How To Eliminate Anxiety in Sports?


I get asked all the time, the question how to eliminate anxiety in sports and rightfully so.  This is a problem experience by both amateur and professional athletes all the time. It is an important issue to address, because it is not only holds kids in sports back from being successful, but also from the enjoyment of playing their sport.  Read on for the solution. 90% of all athletes experience anxiety in sports. The old way is to distract or find some willpower to push through the negative emotions. The new way is to MASTER your emotional responses and own them. [...]

How To Eliminate Anxiety in Sports?2016-01-14T17:41:36+08:00

Sports Performance Anxiety Solution


So many athletes experience performance anxiety in their sport, I felt it was important to address the issue and offer a quick easy solution. Welcome to the Mental Toughness Academy!  I'm Craig Sigl, the Mental Toughness Trainer for youth athletes. Did you know that approximately 90% of athletes experience performance anxiety, so you are not alone!  Even Pro athletes experience sport anxiety, but they know how to rise above it.   So can you! I've seem some amazing results with his athletes using this simple Sports Performance Anxiety Solution... How to Help Athletes Stop Sports Performance Anxiety to achieve [...]

Sports Performance Anxiety Solution2016-01-14T17:42:11+08:00

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 their kid excel in practice but choke in the big event. This not just affects parents, but also effects athletes; not being able to perform in big event makes them lose confidence and doubt their abilities. Craig, Mental Toughness Trainer, helped one father, a former Olympic [...]

How to Convince Your Teen For Mental Drills?2016-01-14T17:42:43+08:00

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 how Craig helped motivate his own junior golfer - his teenage son. It might even get you to laugh... Make sure to take a minute and check us out on Facebook. We put up inspirational quotes, motivating stories and tips that rock! It’s the [...]

How To Motivate Your Junior Golfer2016-01-14T17:43:21+08:00

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, especially not being able to play at all due to injury. It is quite a downward spiral from the onset of a serious sports related injury to the recovery process. First off, I have been so fortunate to lead a healthy life. Up until my time [...]

How A D1 Softball Player Deals With Repetitive Stress Injury2016-01-14T17:43:42+08:00

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 of a great pre shot routine: 1. A pre shot routine with a purpose for everything you do in it. A Trigger to begin it. Assess the conditions Pick a small target Visualize the shot Alignment Swing key Trigger to end it and begin the [...]

High School Golf – The Pre Shot Routine Part 32015-09-04T06:55:02+08:00

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 the house at 18 years old… when we are nowhere around, and they are faced with a problem…we want them to have a bag of tools they can use to make a decision that is in their best interest. Self esteem and confidence are big issues [...]

How To Motivate A Teenager2016-01-14T17:46:11+08:00

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 training and natural ability can only get you so far. We see talented players all the time face these problems: Choking in Clutch Situations Suffering from performance anxiety Getting intimidated by opponents Performing well in practice, but losing in competition Think about it, haven’t [...]

How to Train for a Strong Mind2016-01-14T17:46:48+08:00

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 tells you he’s going over to his friend’s house. “What? But I thought we were going to train together today?” “Oh yeah, Dad, we’ll have to do that tomorrow, Kyle’s got a new video game that he says is the coolest one ever, see ya.”…. and [...]

Athlete Melt Down? Get Rid Of Negative Self Talk!2016-01-14T17:47:37+08:00

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 tips for consistency.  Part 3 was just posted. Please be sure to "like" this video at the end and share it with your other golfing friends. Here's the elements of a great pre shot routine: 1. A pre shot routine with a purpose for everything [...]

High School Golf – The Pre Shot Routine Part 22014-06-13T06:49:45+08:00
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