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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Driving with the Emergency Break

Driving with the Emergency Break   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 the gears, and your speed climbs. You feel your car moving faster and faster until all of a sudden…you hit…

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 The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Tennis

 The 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Tennis   Indifference/Apathy – If you want to achieve your goals and improve performance, there’s no room for any lack in effort. Always put in 110%. Stubbornness – Being stubborn means your aren’t coachable. Being uncoachable will make you unsuccessful. However, being open-minded will expose new skills or…

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No More Stereotyping

We, as athletes, are all guilty of doing this. We end up stereotyping our opponents before even playing against them. We hear that they are tall, haven’t lost a game all year because of their skill, where they grew up, etc., which can really create some serious mental blocks.  This can go the other way…

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Eliminate Mindset Distractions

Trying to completely empty your mind seems like an easy task, until you want to practice it. It is so simple to be able to erase everything in your head, for only a couple of seconds.  Why does it seem like other people can practice having an empty mind but it just doesn’t seem like…

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