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
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.
Youth Sports Injury Prevention
Learn about the five most common youth sports injuries and how you can avoid them with exercise tips.