Pros and Cons of Starting Sports Young

We have all seen and heard stories about prodigy athletes who start sports at 3 or 4 years old and now are the phenoms in their field. At age 3, Kobe Bryant told his mom he was going to grow up [...]

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Mastering Sports Skills

“You’ve got to ingrain and reinforce the new skills,” practice no longer makes perfect. In order to be excellent at your sport, more is required. Athletics are both physical and [...]

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Why Athletes Make Great Leaders

Many athletes struggle with how to translate their physical prowess into an intellectual arena. In other words, athletes wonder, “What am I going to do when I cannot play my sport any [...]

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Pre-Game Routines

When people are asked about their pre-game rituals, most athletes have specific tasks they like to complete before competition. Cristiano Rinaldo, arguably the best soccer player, will not play a [...]

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Leadership

With the beginning of 2015 and the accompanying new year resolutions, I began thinking about the qualities and characters that make an incredible leader. If you are a San Francisco 49ers fan and [...]

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Tis The Season

It seems like 2014 has flown by. Looking back on the year, it is hard to believe that the holiday season is already upon us again. When reflecting on the year, some of us may have very mixed [...]

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Music as energy

Last week I talked about how music can help you become a better tennis player and athlete. I talked about how music elicits emotion, how music distracts and the affect of arousal/energy on [...]

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Do you want rock solid confidence?

What does confidence mean? True self-confidence – is a realistic (being realistic is very important and it’s not about someone else’s realistic expectations but your’s) belief [...]

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