Excuses Are Getting in Your Way: Breaking The Contract

Excuses Are Getting in Your Way: Breaking The Contract An excuse is a contract. When many of us think of contracts, we picture corporate giants sitting in the center of a lavish boardroom on Wall Street or a star athlete signing a multi-million dollar deal to play with a certain team. An excuse doesn’t really…

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Increasing Aggressiveness on the Football Field

Too many times we see it, football players who are too nice on the field. Football isn’t a “nice” sport. It requires aggressiveness, a disregard for your opponent’s feelings and a killer instinct. But how do you develop it if you’re a nice guy? Let’s look at the example of 9x Pro-Bowler, former Philadelphia Eagle…

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Train with Purpose for Soccer Success

This message is for soccer players who work their tails off. Slackers will use as an excuse to miss workouts. One of the biggest mental mistakes I see is players practicing, lifting and training without a purpose. It’s sad because there are many athletes who are hardworking and passionate but they fail to improve much.…

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Trust Yourself

Have you ever played well with a team that you didn’t trust? What about not being able to trust a coach, a single player, or even yourself? Take a moment and think about it. We want to be able to do a drill with no mistakes, we want to be able to have the best…

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Train with Purpose for Soccer Success

This message is for soccer players who work their tails off. Slackers will use as an excuse to miss workouts. One of the biggest mental mistakes I see is players practicing, lifting and training without a purpose. It’s sad because there are many athletes who are hardworking and passionate but they fail to improve much.…

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Abby Wambach on Failure

  When retired US Women’s superstar, Abby Wambach, delivered the commencement speech to the graduating class at Barnard College last year, she gave a simple instruction to those in attendance: fail. Failure is something that is never truly appreciated in our society. In fact, it is condemned. In Patton’s famous speech to his fifth army,…

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