzer beater to win a new truck
At Drake University, as part of their “Bulldog Madness” half-time event, first year student Alex Tillinghast was chosen in a contest.... More »
With the cost of college rising each year, St. Louis father and son duo, Tim and James Twellman created The College Program.
The College Program provides services and programs to help families and students decide what school is the right choice for college.
And more significantly, what school f.... More »
Lisa Cohn here to tell you all about the challenges I encountered before my son’s first soccer game.
Truth is, I was nervous for Michael. He’s six years old and this was the first sports game he had ever played. I wanted it to be a positive experience for him. I worried that if anything .... More »
If you visit here enough and take the time to look at the comments at the end of the posts you might notice a person named “Phil”. He especially took time to comment on the work of Terry Ott and his seven-part series about CTE in the CFL. Thanks to Terry and this blog we […]
Thomas Edison once said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Edison’s words are loaded with truth. And, like most clichés, they often leave us wondering why things aren’t that clear in real life.
There will be days when you feel like a failure…
It is finally here. March Madness has finally arrived. No matter how much you enjoy the college basketball regular season, March Madness is always highly anticipated. In my opinion it is the greatest sports tournament on the planet. Ever!
March Madness creates college basketball legends, and college basketball legendary moments…
There are a lot of reasons why coaches shape the lives of young people. Check out the results that our friends at Lockr found from their recent survey.
See how Lockr can give you more time to work with your athletes by signing up for a free trial on their website.
“May we all live to be 100 years old with one year to repent.” On this great Irish feast of St. Patrick’s Day, let’s put our wits to the test with a little “St. Patrick’s Day Sports Quiz.”
Take one minute to answer the trivia questions below. Then, compare your responses to the answers, and then the score key…
We’re going to stay all-basketball for this edition of Shoutouts. Let’s start with one of my favorite subjects, the ridiculously stupid press release issued every year by some publicity-seeking firm that presumably does something useful the rest of the year. This release uses made-up numbers and false assumptions to supposedly estimate how much the tournament costs American business…
Whether your child has a coach he loves and respects or one that he isn’t too fond of, pleasing him or her is probably a top priority as he plays youth sports.
If your child pleases the coach, he may feel that he will get more playing time, the position he wants, or he will get picked for the important jobs…