Helping Sports Kids Overcome Pregame Anxiety
Just before a game, your kids may say they’re feeling jittery and will look distracted, over-excited and tense. They may have sweaty palms and a pounding heart.
In many cases, such feelings are pregame jitters or “butterflies” that actually.... More »
The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an
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Helping Sports Kids Take Confidence to Games
A sports parent asks:
“My child is consistently amazing in practice, his coach tells me he’s one of the best practice players on the team, but he freezes up when game time comes! What can I do to help this?”
When kids under perform in comp.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Sledding is a fun winter activity that can be enjoyed even by the youngest kids
Sledding is generally very safe but a surprising number of serious injuries do oc.... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Robert Murphy of Wrestling With Character. Robert Murphy is a husband, father, sales professional, and teacher. Coach Murphy recently combined his knowledge of wrestling along with his passion for molding young kid.... More »
Your body has a language all its own, apart from the words you say to your kids before, during, and after games. It’s become such a part of who you are that you probably don’t even think about it. If that’s so, then it’s time to take notice because you may be hurting your relationship…
It is a little late but the Illinois Advisory Council on Player Safety (or PSAC as we call it) met at the end of March to keep this tremendous ball rolling. The minutes are below but the take home from… Continue reading →
A few years ago, if I told you that Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, Steelers’ star receiver Antonio Brown and football legend Doug Flutie were going to be on a TV show together, you may have thought it would be some type of football documentary. Maybe something like an ESPN Sports Center analysis of the Super Bowl? A feature for NFL films? A 30 for 30 segment?