PUSH: From the Classrom to the Olympics

  STORY BY BRIAN BURNSED | NCAA.ORG CHAMPION MAGAZINE A mile of concrete, entombed in ice, lies at Aja Evans’ ...
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A GRAY MATTER: THE TRUTH BEHIND CONCUSSIONS

This story appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Champion magazine Michael McCrea suspected that, when he and his wife ...
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A Student Athlete’s Guide: Competing for a Job

BY: AMY WIMMER SCHWARB| EDITED BY: MEGAN FERNANDEZZ | ILLUSTRATIONS BY: ARNEL REYNON This story appeared in the Spring 2015 ...
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TRAINING DAYS: WHY THEY TRAIN

BY BRIAN BURNSED | ILLUSTRATIONS BY  CHERYL REYNON Games and meets and matches – those are the fun part. Those ...
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Nutrition 101, For the Athlete

As an student athlete, or athlete in general, nutrition plays  a pivotal role in your success, both short term and ...
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Financial Management: Playbook for Life!

The lack of financial education has caused many setbacks and failures in the lives of college student-athletes. Not understanding how ...
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SAT PRACTICE MATERIAL

Getting ready to write your SATs in order to get to an American College? We have assembled some practice material ...
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Dealing with anger in competition

By Kay Porter, Ph.D., Porter Performance Systems, Eugene, OR Two athletes I worked with had major issues around anger and ...
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Sports Imagery Training

What is imagery? Imagery is also called visualization or mental rehearsal Imagery means using all of your senses (e.g., see, ...
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Principles of Effective Goal Setting

1. Make goals specific, observable and in measurable terms – Setting general goals such as improving your shooting per centage in basketball ...
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Pain Tolerance in Sport

Pain is ever-present in sport.  An athlete’s ability to tolerate pain is essential to success. Pain provides valuable information about your body ...
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Procrastination and Student Athletes

What is procrastination? Dictionary.com says it is, “to put off till another day or time; defer; delay.” As a student-athlete, ...
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Updated 2017 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications ...
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For the Student Athlete: SAT Preparation

Are you a student athlete who is looking to take advantage of a scholarship opportunity in the United States? First ...
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