Entries by Rob Bell

Most Sport Parents Make This Dangerous Mistake

 Sport Parents Make This Mistake And It’s Dangerous.  This is not a click-bait title, this post is about stopping this mistake that can literally save your young athlete! But, parents make this mistake all of the time.  Albert Jennings was one of the top youth golfers in the entire nation before his 15th birthday. He won 90% of […]

5 Ways to “Shut-Off” Your Mind Before Bedtime

 5 Ways to “Shut-Off” Your Mind Before Bedtime Multiple techniques have been introduced already for a person to sleep faster. Among these options, shutting off the brain is deemed to be the most effective. Once your mind is relaxed, have a sound evening rest would be a lot easier. However, here’s the catch: trying to […]

How to Win When Life is Unfair

How to Win When Life is Unfair Meldrick Taylor won the Gold Medal in boxing at the 1984 Olympics. Soon after, he took his 99-4 amateur record, turned professional, won the light welterweight title, and took his undefeated record into another title fight. It became the fight of the decade!  In 1990, the welterweight title […]

5 Epic Mental Toughness Lessons From My Ironman

  I recently spoke to James Lawrence, The Iron Cowboy on my podcast. He completed 50 Ironmans, in 50 days, in 50 states. I did one.  .0007% of the world’s population complete an ironman every year. Walking down the street in the United States and you’ll meet 1 Ironman in every 1000 people. Guess it depends […]

Avoid This Costly Mistake That Every Sport Parent Makes

Avoid This Costly Mistake That Every Sport Parent Makes No matter the sport, navigating the jungle of youth sports is hard.  The questions are similar for everyone: What type of coaching? Kind of league? Travel or no travel? How many tournaments or showcases? Is it wise to specialize? Level of overall commitment? Are we doing […]

Three Tested Ways to Dig Deep and Overcome

Three Tested Ways to Dig Deep And Overcome Every single morning when I wake, an awful thing happens. The very first voice is an attack on myself and it says “you’re not running/swimming/biking this morning!”  The very first voice of the day.  Do you ever have that type of negative voice pop up?  Early on […]

Mental Toughness Is Really About This…

Mental Toughness Is Really About This… I recently caddied an LPGA event for Maddie Sheils. She’s such a great person and golfer. It was fun!  I’ve caddied over twenty web.com tour events and a handful of PGA events for my players, but it was my first on the ladies tour. I re-learned that Mental Toughness […]

5 Quality Ways To Make Sure Young Athletes Get Sleep

5 Quality Ways To Make Sure Young Athletes Get Sleep Sleep is the greatest natural performance enhancer. Yet, the need to ensure young athletes get sleep is commonly overlooked by parents, coaches and the individuals themselves. Getting sufficient shuteye is hugely important for a variety of reasons. First, sleep is when athletes actually learn new […]