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Mental Preparation for Sports Helps Close the Performance Gap

Mental preparation for sports

You know where you want to go and you also know why you want to get there. The question is: Why aren’t you there? This is where mental preparation for sports truly begins.

The space between where you are now and where you would like to be […]

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Mental Toughness Prepares Athletes to Improve Focus and Concentration

Improve Focus and Concentration

What helps you improve focus and confidence? photo credit: Jump Start via photopin (license) What helps you improve focus and confidence?
photo credit: Jump Start via photopin (license)

Sports psychology techniques help athletes improve focus and concentration. Add keywords, […]

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Mental Toughness – How to Train for a Triathlon

How to train for a triathlon

Fears and blocks are a common mental toughness distraction that a triathlete faces. It’s why everything goes smoothly in training and then you under-perform during your event. Either way, those blocks and fears will throw you off if you don’t know how to […]

Out of the Box Mentor Training for Athletes

A twist on mentor training for athletes

Indonesia emphasizes mentor training for athletes  photo credit: IMG_9181 via photopin (license) Indonesia emphasizes mentor training for athletes
photo credit: IMG_9181 via photopin (license)

Frequently I talk about opportunities being around you at all times. Many times […]

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The #1 Trait Every Champion Athlete Must Develop

The first step for a champion athlete

As I sift through my inbox of questions, a common theme appears. What does it take to go the full distance to win? The process to become a champion athlete starts with a decision.

Coaching athletes into champions is possible when everyone’s on the same page. […]

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How Athletes Build Confidence After Its Been Shattered

Athletes build confidence Q&A

It’s Q&A time once again. Let’s talk about how athletes build confidence. Here’s one of the most popular questions which flooded my inbox: “what is the best way to get confidence back once you’ve lost it”.

Now it’s time for the answer. Freaking out before or during […]

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Mental Toughness: Why Winning is a Mental Game

Building mental toughness

Several weeks ago your questions regarding mental toughness arrived in my inbox. The questions have poured in. Well, it’s time for Q&A.

Before we dive in, let’s get on the same page with a definition. Mental toughness is the ability to stick with something, even when it’s […]

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How Performance Blocks Destroyed Tiger Woods Game

Costly performance blocks

Okay, Tiger Woods may be blocked. Now what? His former steely mental game appears to now swing up and down. During moments like this confidence levels may spiral down while performance blocks skyrocket to an all-time high.

Low confidence issues will throw off his entire game. Maybe you’ve witnessed his body refusing to […]

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The #1 Mental Toughness Secret of Elite Athletes

Mental toughness wins

What does it take to become an elite athlete? Yes, a part of it is physicality. But many elite athletes exist who don’t fit the norm for their sport. There’s got to be something else, right? Let’s see how mental toughness helps athletes rise to the top.

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How Athletes Fight Back Against the Fear of Failure

Athletes who experience fear of failure

Let’s take a stand on failure. It’s gotten a bad rap as something to avoid! Champion athletes fail all the time. In fact, they fail more than most other athletes. Something shifts when you learn to adapt due to failure instead of submitting to the fear of failure.

Failure to […]

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