Your athlete’s success will face a lot of challenges. Youth sports is full of challenges, there is no doubt about that. You’ve seen your child face playing time battles, coaching conflicts, teammate clashes, and performance slumps. And these are without a doubt big hurdles for your young.... More »
With an extra bye week of rest, the Case Keenum led Vikings meet a dangerous New Orleans Saints team this Sunday, January 14. Expectations are high, and with the top defense in the league, a resurging offense and home field advantage, Viking fans have a lot to be confident in. With Minnesota playing.... More »
No parent wants their child to grow up with an attitude of entitlement. How can you keep that from happening? I didn’t grow up with things being handed to me. I had to work hard. Serena Williams I’m not one bit surprised to hear this statement come out of Serena’s mouth. She’.... More »
There’s a major New York Times best-selling book that was published about two months ago, and it has the simple title of GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
The author is Dr. Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the Univ of Penn who has studied this trait – grit — for .... More »
Helping Young Athletes Let Go of Mistakes
When kids hang onto mistakes, they often end up experiencing low confidence, frustration and poor performance.
When they dwell on their mistakes, they can’t focus in the moment or have fun playing sports because they become so angry with themselves.
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These days, kids as young as 7 have begun specializing in one sport. That means that they are practicing the sport year-round to boost their performance- not just for the fun of it.
Such early specialization–and specialization in general–has its drawbacks, says Greg Chertok, a sport & exercise psychology consultant…
Northeastern University journalism professor Dan Kennedy urges you to Blog Like a Journalist in an excellent post at Medium. Acknowledging that “the revolutionary gleam has worn off” of blogging, Kennedy argues that it “remains at the center of the digital media toolbox.”
So why set up a solo blog?
The reason is that you need an online home that is controlled by you — not by Mark Zuckerberg or Arianna Huffington or some other digital mogul seeking to get rich from your content…
Terry Ott has filed this report to The Concussion Blog, again this is his journalism, we offer up the space for him to publish. If you want to post here feel free to contact us. ========== Will Claim Debilitating Injury From Multiple Concussions and “Neglectful” Treatment HAMILTON,ONT…
According to Sports Illustrated, sports psychologists have been studying how elite athletes react. One would think hitting 95-mph fast balls or 150-mph serves would come down to quicker reflexes. It turns out that when elite athletes are tested in the lab, their reaction speeds are no better than those of people chosen off the street…