Toughness Over Tired

There is a difference from you going 100% and feeling at your 100%. During a game or practice, it’s nearly impossible to feel energetic the whole entire time. If you think it is possible, that means you sprinted every long stretch, stayed low in a defense stance every second on your opponent, never took a…

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How to Bounce Back from a Loss

How to Bounce Back from a Loss   You are a human, you make mistakes. You can’t win every game.  In fact, if that were possible, you would likely get bored with your soccer since it was not a challenge to you.  There is a simple but effective way to deal with ALL losses, errors,…

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5 Steps To Overcoming Nerves:

5 Steps To Overcoming Nerves:   Let’s first start by getting on the record that being nervous is not always a bad thing.  All athletes experience feelings before competition that lead to nerves, but more importantly how you react to the feelings or thoughts is what makes the difference in your performance. “If you have…

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Driving with the Emergency Brake

Driving with the Emergency Brake   Imagine driving a high performance car, say a Lamborghini, on a race track. You start the car and you begin to drive. You give it more gas, you shift gears, and your speed climbs. You feel your car moving faster and faster until all of a sudden…you hit a…

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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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