The Clash of the Ash – Kilkenny v Tipperary

While I played hurling in my underage days, I wont pretend to know a huge amount about the game. What I do appreciate though is the sheer pace and intensity of the games at this particular level. I enjoy watching the games from the semi-final stage on because this is when we witness the elite Read more about The Clash of the Ash – Kilkenny v Tipperary[…]

How to become a mentally strong athlete – CREDIT – Julie Blackwood

“Get comfortable being uncomfortable” – Jillian Michaels Seek out challenging situations that push you to your limits more often. Spending more time attempting to overcome difficult conditions or opponents in your sport will help you to find a way to come out on top when the odds are against you and when it really matters. “We Read more about How to become a mentally strong athlete – CREDIT – Julie Blackwood[…]

Why Parents Should Encourage Their Kids to Play Team Sports – CREDIT, The Empty Nest

One of the great parenting quandaries is when to push our kids and when to back off. This issue surfaces in every aspect of their lives from academics to music lessons to team sports. For each child there is a different answer and for each family a different story, but on the issue of sports, there Read more about Why Parents Should Encourage Their Kids to Play Team Sports – CREDIT, The Empty Nest[…]

Rags to Riches Sports Stories – Credit – GIANCARLO FERRARI-KING

Rags-to-riches stories are just one of the many things we love in sports. We can’t seem to get enough of these tales and the athletes who are part of them. The beauty of a real rags-to-riches story is that it doesn’t always start from childhood. It can take place during college or even during the Read more about Rags to Riches Sports Stories – Credit – GIANCARLO FERRARI-KING[…]

The Stories Of These 5 Athletes Will Motivate Everyone Of You – Credit – Robert Locke Author of Ziger the Tiger Stories

  Just think of a few of the challenges athletes face. They may have to cope with exhausting training schedules, lost matches, injuries, missed milestones, heartbreaking failures, and personal adversity. If they are female they may have to face health problems related to irregular eating habits and menstruation which in turn can aggravate bone loss. Here Read more about The Stories Of These 5 Athletes Will Motivate Everyone Of You – Credit – Robert Locke Author of Ziger the Tiger Stories[…]

Improve your game during the off season

So, by now most team’s seasons are over. In terms of club football, we only have the elite teams still in competition so their schedules will be pretty hectic preparing for the All-Ireland stages. University football is up and running, though, and county teams will soon be back in full flow if they aren’t already. For Read more about Improve your game during the off season[…]