How to Win, Even if You Lost

Losing is an inevitable and unavoidable part of sports. And losing is ok – it keeps us humble and motivates us to train harder so the next time we compete against a tough team, we’re prepared. Also, if we never lost, sports would become a little boring. Since losing is inevitable, it’s important to know…

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Returning to Play From a Mental Injury

Everyone talks about physical injuries. Usually it starts off with a player getting injured during competitive play. They see the athletic trainer to see what the problem is. If the injury seems more severe than they can handle, they refer you to a doctor. After making an appointment, the doctor runs some tests. The injury…

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How to Create an Ideal Pre-Match Routine

While getting ready for any type of competition, we’ve found that implementing a pre-match routine is helpful when competing. A pre-match routine is important because it helps you get “in the zone” before the competition starts. It’s a method of combining physical and mental aspects to prepare yourself for the competition ahead. We’ve come up…

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