19 09, 2017

Vlog: What is Prime Sport (Prime Ski Racing)?

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Prime Ski Racing vlog, Prime Sport vlog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

In my first of 12 vlog segments for athletes and coaches (parents can enjoy them too!), I describe my concept of Prime Sport (Prime Ski Racing) and how understanding it will provide you with a clear goal that you can strive for as you pursue sport (or ski racing) success. For this and future segments, [...]

18 09, 2017

Four Online Courses for Athletes, Coaches, and Parents (Non-Ski Racing)

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

With the fall sports season upon us, now is a great time for athletes in all sports to get their minds in great shape, coaches to sharpen their skills, and parents to be the best sports parents they can be. Good news; I can help! I'm pleased to announce the launch of my updated and [...]

24 08, 2017

Time Magazine’s Cover Story: Youth Sports is Big Business

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: Parenting, Sports|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you haven't seen it, Time magazine's cover story, for which I was interviewed, offers a scathing indictment of what I call the "youth sports industrial complex" and how what used to be about fun is now a $15 billion business. Every parent of a young athlete should read the article, reflect on their own [...]

22 08, 2017

Inspiration for Athletic Success Must Come From Within

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re a committed athlete, I’m sure you watch your favorite professional or Olympic athletes compete, whether LeBron, Serena, Tom, or Simone. Or you watch videos of them training on YouTube. Or you hear an interview with them in which they talk about their efforts, challenges, and successes. Or you read their autobiography. How do [...]

22 08, 2017

Inspiration for Ski Racing Success Must Come From Within

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I’m sure you’ve watched World Cup video of Mikaela or Marcel or Ted or Lindsey. Or seen them race in the Olympics or World Championships. Or heard an interview with them in which they talk about their efforts, challenges, and successes. How do you feel after? Well, inspiration, right? What a great feeling! You're fired [...]

21 08, 2017

Taylor’s Latest Sport Psychology Textbook

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Book Publishing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

I'm pleased to announce the publication of my 3rd edited sport psychology textbook, Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology, by Human Kinetics. Along with a team of 42 experts in the field, Assessment in Applied Sport Psychology is a comprehensive resource that offers both students and professionals the opportunity to hone their skills to help their clients, starting with [...]

27 07, 2017

“Money in the Bank, Baby!”: Start Making Ski Racing Confidence Deposits Now

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

In my final post of this past winter, I exhorted you to buy into the notion that Next Season Starts…NOW! With the prep period in full swing and the fall not far away, focusing on your mental training has never been more important. The prep period is an immensely important time to pursue your ski [...]

17 07, 2017

Watch Video This Summer to Ski Your Fastest Next Winter

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Watching video is one of the most underrated mental tools in your mental training toolbox. It is a powerful tool for strengthening important mental muscles such as confidence, intensity, focus, and mindset. It can also be used, when combined with mental imagery, to improve technique and tactics. Another benefit is that watching yourself ski fast [...]

6 07, 2017

Make Mental Imagery a Part of Your Summer Training

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you do anything to work on the mental side of your ski racing during this off season, it better be mental imagery. Why, you ask. Because there is no more powerful mental tool than mental imagery and it can have a huge impact on your ski racing. And here’s my challenge to you: If [...]

27 06, 2017

Three New Prime Ski Racing Online Courses for Racers, Coaches, & Parents

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I'm excited to announce the launch of three new Prime Ski Racing online courses for racers, coaches, and parents: Prime Ski Training 202: Total Preparation for Maximum Performance, Prime Ski Coaching 404: Psychology of Training Champion Ski Racers, and Prime Sport Parenting 505: Raising Successful and Happy Athletes, all offered on-demand and self-paced to fit into the busy [...]