Recently I had the great opportunity to speak to athletes, their parents and coaches at Vito LaFata’s Fitness Evolution in Laguna Nigel. Despite an unusual rain storm in Southern California, we had a full house of people who were excited and energized by the presentations from me, Athletic Performance Coach Leslie Cordova and Vito LaFata..
In our ravenous need to peer into the private life of our national sports icon, Tiger Woods, we are forgetting that he may well have a problem that needs to be addressed and it should not be addressed in public. If the allegations of multiple liaisons with multiple partners, many of whom Tiger professed his love for, are all true,.
What’s happening to our heroes? Celebrities the likes of President Clinton, Governor Spitzer, Senator Edwards, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, and even Tiger Woods? What, on earth, is happening here?
Having served in the Air Force for many years during the Viet Nam war, I certainly have treated many military folks who had serious emotional issues. When the person with the issues was one of us (mental health professionals), my experience was that everything was hushed up, and the individual got an automatic pass because he/she.