• Brutally Honest Take on Sport Parenting

    September 30, 2015, 9:09 am 0 comment Parenting Sports
    As you may know, I'm pretty darned outspoken about parents of young athletes who are seduced by our hypercompetitive youth sports culture in which parents become overly invested (in terms
  • The Challenges of Sports Parenting

    September 14, 2015, 10:19 am 0 comment Parenting Sports
    I was recently interviewed by a Canadian parenting magazine (thus the title's reference to Sidney Crosby) on the challenges of being a sports parents.  There are some interesting perspectives that the
  • What it Takes to be a Champion

    September 09, 2015, 11:50 am 0 comment Ski Racing Sports
    Jamie Astle, the father of the late racer Bryce Astle, recently described the qualities that he believed would have made Bryce a ski racing champion. His list is formidable and
  • Interview on Endurance Sport Psychology

    August 31, 2015, 8:40 am 0 comment Sports
          I was recently interviewed by on the psychology of endurance sports, including trail running.  I offer a lot of practical ideas on how to be prepared,
  • PGA Star Jordan Spieth Didn’t Specialize Early

    August 25, 2015, 1:05 pm 0 comment Sports
    On the heels of my recent post in which I explore the risks and benefits of young athletes specializing early in a sport, a recent article in the New York Times
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