Saturday, October 29, 2016

Are You A Helicopter Parent with Your College Age Student Athlete?

Fred Opie goes solo on the topic of parenting college age children.  Opie was a college athlete, coached at the college level, and he is a parent, coach, and a college professor. He shares the detrimental problems of helicopter parents of undergraduate students and student athletes. You might be surprised at some of the things he has seen go on based on his experience as professor at three different institutions. If you want to know if you are a helicopter parent and what it’s doing to your child’s relationships with his or her roommates, professors and/or coaches listen to this podcast. Fred ends the podcast with a four question quiz that you can take to evaluate yourself. As Fred shares in his super sevens: principles for winning in life podcast, evaluation is the key to getting better. Listen to the podcast take the quiz, improve your parenting strategies, and your child’s undergraduate experience. Listen Now

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Kyle Harrison on the Training Table

Kyle Harrison right in his home Hopkins white jersey, Courtesy of JHU
Kyle Harrison displaying his grilling skills, Courtesy of Kyle Harrison 
This week on the podcast host Fred Opie interviews John Hopkins All-American lacrosse player Kyle Harrison.  He talks about what it takes to be a great player, becoming a father, the next US team tryouts, getting ready for the season, changing his eating habits as he gets older, and how much sleep he needs. The interview is part of the series training table which looks at players, fitness, and food. Listen to Hopkins lacrosse stories and at the end professor Opie’s tips for being a better student.

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