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Mark Cheney

Mr. Mark Cheney teaches Performance and Sport Psychology and Chemistry at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School in Las Vegas, NV. He is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) and member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
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The Importance of Sleep

Posted by Mark Cheney on Sep 12, 2019 5:47:00 AM

Imagine there was a safe and legal pill that could raise test scores, enhance your looks, make you faster, stronger, and more explosive, decrease the risk of illness and disease, and lengthen life span...Would you take it?  While this might sound like a journal prompt or an ethics discussion, it’s really not that complicated.  We already have access to this “pill.” Intrigued? Read on.

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Topics: teens, athletics, athletic advice, sports, academics, sleep

Raising Exceptional Kids: Fostering Strength, Independence, and Resilience

Posted by Mark Cheney on Dec 19, 2017 5:40:00 AM

Adulting.  Failure to launch.  Safe spaces.  Microaggressions.  Snowflakes.  

A host of new terms has entered the vernacular to describe the actions, attitudes, and responses of Millennials and adolescents today.  Why are we seeing such a phenomenon?  More importantly, how can we raise strong, resilient, and independent adolescents who grow into well-adjusted adults?

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Topics: advice, high school, middle school, athletics, resilience, millenials, snowflake children, self-efficacy, independent children

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