What Coaches Want From Athletes – Basketball

I have been working with high school and college basketball athletes for a number of years and it amazes me how important communication is on and off the court.  There is the support that the bench gives the team on the floor. There is the nonverbal and verbal communication the coaches, trainers and team doctors give to the players on ... More

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Top 5 Tips to Improve Confidence in Young Athletes

Seventy five percent of all young athletes drop out of sports by the time they are 13 years old.  Why?  Because sports is no longer fun for them. Playing competitively no longer brings them joy and satisfaction. Whether you believe it or not you, as a parent, you have the power to determine whether your child drops out of sports or stays ... More

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Affording the Cost of Youth Sports

You wouldn't think that joining a community youth sports league could be all that expensive especially if you are looking at soccer, touch football, or even tennis or little league baseball.  No doubt there is a registration fee (which may or may not include the cost of a basic uniform), but what about the cost for shorts, gloves, pads, ... More

Young Athletes and Mental Training (Podcast)

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