05
26
2016

Mindfulness: Nole’s “Secret” Weapon

By: Lee0

I thought it was fitting to talk about Novak Djokovic as the world number one gears up for third round action in Roland Garros determined to win the only Grand Slam that has eluded him so far in his surefire hall of fame career.  Say what you want about Djokovic not (yet) being able to hoist The Mus...

05
09
2016

Sport Psychology in the NBA

By: Lee0

A few weeks ago, I was so happy to read about my favorite NBA team, the Indiana Pacers (yes, wherever Larry Bird goes, I follow), having their own sport psychologist.  The article from Indystar.com is pretty much about Chris Carr, the team sport psychologist, and the kind of work he does with the Pa...

01
03
2016

“Gigil” gets you knocked out

By: Lee0

I’m a big fight fan and in the past month, I’ve seen two champions lose their belts in violent fashion.  Yes, I’m referring to Ronda Rousey and Jose Aldo of the UFC.  Both were considered the most dominant champions in their respective divisions: Rousey was the world’s most dominant athlete accordin...

07
02
2015

Reasons your child quits sports

By: Lee0

I came across a very interesting article written by John O’Sullivan, founder of the Changing the Game Project, regarding the reasons kids quit sports. I found it interesting and highly relevant to Filipino parents whose kids are either currently active in sports or young athletes who for some...

05
10
2015

How to get your kids into sports

By: Lee0

With all the world-class sports taking place these days- from $100 million boxing matches and bank shot buzzer-beaters to amazing goals on the pitch and back-handed chips into the green- it’s hard not to wonder how great it would be if your own 8-year old were playing an actual sport instead o...