A Mature Thinking In Sports

Fearless athlete

Every athlete’s goal is to be fearless in their sport. Now how do you actually become fearless? And in this particular article, in volleyball?  So the goal here is to become fearless, right? One of the most powerful tools to get there is to have the correct focus.  Now, how many times have you heard Read More.

Formula For Confidence: The Important Piece

Fearless athlete

Next item on our list is CONSISTENCY. Consistency is the gold of performers. You have done something once successfully, you want to that again and again. Too many athletes are so deep in the, “I need to fix what’s wrong!” Coaches talk about this all the time. That’s fine, but it needs to be balanced Read More.

A Determined Athlete Never Quits

Mentally tough athlete

Once again, what is Mental Toughness? It is FOCUSED, CONFIDENT, DETERMINED, and RESILIENT.  Focus This is the easy one because we already do it, we already have the brain. When you get rid of the interference, focus could be really easy. You learn how to direct your thoughts to give you plenty of things to Read More.

The Ultimate Source Of Fear

Worried soccer player

There is only two things in life that we do fear for. Notice that I say, “we do fear”. Fear is not a noun, it is actually a verb because it is something that we do and if it is something that we do, it is something that we can NOT do as well. PERFORMANCE Read More.

Antidote For Physical Harm In Sports

Fear of physical harm and danger

What are the next beliefs or problems that you need to clear out to perform your best? It’s the fear of physical harm and danger to the body. Like everything else, you need to come up with some antidotes to clear them out. So what are really the problems?  PAIN INJURY DEATH What is the first antidote Read More.

How Does Mental Toughness Work?


Are you a coach or a parent interested in mental toughness training for you athletes? What is Mental Toughness? It is focused, confidence, determined, and resilient especially under pressure. Now you know if your players would’ve played with more of that, then they’d be bringing their A game in the competition, just like you get Read More.

How To Build The Right Confidence


Every young football player who has ever played the game has experienced a time when he didn’t feel confident. Even the greatest players and coaches in the world have gone through this. Chip Kelly, head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles after winning the division in his first year as head coach in the 2013 season: “I Read More.

Be The Best Coach That You Can Be

Invest in your coaching skills

Give your athletes the competitive edge through mental coaching! The Story Of Coach Max A little bit of background about Coach Max: Max was an excellent basketball coach who knew little about mental coaching. He knows every drill ever designed and is a real student of the game. He long ago dedicated himself to creating Read More.

Are Your Parents Always Right?

Listen to your parents

This article is specifically for young athletes. I work with young athletes every day from all over the world in my office and by Skype. A common issue that I see quite often is the athletes that think they know everything they need to know and don’t need to take advice from parents or others Read More.

How To Raise Your Sport I.Q. For More Confidence

Different types of sports

There is a new term that is coming up when describing athletes performances. It’s called, SPORT I.Q. Background of the term I.Q. The “I” stands for “Intelligence” and the “Q” is “Quotient.” Basically, I.Q. is supposed to be a measurement of a type of intelligence. Here’s the definition of intelligence by the man who first coined Read More.