Evaluate Your Performance

How satisfied, thrilled, and accomplished do you feel when you play really, REALLY well? Like, so well, that you don’t even know what happened. It felt like something took over your body and played for you. This is called your “in zone” mode. This “in zone” feeling changes the game, makes you feel unstoppable, and…

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Fearless Even After An Injury

The hardest part about coming back from an injury or constant pain is all mental. The fear of possibly injuring yourself again is the only thing you can think about when you are basketball training, lifting in the weight room, practicing with the team, during conference games, etc. Any type of movement that you might…

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Don’t get Caught up in the “Fan Mentality”

Stop approaching your sport as a spectator! Each person involved has their own role: players play, coaches coach, administrators administrate, referees ref, parents parent, etc. ​ Know your role – You are a player, an athlete, a participant. This means you must think like a participant, not as a coach, not as an administrator, and…

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Predator vs. Prey Mindset in Soccer

Predator vs. Prey Mindset in Soccer   You have a choice each moment on the field, in school and in life. Are you going to be the Predator or the Prey? When you think about the Animal Kingdom there are two types of animals: Predator animals and their Prey. There are key differences between these…

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3 Steps to Playing Aggressive Soccer

3 Steps to Playing Aggressive Soccer   Have you ever been on the field thinking “I should have made that tackle, or, I should have gone for the goal, but I passed instead, I wish had been more aggressive!” Playing too cautiously or with hesitation, is a common problem that doesn’t seem to have an…

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Top Excuses Tennis Players Make, and Why You Shouldn’t

Top Excuses Tennis Players Make, and Why You Shouldn’t Bad Line Calls – He/She was making horrible calls! By far the number one excuse tennis players make for losing a match.  Often when a player feels wrongly cheated, emotions are running too high for the next several points or even games. High emotions trigger “going…

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