The Way You Win Matters
It was a boys high school basketball game and I was sitting next to a father, whose son was playing for one of the teams. The father, who I’ll call “Jim”, was a former basketball coach […]
Two basketball teams kicked out of the high school playoffs.
Two coaches suspended for all of next season, their coaching future in doubt.
$1,500 fines for each school, their programs on probation.
All because adult egos got in the […]
Youth coaches can help young athletes overcome the fear of failure through confidence-building practice sessions and by getting players more "into the game".
If we want young athletes to enjoy playing sports and achieve the most from their abilities and hard work, we need to help them overcome their fear of failure.
You find out a lot about people when they go through adversity. Here's a look at what Peyton Manning may have learned from his dad about accountability and respect.
Original Post: November 18, 2013
We don’t know what prompted an Alabama High School to post a sign Friday night at its football game that showed such insensitivity and lack of respect.
What we do know is that the school […]
Ask a retired athlete what he or she misses after leaving the game and, chances are, you’ll hear it’s not the “winning”but the “competing” that is being missed the most. […]
The aftermath of the 100-0 girls’ high school basketball game played earlier this month in Texas has taken a predictable course, with reactions of anger and disgust on one side, defiance and cries of political correctness on the other. […]
You would think the fence between the bleachers and the field would be enough. But often, it turns out to be too small, too weak for the force pushing it from one side. Even a wall and a moat might […]