Top 5 Benefits of Mental Preparation for Youth Athletes How well athletes perform has much to do with how well they prepare beforehand, both physically and mentally. While it’s easier to stress the physical aspects of preparation (like dynamic stretching, warming up, and staying hydrated) coaches should not underestimate the impact that good mental preparation…
Success in sports is largely determined by what is done long before a practice or game even begins. Our videos and articles from preparation experts will teach you and your athletes how to prepare to perform their best, every time.
What To Never Forget When Packing For A Sports Camp For your athletes to get the most out of their sports camp experience, it’s important for them to arrive prepared. Making sure your athlete has everything they need allows them to concentrate on learning the skills and drills taught at camp, as opposed to stressing over something…
Pre-Game Hydration For Youth Athletes FAQ Pre-exercise hydration can be a confusing topic for youth sports parents and coaches. Most people know that it is important, but the specifics of ‘why’ are murky. “How much water should my athletes be drinking before practices and games?”, “When should they start and stop drinking fluids before competing?”,…
The Importance of Long-Term Preparation TrueSport Ambassador Cody Miller knows as well as anyone that preparing to win Olympic gold doesn’t happen overnight, but instead takes years (or even decades) of consistent preparation and execution.
Why Preparing Begins With Eating Eating for peak performance isn’t rocket science, but it does take some take some trial and error. No one knows this better than Olympic swimmer and TrueSport Ambassador Elizabeth Beisel, who always takes time to eat the foods that will help her most in the pool.
Building A Foundation For Success TrueSport Ambassador Cody Miller shares the pillars of his preparation routine that eventually helped him win Olympic gold.
How Much Support Is Too Much? TrueSport Ambassador and four-time Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans offers her advice on how to find the happy medium between offering the support youth athletes need, but without pushing them *too* much.
Packing A Tournament Cooler With Janet Evans It can be overwhelming to try and figure out what to pack for all-day youth sports competitions. Olympian and TrueSport Parent Janet Evans shares her tips on how to keep young athletes happy with snacks that are both nutritious and easy to prepare.
How Candace Lee-Vering Prepares For Gameday Former USA Volleyball National Team Member and TrueSport Parent Candace Lee-Vering shares three big keys to having a successful pre-game routine that will help your athletes perform their best.
What’s In Elizabeth Beisel’s Gym Bag? A good training session is hard to have if you don’t bring the right things with you. Just ask two-time Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel, who shares what she always has in her gym bag.