Kids Drop Out of Sports Too Quick

Around 70 percent of kids in the United States stop playing organized sports by the age of 13 because “it’s just not fun anymore” says the Washington Post.* Remember those days when your kid was [...]

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Fear of swimming competitively

I have worked with so many swimmers at a variety of ages and a variety of levels. What I’ve seen is that swimming brings with it all the mental challenges prevalent in other sports: focus, [...]

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Burnout in young athletes

I’ve written several articles on burnout and it seems to be one of my top viewed articles. Why is that? I think it’s because the pressure to perform particularly at a young age [...]

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How to handle winning

A few weeks ago I starting talking about Psychology of winning and losing in sports. I talked about why winning and losing is important and how to deal with each of those scenarios. Last week I [...]

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