Your problem isn’t this failure. Your problem is how you react to this failure. To be successful you must learn how to effectively manage your failures and setbacks. Winners react to failures by getting more motivated by them (eventually). Right after a setback a winner, like...


I can't do that! I'm too short to be good! I'm just not fast enough! I'll never be able to do that! Besides, I have exercise-induced asthma. The greatest limitations that you have are not physical, they are MENTAL!   


As an athlete and person, YOU are always limited most by what YOU BELIEVE is possible! 


Performance on and off the playing field is what I call “self-fulfilling.” That is, you always get what you expect...


Want to renew your faith in the true purpose and power of sports? Check this video out about Western Oregon University's Sara Tucholsky and the response of her Central Washington University opponents after Sara hit a three run homerun but, in the process, tore her ACL as she rounded first. Go to


So what should you do when your child suddenly falls into a slump or hits one of those ALL TOO COMMON performance plateaus? First off, DON'T HIT THE PANIC BUTTON! Slumps, blocks and plateaus are a normal part of an athlete's experience. That's N O R M A L!!! They don't necessarily mean that there's something dreadfully wrong. In fact, how you as the parent respond to your child-...


This is a great story about a nine year old who was so fed up with parents behaviors at his hockey games that he took matters into his own hands. (Article and his video!) 

Player's videotaped plea to hockey parents attracts thousands

Magic Hockey Helmet receives more than 85,000 hits on YouTube

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Duke University Sports psychologist Richard Keefe talks about the important role that parents play in determining the kind of youth sports experience that their children have. Go to 



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