Sam Weinman spoke with celebrated public figures to learn how they overcame epic losses. Use their insights to help young athletes bounce back from heartbreak and understand the values that can be found in a loss.
Former Green Bay linebacker Brady Poppinga, author of The True Spirit of Competition, shares valuable insight for coaches and parents on helping young athletes squeeze the most out of their experiences. Are you making it all about the kids?
U.S. Olympic Field Hockey great Lauren Crandall – Rio bound this summer – learned many valuable lessons as a young athlete: Bouncing back from disappointment, focusing on the process and giving everything you’ve got to the moment
Former Green Bay Packer linebacker and Super Bowl champion Brady Poppinga, author of The True Spirit of Competition, on the real purpose of youth sports, shaping young lives and having Brett Favre as a teammate.
Tim McDonald, former Pro Bowl safety for the Super Bowl champion San Francisco 49ers and current defensive backs coach for the Buffalo Bills, shares his youth coaching secrets for making the most of your practices.
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