How to Convince Your Teen For Mental Drills?

For parents, it is very difficult to watch youth athlete struggle in sports, no matter how good it is for them.That is one of the reasons, in this article; we discuss some mental drills which will help them in becoming mentally strong and achieve peak performance. Like every athlete parent, it is painful to watch Read More.

How To Motivate Your Junior Golfer

In this article you’ve got some tips of how to motivate your junior golfer. Do you ever experience stubbornness from your junior golfer or teen athlete? HaHaHa… How do you get across the idea that the mental game is as important as the physical game? Here is a short video that tells the story of Read More.

How A D1 Softball Player Deals With Repetitive Stress Injury

Enjoy the next installment of her story from Erika Mueller, the D1 Softball player at Brown University… Know How A D1 Softball Player Deals With Repetitive Stress Injury. Just continue reading this article. Playing with an injury is one of the most challenging experiences of my life. This has been topped by a few things, Read More.

High School Golf – The Pre Shot Routine Part 3

Here’s part 3 of the high school golf series on how to do a purposeful pre shot routine. In this video, we cover Alignment and Swing Keys. Part 1 is assessing the conditions, creating a trigger to connect to the unconscious mind. Part 2 was all about picking small targets and visualizing Here’s the elements Read More.

How To Motivate A Teenager

This article you will learn how to How To Motivate A Teenager. What every parent wants for their child is to give them the tools to become mature adults, that “know-how” to make good decisions for themselves. So how can we help our kids learn how to make good decisions for themselves? When they leave Read More.

How to Train for a Strong Mind

In this video, Craig, Mental Toughness Trainer, talks how to develop a strong mind, what stops athletes from being mentally tough and how to overcome through mental obstacles. What Can You Do to have Strong Mind “Success in life is a matter not so much of talent as of concentration and perseverance.” C.W. Wendte Repetitive Read More.

Athlete Melt Down? Get Rid Of Negative Self Talk!

Does this sound familiar… You wake up in the morning all fired up to run a few miles to train with your kid.  His coach gave him a list of things to work on to make varsity, including improving his stamina. But when he finally comes down for breakfast, he grabs something to go and Read More.

High School Golf – The Pre Shot Routine Part 2

In this video, Craig teaches High School Golfers Visualization techniques and how to eliminate errors before the golfer ever starts to swing. You can drop strokes today with a purposeful pre shot routine and this is part 2 of the series. If you missed part 1, you can go view it here: High School Golf Read More.

Sports Stories For Kids

Be inspired of this Sports Stories For Kids. We all love listening and reading great stories and many times they can be powerful teaching tools.  There is a new book, Tale Of A Baseball Dream written for children ages 8 to 12, but I really think anyone would enjoy it. It is a heartwarming story of a father’s Read More.

Parenting An Athlete Is Not Always An Easy Task

This is a guest blog post from Annette Reiter, the author of the book Parenting an Athlete.  Since we at Mental Toughness Academy feel so strongly that parents attitudes can make or break an athlete, we want to be sure you are getting great resources to support your being the best sport parent…. Parenting An Read More.