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David Benzel Article and Sign Up for Webinar Oct 18

October 6, 2016 No comments , , , ,
David Benzel's newest article: When a Sport Chooses Your Child is about how your child chooses to start a sport and try it out. "Creative parents find ways to expose their children to a variety of activities, while at the same time having no agenda or preconceived notions about what their child “should” do."  Click here to read more David Benzel's Webinar on: How to Discuss Performance Issues with Your Child and Remain Friends  Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 8:00 PM Click here to sign up

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Coach Newman Recommended Article, “How Does Physical Training Increase Your Child’s Tennis Mental Toughness?”

August 13, 2016 No comments , , , , ,
Physically fit players are less likely to feel discomfort than unfit players in the same match. Therefore, fit players are able to place their focus, energy and attention on helpful processes that increase the chances of success. There are other reasons for the link between physical fitness and mental fitness. Physical pain and emotional pain are housed in the same area of our brain. Stronger bodies, stronger brains! Click here to read the full article from Parenting Mentally Tough Tennis by Anthony Ross.

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David Benzel Free Webinar Aug 17

July 25, 2016 No comments , ,
Overcoming Adversity in Sports and Life is the newest webinar by David Benzel and Growing Champions for Life, it is scheduled for Aug 17th at 8pm.  Click here to register

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David Benzel Webinar July 21 “To Push or Not to Push”

July 21, 2016 No comments , , , ,
Join us each month for a live online presentation. The material prepares you for conversations about winning at life, not just sports, with your young athlete. If you can’t join us live, register for the webinar then enjoy the recording when your schedule permits. To Push or Not to Push – A Parent’s Dilemma Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 9:00 PM EDT Click here to register

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Register for the June 16 Free David Benzel Webinar

June 1, 2016 No comments , , ,
Give Your Child Emotional Intelligence for Sports and School is a free webinar hosted by David Benzel- Growing Champions for Life. The Webinar is June 16 at 8pm. Click here to register Research indicates that emotional intelligence is a better indicator of success than IQ. Join us as we expose the best-kept secrets of how peak performers handle their emotions before, during, and after competition. These life skills work in every area of life! - Learn three approaches to conquering the fear of failure; - Discover your role in helping a child gain control of ...

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Webinar and Article by David Benzel

May 5, 2016 No comments , , , , ,
This month's message from David Benzel is, "You Are Not the Mistakes You Make." Geared toward helping parents teach their children healthy attitudes about mistakes. Click here to read more Also, sign up for this months free webinar "Solve the Mystery of Your Child’s Motivation & Distraction Issues." This webinar is Thursday, May 19th at 8pm. Click here to register

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Coach Newman Recommended Article

April 12, 2016 No comments , , , , ,
Coach Newman recommends the following article, "Moving on from Sports: A College Athlete's Greatest Challenge" by ESPN's Prim Siripipat. The article is about using life skills gained in playing sports at a high level and using them in life after college. Click here to read this article Coach Newman recommends.

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Register for David Benzel Webinar

April 4, 2016 No comments , , , ,
Please join us on Thursday April 14th at 8pm for one of Growing Champions for Life's most popular webinars – Teach Your Child the Best Kept Secret of Self-Confidence Click here to register

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ATA College Workshop and Coaches Forum

March 23, 2016 No comments , , , , , ,
Please join us on Saturday evening March 26th from 7pm-8pm at ATA College Prep (on the ATA campus) for a College Workshop and Coaches Forum. Carol Hagar will give a brief presentation outlining the college search and recruiting processes and college coaches from the area will be available for Q&A. TennisRecruiting.net has generously offered to provide dinner for this event. Please RSVP to Carol.Hagar@AustinTennisAcademy.com  so we have an accurate head count for dinner.

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As Parents… What Can We Do? Try the 30-30-30 rule!

March 12, 2016 No comments
Parents often ask what they can do at home to help reinforce the ATA & CP messaging of 'strive for the pursuit of excellence' and 'study for the love of learning'.  I love this!  It is truly the village that creates the community, and together we can make a bigger impact.  One thought that comes to mind,  is to encourage them to "Show up.  Listen.  Always do your best."  Another thought that comes to mind is to model what you wish for them to do: complete tasks joyfully; study diligently, practice what you love to do; and perform with dignity. In relating ...

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