Clarify Your “Go-To” Moves

We all know we have our specific specialties that we stick too when we are on the court. The thing is, what happens when you get out of the position you are use to playing all the time? What do you do when you end up switching a screen on a pick and are now…

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Banged Up & Fired Up

Alright, we are all athletes here. Pre-season has come to an end and prime in-season time is upon us. Our bodies hurt from training, brains are fried from learning new plays, emotionally exhausted from balancing life, but determined to push through being “banged up”. This is every basketball players time to shine! We worked so…

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Account For Your Actions

Have you noticed you are more/less likely to do something if there is/isn’t an award or punishment afterwards? Examples. Would you study the information if there wasn’t a test after it? Would you buy the product even though it doesn’t work? Would you hold the door open knowing you weren’t going to get a thank…

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“The Worst-Case Scenario” Scenario

It’s raining, and you hate when it’s raining. You’re playing for the state championship for the first time in your life. Your friends and family all came out to watch you play, but you hate being the center of attention. Why couldn’t they have just stayed home? You feel tired, you couldn’t get a good…

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3 Steps to Playing Aggressive Soccer

How many of us have ever played too hesitantly on the soccer field? It’s a common problem that doesn’t seem to have an apparent solution. Coaches yell, attempt to motivate and encourage, and nothing changes. As players, we tell ourselves “it’ll be different next game, I’m gonna go after it,” but nothing changes. Why? Because…

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Watch Aggression, Be Aggressive

One of the best ways to become an aggressive athlete is to watch other athletes that are aggressive. Why would this be important? You are probably thinking that you should be out there doing it yourself compared to just watching someone else play basketball. Which yes, you need to mentally prepare yourself and physically go…

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