Someone in your life has recently been told that he or she has to give up competing in their sport. They’ve had one too many ACL tears. One too many concussions. A severe neck injury. Or maybe they’ve been diagnosed with a heart condition that is too risky to continue competing. Whatever the case may be, someone you care about has just received devastating news. Their whole world has been upended and chances are they are experiencing a host of emotions ranging from denial to rage. It’s a situation you may not feel prepared for. It’s tough to know exactly how to respond.Read More
Insightful articles for helping permanently-sidelined athletes find a meaningful way forward.
We found this chart to be very helpful and true to our experience in finding a way forward after being sidelined. This is a research-based path recommendation for sidelined athletes by counselor in sports psychology, Matt Brown. This recommendation was designed after interviewing and studying sidelined athletes and their responses to career-ending injury.Read More