How To Be The Best Lacrosse Player In The Field


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 been totally enthralled with mastering the sport. He actually enjoys some of the drills and practices that his teammates find boring. He loves working out and conditioning himself to improve his stamina as he knows it makes him a better player. Bill’s coach taught him [...]

How To Be The Best Lacrosse Player In The Field2020-09-26T09:50:35+08:00

Getting The Extra Push And Confidence With Religion For Athletes


In this article, I’m going to teach how to connect your religion or faith to help you perform better in sports. The story of Julie Julie was 16 when she came to me devastated that she did not make the varsity soccer team. The varsity coach had seen her play the year before and even complimented her on her excellent defense at the end of a game as she came off the field. She had worked on her game over the summer and thought she was a shoo-in this year.   But it didn’t happen and she felt her confidence completely drain [...]

Getting The Extra Push And Confidence With Religion For Athletes2017-09-28T20:29:16+08:00

Coping With Sports Fear With Easy Reminders


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 word OTHERS use to describe events when they don’t achieve their goal or out- come.” Here are three simple strategies that you can use to overcome your fear of failure: 1ST STRATEGY In other words, I teach that there is NO SUCH THING AS FAILURE. It [...]

Coping With Sports Fear With Easy Reminders2017-09-28T18:55:11+08:00

What We Should Learn From Archers And Pool Players


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 spontaneously. Sports mental toughness is known by immensely increasing the performance level of athletes. This kind of training or program involves a different kind of approach in sports. For example, in pool billiards and in archery or "kyudo" in Japanese, mental toughness is widely used here. [...]

What We Should Learn From Archers And Pool Players2020-09-26T09:51:02+08:00

The Power Of Being Open Minded In Coaches And Athletes


In this article, athletes and competitors will discover the power of a growth mindset to improve performance. What is a growth mindset for athletes? It never ceases to amaze me how small of a percentage of the general sports world there is that really takes advantage of developing their mental skills. I’ve conducted numerous workshops for youth sports teams and coaches over the years teaching mental toughness skills. In my workshops, there are always some athletes that hang on my every word: they ask questions they participate they take notes I can see that they are paying attention to everything [...]

The Power Of Being Open Minded In Coaches And Athletes2020-09-26T09:51:20+08:00

Fulfill Your Kid’s NFL Dreams


In this article, parents of football players will learn the two most important things they can do to help their young player succeed. There have been numerous studies conducted to find out what highly successful football players have in common. Besides the obvious - talent and hard work - a number of surprising conclusions have come to light. What is at the top of the list? How much the athlete had support at home and the high quality of the coaching. I work with young athletes every day in my office and I always start out by telling the parent how [...]

Fulfill Your Kid’s NFL Dreams2020-09-26T09:51:43+08:00

Ethics In Youth Sports


Good physical health has to be the top most priority for every human being. Engaging oneself actively in sports activities helps us to stay fit. Sports activity does not only help us to maintain fitness, but it also refreshes us a lot. It is one of the best ways of relaxation as well. Like any other field of human activity, sports also has certain codes of conduct, and work ethics. It does help to develop our personality and for character building. Let us look at some general provisions of youth sports: Personality should develop human values like integrity, respect, responsibility, and fairness [...]

Ethics In Youth Sports2015-11-09T10:51:03+08:00

How To Truly Believe In Your Capabilities


Have you ever experienced thinking like: You are nothing? That you can never do anything right? That you feel like you’re sole reason for being in life is for you to fail and be miserable for the rest of your life? I have heard many people saying "That's impossible" or "I can't do it". Yes, it is normal for us to be discouraged because our goal seems hard to achieve, but it is never impossible. Things can only be impossible if we will look at it that way, and will stop working for it. The famous actress, Audrey Hepburn said: “Nothing [...]

How To Truly Believe In Your Capabilities2020-09-26T09:52:42+08:00

What Does It Take To Win?


"Compete each time with yourself to be a great athlete of all time." Ever wondered why even the best athlete will end up losing a match at a certain point of their career? This is because there is more to an athlete than just getting the best training by the best coaches using the best of the available facilities. There is the aspect of having the mental strength to compound all these factors and channel them towards a win for the athlete and even the team. However much an athlete is prepared for an event, if the athlete is one who [...]

What Does It Take To Win?2020-09-26T09:52:05+08:00

Concentration: A Vital Quality For ALL Athletes


So many of the athletes I work with complain about their difficulty in being able to concentrate and focus playing their sport, especially under pressure. What about you? “Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.” Ray Knight Why Is Concentration Important To Athletes? When you get really good at concentration and focus, almost nothing will be able to knock you off your game like crowds screaming, opponents trash talking you, just any pressure will be a non-factor and you will see your performance will skyrocket. When baseball player Ichiro Suzuki was a little [...]

Concentration: A Vital Quality For ALL Athletes2020-09-26T09:52:26+08:00
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