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Just about two years ago I was training for my first sprint triathlon. I was in really good physical shape and was super excited to take on a new challenge. During my training, I developed a stiff neck presumably from swimming. I started to have...

Why Is Resourcefulness a Critical Skill for College Athletes? Lindsey Hamilton, Assistant Head Coach of Mental Conditioning at the highly-respected IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, shared in a recent conversation with me on my Freshman Foundation podcast that the most successful college athletes exhibit resourcefulness. Well,...

I recently listened to Eric Cressey’s Elite Baseball Development podcast. His guest was Dusty Blake, pitching coach for Duke University’s baseball program. Coach Blake mentioned that one book he recommends to incoming freshmen is Chop Wood, Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the...

Originally posted on the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) website on April 21, 2020: https://appliedsportpsych.org/blog/2020/04/motivating-your-kids-during-covid-19-homeschooling/ Parents and children alike have been thrust into a unique situation as a result of COVID-19 related school closings. Schools are implementing at-home instruction out of necessity, including daily instruction...