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Advocating For a Written Sport Psychology Curriculum for Youth and School Sports Teams
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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." — Margaret Mead, anthropologist, writer.

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." - Frederick Douglass, abolitionist, writer, speaker.

"Some men see things as they are and ask 'Why?' I dream things that never were and ask, 'Why not?'" Robert F. Kennedy, 1968.

Links, an online education resource for adults involved in youth sports.

The Institute for Sport Coaching, Acton, MA, with Chris Hickey, aims to develop and nurture professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic and youth sport coaches capable of preparing athletes for positive experiences in sport and teaching life skills necessary to be valued members of their communities.

The Ultimate Sports Parent, co-founded by award-winning parenting writer Lisa Cohn and Youth Sports Psychology expert Dr. Patrick Cohn, helps parents and coaches instill positive mental game skills in young athletes.

Athletic Insight

The Hockey Coaching Resource

Ready to Play

Anger Management

Competitive Edge

Tao Sports. Internationally recognized Sports Psychology expert Dr. Jerry Lynch can coach you to realizing your full potential in athletics and life - no matter what age, sport, or level!

A Coach's Resource Center for Coaching Youth Basketball and Youth Sports

Sports Psychology Tools for Athletes from Mental Game Expert Dr. Patrick Cohn

Basketball and Volleyball Success Training Program with David Cross and others

TeamSportsLinks -- Dedicated to youth sports organizations, leagues, and teams

Y-Coach - Coaching drills, information and products for youth sports

Dr. Kevin L. Burke and Coach Dale Brown, Sport Psychology Library, Basketball

Dr. Gary Beale's Individualized Mental Strength Training; One-on-one, web-based training for the mental skills that help elevate your game.

Pursuing Victory With Honor, the CHARACTER COUNTS! national sportsmanship campaign, builds character in athletes by promoting the Six Pillars of Character—trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.

Further Reading

You can find these books on the link below or by seeking the help of your local bookstore.

From the field of psychology:
Learned Optimism, Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
The Optimistic Child, Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.
Authentic Happiness, Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D.

From the field of sport psychology:
Winning The Mental Way, Karlene Sugarman, MA
Self-Esteem, Third Edition, Matthew McKay, Ph.D., Patrick Fanning
Mind Game, Gary Mack with David Casstevens
Mastering Your Inner Game, David Kauss, Ph.D.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Robert S. Weinberg, Daniel Gould
Coaches Guide To Sport Psychology, Rainer Martens
Handbook of Research on Sport Psychology, Edited Robert Singer, Milledge Murphey, L. Keith Tennant (large research book meant for psychiatrists and psychologists)

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Our Mission
To bring positive change to the general school curriculum and sports programming by:
 •  Building a positive school environment
 •  Enhancing emotional health
 •  Reducing violence, addictions and eating disorders including obesity

"(After the workshop, as an example of what he learned) If you're doing your routine, don't focus on the outcome of your routine and the score that you want, but focus on the details, like your form and focus on keeping your toes pointed, things like that, and that will keep you from messing up."

 -- junior gymnast on Channel 5 News.

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