Why Do Athletes Choke Under Pressure? – Peaksports Video + MORE

Why Do Athletes Choke Under Pressure? – Peaksports Video + MORE
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Aerobic Exercise May Help Lessen Symptoms In Children and Teens With Post-Concussion Syndrome + MORE

Aerobic therapy (AT) may lessen the symptoms experienced by children and adolescents suffering from post-concussion syndrome and allow them to return to baseline, report researchers in a paper presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in October 2015 in Wa.... More »
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DEALING WITH FINANCIAL CONCERNS: Do “Volunteer” Fund Raisers at NFL Concession Stands Break the Law? + MORE

Today’s topic is one of those sports parenting issues that I can see merits from both sides of the issue, and as such, I’m not going to take sides on this one. But let me lay it out for you, and let’s see what you think. Here’s the story…. This has to do with sports parents who “volu.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: When Mom and Dad Are Not on the Same Page + MORE

To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Youth sports can divide families. Sometimes Mom and Dad are just not on the same page when it comes to the importance of competition. If you find yourself at odds with your spouse regarding the intensity of youth sports in your hom.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: Instructing Kids to Throw Games: Why Do Youth Coaches Try to Cheat?

  Tournaments, Tanking Games, and Hating Yourself in the Morning By Doug Abrams   Youth sports tournaments can bring out the best in players, but sometimes the worst in their coaches. Too often, we read or hear about coaches who scheme to deliberately lose a tournament game, hoping to position.... More »
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Why is it so Important for Your Child to Learn to Fight For Himself? + MORE

Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will do well. But it sucks that it’s so very...R.... More »

Why Kids Quit Sports

– changingthegameproject.com

“I just can’t take it anymore coach,” a talented but underperforming player named Kate told me a few years back. “I think I am done playing.” My mind went through all the reasons this might be happening: burnout, other interests, team dynamics, I was too hard on her, the gamut. What could it be? “It’s […

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Motivation in youth sports  is not an exact science; trying to figure out what works with each child athlete is more like an art form. It’s trial and error–a learning process for parents as much as it is for kids because every child is different and every child responds differently to motivational tactics…

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kids football tournaments 1430938800 2055497465 Why Do Athletes Choke Under Pressure? – Peaksports Video + MOREIn “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about why athletes choke or under perform 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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Kevin Delaney, the editor in chief of Quartz, says in a Digiday Podcast interview that the 800-word article has got to go.
As Digiday’s Brian Morrissey notes, Delaney wrote many 800-word pieces during his 12 years with the Wall Street Journal. Now, though, Delaney sees the form as a problem in digital media, because digital media isn’t newspapers:

What people read online, when you look at the data, is shorter stuff that’s focused, creative and social with a really good headline…

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