Top 10 most intimidating athletes


Going into high school I was a standout athlete with high confidence but after my freshman year I started to lose interest. I hated practice because I was always worrying about messing up and being embarrassed by the coach.In games I worried about what he would do or say if I made a mistake so I became less aggressive.For example, players in a league with a salary cap would be at an unfair disadvantage when measured against players in uncapped leagues. The social media followings and Google Trend scores (which show relative popularity based on how often names are searched on a scale of 0 to 100) were as of April 19. Contributors: Primary research by Sachin Dave Chandan and Charlotte Gibson.Endorsement dollars, however, reflect the ability to draw attention -- which is a good way to define fame. (Note: Where categories in the profiles are marked as NA, the athlete either doesn't have an official account for that social media site or an accurate endorsement figure could not be confirmed.) Retired athletes are not included. Additional research by Sam Bruce, Jayaditya Gupta, Sam Lyon, Richard Maguire, James Martin, Gueorgui Milkov, Fernando Olivieri, Darren Rovell, Sripath Srinath, Xin Wan, Qixin Wang, Andy Withers and Ricardo Zanei. That's where soccer's peacock would still expect to be, his glory as one of the all-time great players still dazzling us as much as his ego, even if a few boos from Real Madrid's absurdly spoiled fans have this season hinted at CR7's fading powers at 32.Please share your comments, questions, and opinions in our discussion forum/message board.We added this component to Sport Psychology Today to allow parents, athletes, coaches, students, and professionals the opportunity to submit any questions, topics, and advice publicly.You can visit the Discussion Forum through the “Discussion” tab on the Homepage menu.Once you click “Discussion” you can register for FREE and log-in and share your thoughts and questions with unlimited access.



Like this young athlete, they sometimes obsess on the bully. Please visit our Discussion Forum and Message Board to share your story and comments and for more opinions from our experts on how to deal with bully coaches in sports. Ben Alamar, ESPN's director of analytics, devised a formula that combines endorsements with social media following and internet search popularity to create the ESPN World Fame 100 rankings.(Note: NA means either an athlete doesn't have an official account for a social media site or an accurate endorsement figure could not be confirmed.) is our annual attempt to create a ranking, through statistical analysis, of the 100 most famous athletes on the planet.They can influence whether young athletes enjoy sports and want to continue playing.

Some coaches can get kids excited about sports, while other coaches may discourage kids or take the fun out of the game.

A good coach can keep kids’ interest in sports alive.