With spring almost here and sports kids spending more time outside, young athletes may be distracted by a number of things.
When they’re outside, bad weather, mud, barking dogs, birds and other distractions may pull their focus away when playing sports.
When kids are distracted, they can’t f.... More »
There are so many ways sports kids get distracted when they’re playing sports or performing.
For example, they might worry about what their friends, parents, or coaches are thinking of them.
Worrying about what others think is a huge distraction. Think about it. When kids are focused on such worr.... More »
March 11, 2015
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In my opinion, the best movie about Vietnam is We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. He plays lieutenant general Hal Moore who commanded the first major battle of that war known as the Battle of Ia Drang. Surrounded and facing overwhelming odds, Moore and his soldiers withstood the onslaught .... More »
Last week I received the following email (edited for anonymity). We get calls and emails like this quite often from amazing, passionate coaches who are trying to make a difference. Take a read: Dear John, I’m currently a head football coach…I took over the program last January after bein.... More »
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