FUN V COMPETITION

Extracted from John O’Sullivan’s blog: http://www.changingthegameproject.com She asked me “when do kids shift from having fun to being competitive in youth sports?” We get this question a lot, from parents of children 8-18. Our answer: They don’t! Fun and Competition are NOT mutually exclusive. Youth Sports should be both! How adults define fun is not how children…… Continue reading FUN V COMPETITION

FOCUS & CONFIDENCE

In football, it is common to find yourself or your team under the pump, facing challenges and losing the plot, right in the middle of a game. With so much activity and noise distracting you, feeding your thoughts and competing for your attention, staying focused and confident is imperative. This is true for a coach,…… Continue reading FOCUS & CONFIDENCE

FREE RESOURCE

Click here to download your FREE copy: sports_mind_shift players Click here to download your FREE copy: coaches_mind_shift Praise for Sports Mind Shift “Brett White is a practical thinker and a thinking practitioner. The message of “Sports Mind Shift” is not just intellectual theory but founded on real life experience which makes it invaluable to anyone…… Continue reading FREE RESOURCE

CHANGING THE GAME

DON’T MISS OUT: limited places left with one of the world’s foremost leaders in the area of children’s and youth sport, John O’Sullivan. John O’Sullivan, of the Changing the Game Project, spent two decades as a footballer and coach at youth, high school, college and professional level. He is the author of the #1 bestselling…… Continue reading CHANGING THE GAME

ONE POWERFUL QUESTION

John O’Sullivan, from Changing the Game Project, USA A few years back, I coached a talented, yet under-performing sixteen-year-old girl I will call Maddy. She was incredibly inconsistent in her play and often looked very depressed. She was definitely lacking in confidence. Her friends told me she was unsure whether to continue playing or not.…… Continue reading ONE POWERFUL QUESTION