Geoff Miller

The use of the term “prodigy” with youth athletes

In Uncategorized on October 19, 2010 at 11:57 am

Should youth athletes be described as prodigies?  I was interviewed on the Golf Channel this summer to discuss a young female golfer named Amari Avery, who at 6 is already drawing comparisons to Tiger Woods and Michelle Wie.  I’m reposting my blog entry from http://www.sandiegosportspsychology.com here because I think this topic is an important one for families of athletes in all sports and I believe my commentary isn’t just for golfers.

Golf Channel Feature on Golf in America

I’ll have some new baseball content for the blog just in time for the beginning of the Hot Stove season.

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Geoff Miller’s book, Intangibles: Big-League Stories and Strategies for Winning the Mental Game — in Baseball and in Life, will be released in August, 2012. For more information and free sample chapters, please visit:

http://www.bytelevelbooks.com/books/intangibles.html

For more information, please contact Geoff Miller at miller@thewinningmind.com.

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