• Even the Best Struggle Mentally

    March 31, 2015, 9:06 am 0 comment Sports
    Here's a great article about Rafael Nadal in which he describes struggling mentally this year on the pro tennis tour. Roger Federer also discusses his mental difficulties. For most people, it's
  • Are Coaches the Real Bullies in School?

    March 23, 2015, 9:52 am 0 comment Sports
    A truly eye-opening and painful article in The Atlantic describing how many coaches are the real bullies in school and, by extension, youth sports. Moreover, this abusive behavior is applauded
  • Taylor Interview on Sport Psychology with Former NFLer Isaac Byrd

    March 20, 2015, 8:00 am 0 comment Sports
    I was recently interviewed by Isaac Byrd, a former NFL player. We talked about  sport psychology and the mental preparation for sport. Might be worth a listen.
  • Sports are Like Sleep

    March 19, 2015, 8:59 am 0 comment Sports
    Having just read the title of my new article, You may be thinking: “Has Dr. Jim finally lost it? What does sleep have to do with sports?” Let me explain.
  • Another Sign that Youth Sports are Out of Control

    February 26, 2015, 8:52 am 0 comment Parenting Sports
    If you want another sign that youth sports (and the parents and coaches that are behind it) have gone completely off the rails, read this truly unsettling article. No doubt that many
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