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 →
Many parents contact us each week because they struggle to motivate their kids in sports or how best to motivate their athletes. We receive many questions from sports parents and coaches, such as from this hockey parent who asked, "We... Continue Reading →
Sportswriter Heywood Hale Broun has been credited with saying, “Sports doesn’t build character. It reveals it.” So after the teams leave the field, the scoreboard is cleared and field lights are shut off, what does sports reveal about your child?... Continue Reading →
Former Georgetown Little League Head Coach Dave Anderson said it’s tough being a coach and a parent of baseball players. Anderson has three boys who all play baseball and his youngest plays travel baseball. “Yeah, I really worry about my... Continue Reading →
I have been around the strength/fitness and sports industry for quite a while. In the early to mid 1970s, it was junior high and senior high school sports participation. I went on to be a so-so track and field athlete (pole vaulter) at the University of Iowa in the late 1970s and early 1980s
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What is the difference between fear of failure and fear of success? They both cause athletes to "get in their own way," experiencing fear, anxiety, tension, and