The Sports Breath is a great trick to use in your everyday life. I taught this version to students and teachers as they returned to school after 9/11 in New York. This breathing technique will help relieve tension, whatever its cause. Once you have mastered it, you can use it to develop resilience for the […]
Success Mindset for Parents of 6-to-12-Year-Olds
A Success Mindset can help parents prepare children physically and mentally for a happy sports experience and ensure that family memories are about the joys of learning and playing together. Four areas of focus will help you, your athlete and your family find balance and reap the benefits of participating in organized athletics: -Use praise […]
The Ultimate Sports Parent Roadmap
It is most often a parent who is the first person to introduce a child to sports, and their level of involvement often affects whether the child has a positive experience. That is why it is so important that parents get things right and avoid undermining the positive reasons that drive them to put their […]
You’re Not Only a Coach, You’re a Teacher, Too
This video will help you succeed in an educational environment by becoming proactive in building strong relationships among team members and their parents to create the right conditions for a productive and positive sports experience for all. Whether this is your first coaching job or you have been coaching for many years, expectations for coaching […]
Kids playing sports ages 6-12
If you have a young child playing sports, here are the two things you need to do to ensure a successful experience. From the Aspen Institute’s Project Play parents’ checklist.
First steps newborns to 5 years old
Babies are born to move. The Aspen Institute’s Project Play offers a checklist for parents of newborns to five-year-olds to prepare young children for a life of movement and activity.