Mental Toughness

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Legendary Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw: Parents Today Don't Want to Give Their Child a Chance to Fail

Muffet McGraw is basketball royalty. Since taking over as head coach for Notre Dame's women's basketball in 1987, she's led the program to 8 Final ...

Why Mindfulness Is the Athlete's Secret Weapon

The phrase "sports are 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical" is often said—but how often do we take it to heart? Generally, the mental stren...

5 Science-Backed Training Tips Swimmers Can Use to Dominate the Pool

Swimmers spend a lot of time working on their technique and conditioning in the water. Around and around the black line they go, throwing up astron...

Athletes Are Less Mentally Resilient Than Ever. Here's How to Change It

When many of us hear the words "mental toughness," we automatically envision someone "breathing and visualizing" their way through tough times. Tha...

4 Ways Sports Parents Fail Their Youth Athletes

"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. C...