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The Mentally Tough Player

By Spencer Wood, USA Basketball 08/10/2017, 4:00pm CDT

Some coaches and players believe mental toughness is all about how hard we compete and push ourselves, while others believe that mental toughness is more about how well we perform under pressure.

AT THIS TIME EVERY YEAR, ATHLETES ADD ANOTHER IMPORTANT ASPECT TO THEIR LIVES THAT CAN IMPACT THEIR TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE: CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS.

Hey, Coach! Too Much Sports Practice can Hurt Kids Long-Term

By Steve James, NBC News 06/27/2017, 11:45am CDT

KIDS WHO PLAY LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, POP WARNER FOOTBALL, OR SPEND HOURS AT SOCCER OR TENNIS CAMPS CAN DEVELOP NOT ONLY A LIFETIME LOVE OF SPORTS, BUT ALSO LIFE-LONG INJURIES IF THEY TRAIN TOO HARD BEFORE THEY ARE FULLY DEVELOPED, A NEW STUDY REVEALS.


Daniel Kerkvleit-Cadet World Team Member

Daniel Kerkvliet will represent the USA at the Cadet World Championship.