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What’s Working in Your Spacecraft?

The year is coming to an end and it’s common for athletes to take an inventory of what goals have been reached and which aspirations went unfulfilled.  In the midst of that reflection it’s very easy to get caught up in a negative mental spiral of what’s not good, not working, weaknesses, and reasons why…
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When Training Takes Over

A few years ago I wrote an article about the dangers of overtraining.  I had personally suffered with performance inconsistencies by believing that if five practice hours were good, then ten must be TWICE as good!  After the article was published in Water Ski Magazine, I asked two of my friends, “Have you read “The…
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The Things That Come Out of Your Mouth!

It’s been said that nothing dictates the quality of our relationships more than the quality of our conversations.  When conversations with our children are filled with unguarded openness, sincere respect, and important information our closeness elevates.  On the other hand, we’ve all had those conversations when the living room felt more like a courtroom with…
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Student Athletes: Balancing Both Worlds

“I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them not to let that be their only dream.” -Kareem Abdul Jabber In most areas of our lives, finding balance is key.  For parents trying to raise a good student in the middle of playoffs, finding balance can be difficult.  Refocusing attention to algebra…
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