Think Like An Underdog And Win Competitions!

2017-09-28T20:45:15+08:00

Win With An Underdog Mental Attitude Have you ever noticed that it’s easier to play loose and free in heavy competition when you’re the underdog? When you don’t expect to win? When everyone thinks your opponent is better? It’s a sports cliche even in top pro sports that the competitor with “nothing to lose” is the most dangerous to play, especially when playing at home. In the sport of golf, they take it a little further and actually say to look out for the golfer who has a cold or a sore throat. Golf being such a mental game that if [...]

Think Like An Underdog And Win Competitions!2017-09-28T20:45:15+08:00

Don’t Be Just A Parent, Be A Source Of Inspiration!

2017-09-28T19:37:28+08:00

I hear this complaint from parents quite often:  “She says he wants to get to the next level but when I remind him he needs to run, lift weights or do drills, she says he’s tired or has to do homework or some other excuse."   Why do they say this? Stop preaching and nagging your athlete. Instead, start INSPIRING them. Think about this, when Wayne Gretzky was a boy, nobody had to remind him to work on his game. He did it out of sheer love, drive, and desire for the game. He would practice 4-5 hours a day, every [...]

Don’t Be Just A Parent, Be A Source Of Inspiration!2017-09-28T19:37:28+08:00

Building Confidence For Youth Baseball Athletes

2017-09-28T19:37:47+08:00

Every coach and parent knows that youth baseball players perform better when they are confident. It’s no mystery, even to the kid. Truthfully, it’s really quite simple and most parents already know how to do it, but they just don’t do it. It all comes down to these 2 THINGS adults can do to build their child’s confidence in sports or anywhere: 1. Positive encouragement 2. Unconditional approval See, I told you that you knew the answer. So, this article will help you correct the reasons why adults are so terrible in the execution of those principles and how to do it right! [...]

Building Confidence For Youth Baseball Athletes2017-09-28T19:37:47+08:00

Youth Sports Tip Part 2: Powerhouse Athlete

2017-09-28T19:12:17+08:00

This is the part 2 of turning a head case into a powerhouse athlete. Your athlete is a human being with all sorts of things going on in his/her life. You must remember, at all times that these are kids who have not figured out their identity or their personal power and are going through all sorts of crazy changes like the following: Some have been bullied Some have major family problems. Some are dealing right now with the biggest stressor of all for kids: Not fitting in. You don’t have to be an amateur child psychologist, however, it’s to your advantage to [...]

Youth Sports Tip Part 2: Powerhouse Athlete2017-09-28T19:12:17+08:00

Focus Tips For Athletes That Coaches And Parents Should Know

2019-07-12T12:45:32+08:00

When athletes are lacking focus, coaches often say things like: “Get your head in the game!” or “You need to focus out there.” What Do Coaches Need To Understand First? Coaches need to first understand that non-focusing is built into kids’ hard wiring showing as curiosity and exploration in order to learn as much as they can. That’s their job as a kid and it’s actually a very powerful survival mechanism. Now knowing that, you can have some empathy while helping them improve this mental skill instead of thinking they are just being lazy or unmotivated. And yes it is a [...]

Focus Tips For Athletes That Coaches And Parents Should Know2019-07-12T12:45:32+08:00

Words Of Encouragement From Coaches: Are You Doing It Right?

2017-09-28T19:37:51+08:00

There are so many trite cliches floating around in the sports world that are often repeated by unknowing coaches. Some of them are very useful and when communicated consistently can ingrain solid beliefs and habits that lead to becoming great performers like: “You are relentless.”  “You can do this.” Notice the elegance of simplicity in those 2 encouraging messages. That’s what works for athletes. On the other hand, I have heard countless stories from athletes of coaches using words they think are going to motivate and help an athlete but actually do the opposite: 2 Things Coaches Say That Hurts Players Performance [...]

Words Of Encouragement From Coaches: Are You Doing It Right?2017-09-28T19:37:51+08:00

How To Handle Your Sports Nerves

2017-09-28T20:50:33+08:00

As an athlete, performer or competitor, getting nervous, tight, or any way physically tense, even in a very subtle way will hinder your ability to perform and is one of the major mental blocks. I operate under this principle: Performance = Potential - Interference. Meaning, you will play, compete or perform your best when you have no interference or mental/emotional blocks. mental block called nervousness To be able to clear this mental block called nervousness, it is extremely helpful to understand it first and then you can take it apart. Let me explain your solution to this problem using [...]

How To Handle Your Sports Nerves2017-09-28T20:50:33+08:00

What Is Sabotaging Your Performance?

2020-09-27T19:59:32+08:00

As an athlete, performer, or competitor, not being able to push yourself past your comfort zone is one of the major mental blocks. First off, I operate under this principle: Performance = Potential - Interference. This means that you will play, compete, or perform your best when you have no interference or mental and emotional blocks. What do you call this mental block? To be able to clear this mental block, let us call it self sabotage. It is extremely helpful to understand it first and then you can take it apart. Let me explain your solution to this problem [...]

What Is Sabotaging Your Performance?2020-09-27T19:59:32+08:00

Controlling The Negative Voice In Your Head

2020-10-14T04:34:32+08:00

As an athlete, performer or competitor, quieting that negative and destructive voice in your head can hinder your ability to perform. This is one of the major mental blocks. I operate under this principle: Performance = Potential - Interference. Meaning you will play, compete or perform your best when you have no interference or mental/emotional blocks. CLEARING MENTAL BLOCK To be able to clear this mental block, the negative mind, it is extremely helpful to understand it first and then you can take it apart. Let me explain your solution to this problem using my 4-step R.A.C.E. Formula for mental [...]

Controlling The Negative Voice In Your Head2020-10-14T04:34:32+08:00

A Guide To Being Less Critical For Better Sports Performance

2017-09-28T20:51:50+08:00

As an athlete, performer or competitor, self-criticism, beating yourself up and focusing too much mistakes can seriously hinder your ability to perform. Self-criticism is one of the major mental blocks. I teach and operate under this principle: Performance = Potential - Interference. Meaning, you will play, compete or perform your best when you have no interference or mental/emotional blocks. How Do You Get Rid Of Mental Block? To be able to clear this mental block (the inner critic), it’s extremely helpful to understand it first and then you can take it apart. Let me explain your solution to this problem using my [...]

A Guide To Being Less Critical For Better Sports Performance2017-09-28T20:51:50+08:00
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