Growing up I reckon my 3 sisters and I finished board games about 20% of the time. Often the game would end when one person (usually me) was exposed for cheating; or as soon as it was inevitable one of us would lose, the board would become airborne. To this day I don’t know how … More 5 ways to stop your kids being Sore Losers.
Do you ever look at other people’s kids and say ‘I wish mine were like them’. Why is it that some kids just seem to be motivated, skilled and have the right attitude when mine are just lazy? If this is you, it doesn’t mean you love them any less, it’s just that you … More Unmotivated kids – 5 solutions.
In todays culture, building a sense of ‘team first’ can be a challenge because of the continual focus on individual success. People right from an early age are encouraged to be the star of the team because it is the stars that get the biggest rewards. Look at the attached picture and quote attributed to … More When being the best is not enough.
Mottos, mantras, visions and brands; every company or sporting team seems to have one these days. The truth is most aren’t worth the cheap frames they sit in. That is unless you are the Hawthorn Football Club. The Hawks turned a simple three-word motto into a powerful force that drove them to their third Premiership … More 3 words that drove the Hawks.
Are you a Sideline Psycho, Silent Supporter or just an Enthusiastic Encourager? When it come to kids sport and parental involvement it is difficult to know where to draw the line. Do too little and the kids may think you don’t care, do too much and the sport becomes more about you than them. In … More 6 signs you’re an ‘over involved’ sports parent
Part 2 – How to succeed at sporting trials. I hope you found last weeks tips on how to succeed at sporting trials useful. I’ve had some great feedback and would love to hear some of your success stories. So here goes, the remainder of the top tips for successful sporting trials: 6. The Magic 3 … More Part 2 – How to succeed at sporting trials