Never-Give-Up Attitude Key For Elite Athletes

Former professional basketball player, coach/consultant and sports agent, Darryl Floyd, talks about the importance for elite athletes of looking to sports heroes for inspiration and of being able to develop a never-give-up attitude.

Parenting Elite Athletes Is A Special Challenge

Parents of elite athletes face special challenges. No matter what sport they play, elite athletes' goals require a commitment that is by its very nature all-consuming, and parents' involvement is ratcheted up to the point of often swamping other concerns or projects involving their child. Parents needs answers to questions such as is the financial sacrifice worth the outcome, and what is the effect, positive and negative, of allowing a young athlete to aspire to elite status on the athlete, her parents, and her family?

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