This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. There is rarely anything fun about the hard work of youth sports. Although hard work and fun can co-exist in youth sports, let’s not sugar coat the sweat, the sore muscles, and the exhaustion that yo.... More »
When Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray and won his first French Open, he made history in the sport. He went on to claim a career Grand Slam. He became the first man after Rod Laver to be holding all the 4 major titles at the same time. This was his 12th overall Slam singles title and 6th tournamen.... More »
A parent recently asked me: How do I let go? The million dollar question!
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Rugby is one of the most important and most followed sports in Australia. But for a young Japanese woman to make an inspirational career in rugby is something unheard of. This is the story of Ayane Hirata, who has gone on to inspire so many Japanese women that there are so many who are following on .... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
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In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about Helping Athletes Trust In Their Skills 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…
Since the majority of our sports-driven medias are centered around males, it’s typically a safe assumption that they find themselves injured more than the female gender. However, did you know that it’s actually woman that are more likely to sustain a common sports injury? Dr. Robert Shmerling, M…
No matter how skilled or talented you are as an athlete, you’ll never reach your true potential without good teachers.
No successful athlete can really go it alone. You have to be open to constructive criticism and then use it to improve.
If you think you have all the answers and don’t need someone else telling you what to do, then you’re flat out wrong and you’re deluding yourself…
Sports kids have lots of worries in youth sports—worries that hurt their confidence and performance.
A big one, especially for middle and high school kids, are worries over what others think of their performance.
Young athletes are concerned what their friends, parents and coaches may think if they goof up…
It’s been a few years since I last coached little tykes but I do remember that every practice required creative, devious ways to hold their attention while trying to teach them the finer points of the game, like who’s on their team and the general direction that the ball should travel for us to win…