by Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP What Happened to Jenny Barringer? Legendary basketball coach John Wooden once said, “Things work outRead more
By Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP Controlling Stress: The Key to a Great US Open Finish The special pressures that surroundRead more
By Kristen Dieffenbach, PhD, CC-AASP – Coaching Educator – West Virginia University The June 8, 2009 issue of Sports IllustratedRead more
Dear Podium: I’ve got a young athlete I’ve been working with who trains beautifully but just can’t put it together during competition. I believe it is a confidence issue. How can I better coach him so that he doesn’t beat himself before the gun goes off?
– Confidence Coach
Kristen Dieffenbach PhD is an assistant professor of athletic coaching education at West Virginia University. She has a Ph.D. inRead more
Cyclists, regardless of their level of competition, take their sport much more seriously than do their counterparts in other sports.Read more