Top 10 Worst Thoughts Before a Meet

Top 10 Worst Thoughts Before a Meet   “I have to…” win this race, event etc. “I need to…”  “I ought to…” come in the top 3 etc. “I should…” beat my opponents, etc. “I must…” win or else… etc. “This is it OR This is everything..” “Do or die” “Make it or break it” …

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Don’t Get Caught Up in the Fan Mentality!

Don’t Get Caught Up in the Fan Mentality!   Stop approaching your sport as a spectator! Each person involved has their own role: runners run, coaches coach, 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…

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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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