Kawhi Leonard’s NBA Finals Mental Edge

This season, the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship with an amazing series victory over the mighty Warriors from Golden State.  After the game, the Most Valuable Player award was earned by first year Raptor and now two time finals MVP Kawhi Leonard. With this distinction, Leonard becomes only the third player in NBA…

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Get Away From the “Hype”

Basketball should be simple, that is how it was intended to be when it was invented. When you play, all that is worried about is the ball, the hoop, the court, and yourself. Now a days, basketball has become more complicated than that. What I mean is that basketball isn’t about the present moment anymore.…

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13 Gymnast Mindset Red Flags

Gymnast Mindset Red Flags: Balking and Hesitating  Struggling with Mental Blocks  Afraid of Getting Hurt Fearful of New Skills  Difficulty Bouncing Back From Mistakes Being better in practice than in a meet or tournament. Fear of letting teammates down Not aggressive or lacking the Killer Instinct. Poor body language. Low confidence. Very nervous meets and…

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10 Rules of Gymnastics Season

1. Never be outworked. Always put in 110% of your effort and you won’t be outworked. 2. Don’t focus on your statistics. Sometimes an off-day can throw off your statistics. So just focus on making the next day a better day. 3. Remember that being the biggest or strongest gymnast doesn’t make you a better…

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10 Mental Mistakes Gymnast Make

1. Getting involved in the hype by reading the papers and/or looking up your stats. After your season is over, then you can check this stuff out. During the season, focus on always improving. 2. Associating with negative people.  As Tom Brady said They will slow you down and taint your progress during the season.…

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7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Gymnastics

Here are the 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Gymnastics: 1. Indifference/Apathy – There’s no room for these feelings if you want to develop your skills and improve your performance. Always put in 110%. 2. Stubbornness – Being stubborn leads to being uncoachable, which leads to being unsuccessful. Be open-minded and you might be exposed…

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