Tag Archives: Youth Sports

HOW YOU LOSE IS DIRECTLY TIED TO HOW YOU WIN

One of the cruelest moments in sports happens when the loser is interviewed, on camera, directly after letting the opportunity slip away. I’ve seen many athletes fall victim to pride and humiliation in that moment. It happened most recently to Serena Williams after her shocking defeat to unseeded Roberta Vinci. While it shouldn’t be lost in the conversation that Vinci

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Have we gone trophy crazy? What we lose by making everyone a winner.

The recent comments by Steeler Linebacker, James Harrison, has once again stirred the debate regarding awards to youth athletes. The handing out of trophies to all participants is a missed opportunity that we could very easily fix without the hostility, anger and disappointment that often dogs this topic. I tell you exactly how on my guest blog found on Mommymasters.com.

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