How would you like to be Fearless? And courageous? How would you like to stop being scared or anxious or nervous so much? It all starts with my basic formula: Performance = Potential - Interference What do these words mean? Well, the word, Performance, means- you playing your sport or game or doing anything you want to do well in. Potential means, what you have the ability to do, right now, today. Interference means - whatever holds you back or stops you. Summing it up, the whole formula means this: You will play/perform your best when you get rid of the [...]
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Smart Goal-Setting!I’ve worked with countless youth, college, and pro baseball players over the years and I am shocked at how few of them have taken advantage of a very simple, yet powerful mental tool to get their play to the next level. Usually, they come to see me because they have problems…they are in a slump, or have the throwing yips, or just not playing to the talent and skills they know they have. I often start out by asking them about the decisions they have made about their game. They usually answer something about deciding to play for this team [...]
"Believing that your qualities are carved in stone - which is part of having a fixed mindset - discourages risk-taking and revision.People with a fixed mindset avoid challenging situations that might lead to failure because success depends upon protecting and promoting their set of fixed qualities and concealing their deficiencies." -- Steph Curry We came across a really good article the other day from inc.com: "You Need a Growth Mindset -- and NBA Star Steph Curry Can Teach You How to Get One" This article was geared more towards entrepreneurs, however the main points were still extremely relevant to athletes. [...]
This is a clip from the Baseball/Softball Mental Toughness program released in spring 2018. It’s part of module 7 where we work on becoming fearless by finding a treatment for the fear of failure and rejection. […]
Mental practice or visualization techniques: using your imagination to practice your sport! […]
Performance = Potential – Interference […]
Why are we so hard on ourselves? […]
“I almost died of embarrassment.” “I was SO embarrassed by my parents.” As the mental toughness trainer, one of the core fears I assist people to clear is the fear of embarrassment. […]