For the Parents… Game Day

By Tom Goodman, M.Ed. Parents of young athletes sometimes struggle in their efforts to help their children’s development in sport. Well intentioned, much of the time, their methods employ over-questioning,

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Selling Your Mission

  By Dan Freigang, Sport Psychologist with the U.S. National Team Mike Shanahan of the Denver Broncos and US soccer’s Tim Shultz  have a lot in common. Shanahans organizational  skills are a key to the Broncos success.  Indeed, the Denver Bronco’s coach makes himself look psychic with his management of the team.  Shanahan’s has  won […]

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DEVELOPING THE PSYCHE OF THE GOALKEEPER

BY PAUL BLODGETT To paraphrase John Muir: Most people live on the earth; I choose to live in it. This phrase succinctly expresses the state of the psyche of the successful goalkeeper. The goalkeeper is not a superficial position – the athlete must be totally absorbed; mind, body and spirit. As a coach of the […]

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