2 simple steps to clear any fear I have often stated to my student trainers that whenever you are in doubt about working with someone and not sure where to go or what to do, you can always ask yourself or the other person: “Where is the fear in this?” In my experience of working Read More.
One of the blocks to improved performance for many people, kids and adults alike, is the idea they get in their head that “there’s something wrong with me.” Here’s an example to illustrate this problem that I hear of time and time again… Mike is a dad of a 15-year-old boy, Jake, who plays baseball. Read More.
So go with me here. I will explain here in the video that “Negative thinking” is actually a good thing that we do to help us prevent bad things from happening in our life. The problem is not that we do “Negative thinking” but that we do it too much, right? …and it becomes self Read More.
Ask any athlete or competitor about a time when they were confident before competition and somewhere in the conversation, they will use the term “Feel confident.” Confidence is an emotion which results in a feeling. Emotions are always preceded by thoughts, conscious and/or unconscious. Too many people think that confidence is just something that “happens” Read More.
Whether it’s: The fear of cold-calling or making new contacts in business or sales. Your kid being afraid to disappoint coaches, parents and teammates. You, afraid to step up and teach your expertise to an audience. Fear of not being accepted by your peers. Fear of sexual rejection. Scared to speak up in your group Read More.
By far, the most requested outcome I receive from those I work with is “I want more confidence.” As with most mental toughness attributes like focus, courage, determination, etc. far too many people are completely unaware that building confidence can be a systematic process not much different than how a golf instructor teaches a beginner Read More.
Recently, I was on a coaching call with my mental toughness trainer group teaching them all of my methods and how to do what I do as a business. When we do these calls, I very much encourage the trainers to ask me questions as I do with clients I work with one-on-one. I believe Read More.
Hey how’s it going? I’m Craig Sigl, I’m what you call a Mental Toughness Trainer. Why should you care about watching this video? Well, if you play sports or are a performer or in some kind of competition, I can help you play and perform a LOT better than you are today. Does that interest Read More.
There is all sorts of controversy about kids sports these days. Should we give them all trophies? Should we push them hard so they learn about how the “real” world works? Parents and coaches are often confused by conflicting advice. The video below is part of a 3-part series to help you assist kids playing Read More.
Here’s Confidence Hacks #4 and #5. Your average sports parent boosts their child’s confidence by praising their achievements and reminding them that they have abilities and talents and that they can do anything they want in life if they put their mind to it. Great stuff to teach, yes, do it! 1% sports parents go Read More.