Welcome to Dr. Jim Taylor’s blog! Its goal is to inspire, inform,and transform with ideas, perspectives, insights, and tools that can change your thinking, your performances, and your life.


2505, 2017

A Must-Read for Every Parent of a Young Female Athlete

I was just sent this article by former world-class runner, Lauren Fleshman. It is truly a must-read for every parent of a young female athlete and young female athletes themselves. The article explores the physical, [...]

2205, 2017

Make Mental Training a Priority in the Off-season

This article is a challenge for you to take an essential, yet often neglected, piece of the ski racing success puzzle and make it a priority during the off-season, namely, your mental training. Let me [...]

1505, 2017

Nice Article about my Online Courses

As many of you know, I have developed a four-course curriculum of online courses. just published a really nice article about my Prime Ski Racing online mental training courses. Thanks to Megan for writing [...]

1105, 2017

With Off-season Training, You Pay Now or Pay Later

The off-season is now underway and you are probably hitting the gym and and, hopefully, hitting the slopes soon as well some time in the next few months. Though getting the miles on snow is [...]

205, 2017

Next Season Starts…NOW!

The race season is finally over. After a long and demanding winter, you're probably tired of skiing (regardless of whether the season was a triumph or a disappointment). It's time to hang up your skis, [...]

105, 2017

Why So Many Kids are Bored, Impatient, and Frustrated

I came across this great article that should challenge all parents to ask themselves whether they are preparing their children for life in the "real world." The article focuses on the reason why so many [...]