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March 16, 2015

Athletes: Citizens Above the Law?

Exploring the Impact of Bad Behavior in the NFL.

One side of athletics is full of glorified championships and gold medals and the other side is full of controversy and poor sportsmanship. Controversial issues range from youth sports being distorted by over-zealous parents, political ideations that overwhelm the… Continue Reading →

 
 
February 17, 2015

Top 5 Ways To Become a Great Team Leader

All athletes can learn how to be a great team leader. Some athletes are chosen to be team captains because they have exceptional leadership skills. Being a team captain adds a layer of complication into athletes’ lives because they expected to play a consistently great game and are also expected… Continue Reading →

 
 
January 20, 2015

How Mental Toughness Training Gives the Competitive Edge - Sport Psych for the Super Bowl

How Mental Toughness Training Gives the Competitive Edge - Sport Psych for the Super Bowl

The NFL playoff games had fans on the edges of their seats to see who will play in the Super Bowl. The Seahawks and Patriots have two weeks to prepare for the biggest game of the year. Both teams have proven to be physically capable of this challenge so it… Continue Reading →

 
 
January 07, 2015

Top 5 Tips For Motivating Teams

Top 5 Tips For Motivating Teams

Motivation is a key characteristic of successful athletes. Coaches and parents often try to help athletes increase or maintain motivation. Some “old-school” ways of increasing motivation can be viewed as punishment (running three miles because you were late to practice) and some “new-school” motivational techniques can appear to be coddly… Continue Reading →

 
 
December 05, 2014

Concussions In Youth Sport: Recognizing Symptoms & Respecting Recovery

Concussions In Youth Sport: Recognizing Symptoms & Respecting Recovery

Football season is in full gear and teams are ready to determine strategies that will hopefully lead to the playoffs. One challenge that many teams face is the injury list, specifically concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI).

 

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), “a concussion is… Continue Reading →

 
 

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