The Purpose of Sports and 8 Guiding Principles

The Purpose of Sports and 8 Guiding Principles   The purpose of sports is to cultivate the dignity and harmony of our bodies to develop its health, strength, agility and grace. We should never prioritize the success of sports before the following eight guiding principles. “Never put passion in front of principle, even if you…

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Open Communication With Your Parents Part 3

This blog is an add on from the last blog “Open Communication WIth Parents Part 2”. From the previous blog, I went through a list of questions to ask yourself about your parents communicating to you about basketball. I also gave examples of how I would answer. Questions to Answer About their Parents:   Mentally,…

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5 Key Emotions All Winners Overcome

5 Key Emotions All Winners Overcome   Winning can be considered a game whether it is in sports, business, taking exams or in a career.  Your thoughts, feelings and emotions have a significant impact on how well you will perform during these areas. In order to be a winner at anything you must learn how…

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Open Communication With Parents Part 2

This blog is an add on from the last blog “Open Communication WIth Parents”. As an athlete and a son/daughter to our parents, we have a perception of our authority figures. Athletes think that their parents might critique them hard and expect a lot from them. Sometimes your performance isn’t the best and you are…

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7 Keys for Summer Success

7 Keys for Summer Success   The simple things are simple to do but they are also simple not to do.  Start today by making some simple but effective choices and you will return back to school a much better version of yourself than when you left. Follow the 7 keys below to make this…

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Open Communication With Your Parents

As an athlete, of course you talk about basketball with your teammates, coaches, friends, teachers, family, and parents. Are both of your parents involved in your basketball career? If not, which one is a little more than the other? The reason I am asking is because parents have the best intentions for their kids but…

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