Why Kids Quit Sports
The main reasons kids quit sports are lack of fun, pressure to perform and perceived lack of competence.
6 Steps For Sports Parents To Cope With Stress
Before, during and after competition, sports parents often stress over their children's performances.
A Coach's Role In Athlete Burnout
This article summarizes scholarly research pointing to coach behaviors as contributing to athlete burnout.
Five Tips For Building And Maintaining Confidence
Confidence, a key to success in sports + beyond, can sometimes come and go. Here are tips on keeping confident
Sports Parenting Do's And Don'ts
A summary of studies on how parents influence performance and attitudes of their youth athletes.
How To Use Imagery And Visualization To Improve Athletic Performance
Imagery & visualization can help athletes connect mind and body and imagine new possibiliities for performance
How To Conquer Pre-Competition Anxiety
This article defines anxiety, explores its causes and suggests ways for athletes to conquer anxiety
Youth Sports Injury Prevention
Learn about the five most common youth sports injuries and how you can avoid them with exercise tips.
Overuse Syndrome: Tips for Parents and Coaches of Youth Baseball Players
4 tips from experts in orthopedic medicine on how to best prevent overuse injuries in youth athletes.
Focuses For 1st-Time Coaches
To ensure your first year coaching is a success, focus on safety, motivation, techniques and fun.