A quick description of five different challenges that can cause some of the biggest lapses in composure for young athletes.
Atychiphobia is something that has haunted human beings for generations. More commonly known as the fear of failure, it affects a large amount of people, regardless of race, gender, occupation, etc.
In the context of sports, fear […]
Athletes at every level get nervous before competition. There will always be nerves and tension when the pressure of competition is mounting.
For young athletes especially, it is important they have a coach ready to calm […]
It’s a motivational tactic that everyone has heard before: “Don’t be afraid of failure. It’s just an opportunity to learn from your mistakes.”
While it is a correct and very admirable way of looking at […]
The recent success of the Philadelphia 76ers, particularly young stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, has led to the rise of the rallying cry “Trust The Process”. The catch phrase came to life when ex-Philly GM Sam Hinkie resigned, leaving the Sixers a plethora of young talent, draft picks, and salary cap space.
In sports, there are all kinds of moments that can define a player’s career. It could be hitting a home run, making a game-winning basket, or scoring a goal in extra time. For a majority of young athletes in America though, their sports career-defining moment is usually […]
One of the more surprising stats about youth sports is that 70 percent of young athletes in the United States will quit playing sports by the time they’re thirteen years old. It’s such a high percentage that […]