Practice Like You Play

Practice, scrimmages, championship games, tournaments, states, nationals, pick-up games, workouts, gym class, skill/drill work, etc. What do all of these have in common? They ALL should be viewed the same.  The best athletes always compete at the same level no matter what level they are competing at. If they are practicing, they are still going…

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Preparation is Key

Before the storm happens, you must prepare for it. When you want to take a foul shot, you usually do the same routine before your shoot, right? Here’s an example of what I do. Right foot forward, left foot slightly back, flip the ball backwards to myself, squat down, pull my shorts up a little,…

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Fight or Flight Mindset Training

Just thinking about being nervous is nerve racking. Whenever you are nervous about a situation, do you feel like running away or preparing for what is coming? At times, you THINK it might be easier to avoid the situation. Is this going to help you in the end? Most likely no. Avoiding anything will never…

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Clean Swag, Clean Mind

Have you ever noticed that person walking down the sidewalk with a fresh look, head held high, standing tall, shoulders back & serious face? That person you see acting this way feels confident in themselves. It doesn’t necessarily mean they have all the confidence in the world, but they sure do look like they do!…

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3, 2, 1, ACTION PLAN!

Goals need brainstorming, structure, planning, written out, be visible, and then action can take place. The main goal about setting goals is taking control of your own fate. These outcomes aren’t just going to be handed to you. You won’t get better at that technique if you never practice. You will never get stronger if…

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Have No Fear In Your Mentality

There are two different types of fatigue. There is physical fatigue and there is psychological fatigue. When you are playing, what type of fatigue do you think you experience the most? In my eyes, I remember being more psychologically fatigue compared to physically fatigued. Don’t believe me? Think about it. I am going to give…

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