• Wake-up Call for All Sports Parents

    July 28, 2014, 3:35 pm 0 comment Sports
    A compelling article in the New York Times titled All Played Out, written by an orthopedic surgeon and sports father, nails the problem with youth sports directly on the head.
  • The Power of Self-talk (“You” is Better Than “I”)

    July 10, 2014, 11:11 am 0 comment Sports
    An interesting article discussing research that demonstrates the benefits of self-talk and the difference between using second person ("You can do it") and first person ("I can do it"). Hint: second
  • Practice Makes Better, But Not Necessarily Much Better

    July 07, 2014, 12:48 pm 0 comment Sports
    A great article that further debunks the "10 years, 10,000 hours" theory of deliberate practice. Yes, practice makes you better, but, according to a recent study, not that much better.
  • For Athletic Success, You Pay Now or Pay Later

    July 07, 2014, 7:27 am 0 comment Sports
    Just about every sport has an off-season during which a key focus should be on building your fitness that acts as the foundation for all of your other sports efforts.
  • Early Sports Specialization Hurts Children

    June 11, 2014, 8:46 am 0 comment Sports
    An eye-opening article smashing the myth that early specialization in sports gives children a leg up in later athletic success. In fact, the research shows otherwise. Plus, early specialization in a sport results