Building a Moral Legacy

Building a Moral Legacy

It was the most disturbing message I heard during my high school athletic career. “A good loser is still a loser.” Second place was never good enough. Winning was all that mattered. Youth and scholastic athletic programs were designed to…

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Almost all of us have this one common destructive daily habit, that is, to compare ourselves to others. We compare houses, jobs, phones, cars, relationships, money, and social position and so on. What this habit does is creates negativity within…

Creatine is not just for the muscle

Creatine: Not Just for Muscle

  If you’re involved in sports that require speed, power, and strength, then you’ve likely come across creatine before. The supplement gained prominence in the early 1990s as a method of enhancing strength, and since then research has continued to…

Great Athletes Possess Great Confidence

Great Athletes Possess Great Confidence

Great athletes have incredible beliefs in their ability to perform. “With hard work,” Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps noted, “with belief, with confidence, and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” Self-confidence equals success. Outstanding athletes are…

Self-Talk

Positive Self-Talk: “Why not say something positive about yourself?”

Words and thoughts we say to ourselves, commonly referred to as Self-Talk, can be used to direct attention to a particular thing to improve focus or in conjunction with other techniques. Our thoughts determine our feelings - our feelings determine…

Fear of Coronavirus Is Affecting Sports World

Fear of Coronavirus Is Affecting Sports World

Governments are scrambling to stop the spread of the virus, advising against public gatherings. In several countries, people have been advised against shaking hands to minimize risks of contamination. Italy, Europe's worst-hit country, has cancelled all sporting events until at…