"Fun" Is Different For Every Athlete, And Changes With Age
We’ve seen a lot of athletes quit sports because of practices or teams that just aren’t enjoyable.
Working With Less Skilled Athletes In A Competitive Environment
I would suggest measuring all your players by a wider range of traditional and non-traditional metrics.
Marlon Stewart (Oregon State Men's Basketball) explains the role of personality in recruiting student-athletes
Baker suggests athletes reframe failures in sports to learn from mistakes and better focus on the next play.
Former MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson talks about forgetting mistakes to focus on the rest of the game.
Top 10 Tips For Sports Parents
Carol Dweck, author of Mindset, offers these 10 tips for all sports parents to inspire and motivate their kid.
Using The Growth Mindset To Become Self-Confident
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
New Year's Resolutions for Youth And High School Athletes
In case you have not made (or kept!) any New Year’s Resolutions, we suggest some that will help you improve!
Making The Concept Of Perfection Useful, Not Harmful
One thing Jerry Lynch notices is how many parents want their kids to be perfect. Can this be harmful?
Helping Motivate Your Undersized Kid
Maybe the best way to encourage your kid is to help him cope with the long-term reality of being undersized.
6 Life Lessons From The Cubs In The 2016 World Series
Here are six lessons that youth sports participants can take away from the Cubs’ 2016 World Series win.
Four Ways To Balance Athletic Identity
What if you worked on yourself as a person first, not just an athlete? Read here on how you can do just that.
Katie Ledecky’s High School AD: “Who Will Be the Next Katie Ledecky?”
The natural reaction to the question is that I’m referring to competitive swimming success. In fact, I am not.