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What Is Sportsmanship?

I think this is some of the best advise a parent of a junior tennis player could have. Thank-you to Lisa at ParentingAces for this invaluable blog.

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Parents and coaches, please watch this short clip from Dr. Jim Loehr on the importance of sportsmanship.

Dr. Loehr is a world-renowned performance psychologist, CEO of the Human Performance Institute, and author of 15 books including his most recent, The Power of Story.

Jim Loehr’s contention is that managing energy, not time, is the key to sustained high performance. At the core of Dr. Loehr’s training system is the understanding that the stories we tell ourselves represent the single most powerful tool we have for managing energy and achieving any important mission in life. The right stories mobilize us to make tough values-based choices that lead to expanded growth and the wrong stories disengage us.

Dr. Loehr possesses a masters and doctorate in psychology, serves on several prestigious scientific boards and is a full member of the American Psychological Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National…

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