Professional athletes are the best in the world at their sport. In order to reach the elite level, they have to have talent, dedication and the desire to constantly work hard to improve their game. While ability and work ethic... Continue Reading →
A number of factors can influence whether a young athlete lives up to his or her potential in sports. As a sports parent, Brad Tebbutt of Portland, Ore. faces a classic challenge: His 12-year-old son, Jordan, doesn’t play basketball to... Continue Reading →
Experiencing anxiety before a big sports event is normal, but what happens when this anxiety prohibits optimal sports performance? After a winter hiatus and with spring sports just around the corner, many children develop sports performance anxiety. This usually happens... Continue Reading →
Across the world, the consensus is that youth sports and exercise needs to be a bigger part of our children’s lives—Particularly in the lives of those children who spend too much time in front of computers, video games and television.... Continue Reading →
As one of the most popular sports among young boys in America, football has surpassed baseball as the nation’s leading sport. Football teaches discipline, teamwork and dedication, all of which are beneficial beyond the gridiron. But American football is also a... Continue Reading →
"You'll also help your children enjoy sports by telling them they're doing a great job-whether they win or lose. Keep the focus off performance. Concentrate on"