Tips for Athletes

The Winning Mentality You Should Have In Youth Sports 30 Mar

The Winning Mentality You Should Have In Youth Sports

Posted by Michael Gorton 30-Mar-2016

Youth sports are important for children and teenagers because it leads to the development of skills that can be used later in life, whether the kids go on to be professional athletes or not. Some of the skills that kids learn during these activities include teamwork, communication, collaboration, focus, hard work, and discipline. Below are some additional aspects of the winning mentality that youth sports should develop in kids:

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Sport Psychology Tips For Young Athletes 15 Dec

Sport Psychology Tips For Young Athletes

Posted by Michael Gorton 15-Dec-2015

When playing sports, children may do well during practice, but lose their confidence during the actual competitive game. There are many reasons this can occur, and children who are lacking in focus or composure can improve through mental training. Sport psychology training can be performed with children as young as ten years of age, but because each child is unique, it is important to make sure that the training is suited to their personality and needs. Here are some tips to bear in mind:

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Common Youth Sports Injuries And How To Prevent Them 30 Nov

Common Youth Sports Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Posted by Michael Gorton 30-Nov-2015

Children can gain many benefits from playing sports. Some of these include increased physical fitness, social well being and learning the importance of teamwork. At the same time, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) estimates that more than 2 million American children wind up in the emergency room each year as a result of sports related injuries. Below are a list of the most common injuries which the youth sustain while playing sports, and how they can be prevented.

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