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From Books to Base Paths

While playing college sports is a lifetime highlight, the pressure on an athlete is extremely demanding if he's trying to excel at both academics and athletics. I'm in awe of anyone who pulls it off, especially this young man whose name I share. Follow the link for the story. http://fscmocs.com/article.asp?articleID=2398
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Mom: “Am I Part of the Problem?”

Correspondence with a concerned sport parent: David, I have an 8 year daughter who is starting to develop nerves before competitions which is affecting her performances.  She's fine until a few days before competition and then we can see the butterflies start taking over - we need help! Sport Mom (more…)
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Conquering the Fear of Failure

I was recently asked by a coach, "How can we help young athletes get past the fear of failure." The question can be answered on several levels and I'll use a swimming pool metaphor to expose the depth of this common question. (more…)
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Free Webinar: To Push or Not to Push – A Parent’s Dilemma

Do you find yourself wrestling with how much to push your child? Do you sometimes wonder if you should push at all? Which way do you lean -- Tiger parent or Helicopter parent? This free webinar will give you a whole new perspective on the topic. More importantly, it will provide you with four specific…
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