A Winning Attitude is the Key to Sports Success

Cheerful soccer girl

If you’ve followed my philosophies on this blog for any amount of time, you know that I preach that the best way to win is to stop focusing on winning.  Instead, focus on developing a winning attitude. Now, I’m not backing down on that advice and the reason is that most athletes who put too much emphasis on Read More.

A Christmas Gift Special For Your Kids Or Youth Athletes

Mental Toughness Program For Youth Athletes

Firstly, happy holidays to you my dear readers! To me, the best part about all of it is that it’s a big excuse for family and friends to get together more than normal. I‘ll get right to the point here (unlike normally).    DO YOU NEED A GIFT IDEA FOR A KID IN SPORTS YOU CARE Read More.

The Most Common Problem In Golf

Golf game

Last week on the coaching call we had a golfer that said, “I’m better in practice, on the practice range, than I am on the course.” and I said, “Okay, so what happens between when you go?” And he was convinced it was a physical issue. He says, “My swing breaks down as soon as Read More.

Is Your Performance Problem a Physical or Mental Issue?

myth in sports

In one of my coaching calls, a competitor raised his concern and said, “When I play in competition, sometimes, not all the time, but a good majority of the time, it’s like I’m in an anticipatory state. I want to peek around the corner to see if I make the ball. I also lose my Read More.

Bouncing Back from Defeat

As you buy a ball it looks so perfect with its color, texture and how round it is. You could never determine how durable it is unless you let it fall and from falling it is expected that it will eventually bounce back. Until it will stay unto the ground as the bounces end. That’s Read More.

4 Steps In Becoming A Mentally and Emotionally Strong Athlete

Yoga

Being an athlete requires strength, not just physical but also mental and emotional. Most athletes are physically strong, but are mentally and emotionally weak. Boosting someone’s mental and emotional strength can not be achieved overnight, it needs a slow, and step by step process. Training your mind and emotions is just like training your body, Read More.

How To Be The Best Lacrosse Player In The Field

Lacrosse player

In this article, I’m going to talk about how Lacrosse players can improve their performance and play by developing an important quality in athletes which is trust. The Story Of Bill Bill is a mid-fielder on his high school lacrosse team. Ever since he was introduced to it at the age of 10, he has Read More.

Coping With Sports Fear With Easy Reminders

Fear of failure or loss

As a mental toughness trainer who has worked with thousands of athletes, youth and adult, by far the biggest problem is fear of failure. I have looked at and examined this concept and the word and have determined it to be non-useful for sports and performing and therefore, my definition of it is: “A destructive Read More.

What We Should Learn From Archers And Pool Players

Archer girl

Modern sports psychology focuses on the correlation between winning and the ability to relax, concentrate, and play one’s best game under the pressures of competition. This often involves quieting the mind and increasing awareness, so that the body is free to do the things that it does so well when we allow it to act Read More.