Parenting Athletes

Mental Toughness | BrainCodeCorpParenting athletes is hard work. There's an entirely new and different set of dynamics at work. You have to be mom, dad, or mom and dad, coach, counselor, EMT, equipment manager, engineer, and seamstress all before dinner! You're not alone and maybe, just maybe, we can help each other navigate this never-ending path to glory. Hey, what's your biggest challenge with your athlete?

Parenting Athletes: 5 Actions to Improve Mental Toughness

By Kip Rodgers | July 21, 2022 |

Developing mental toughness in our kids means allowing them to struggle. When we rescue or protect our kids from anxiety and the natural consequences of mistakes, then we develop mentally soft individuals who are needy. It may come as a surprise to you, but anxiety does not mean there is something wrong with your child…

Parenting Athletes: 6 Effective Tips for the Car Ride Home

By Kip Rodgers | September 1, 2021 |

What do you talk about during the car ride home from practice? What do you focus on after a game or competition while you head back home or to the hotel? How well do you FUEL your athlete with the conversation or do you DRAIN your kid with analysis and interrogation? Research of college athletes…

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