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#1 Hot Tip to Unleash Your Burning Desire to Win

Your burning desire to win

If you don’t connect with your inner drive, eventually you will give up, get injured, or claim that your dream was not “meant to be.” Quitting too soon is a red flag that you haven’t fully tapped into your burning desire to win.

”Champion

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?
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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

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

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The Dream Team Secrets of Olympic Athletes

Build your dream team   

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” —Jim Rohn. Does that quote scare you? If so, you might want to consider why. The people you surround yourself with affect your perception. Imagine creating your dream team. Start out by […]

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5 Deliberate Practice Steps for Athletes to Dominate the Competition

Deliberate practice strategy

Does your devotion as an athlete pass the stickiness test? This involves how engaged you remain through the ups and downs. It’s your ability to stick with what’s happening in the here and now instead of allowing unnecessary thoughts to interrupt your focus. Deliberate practice is a […]

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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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7 Ways Coaches Kill Motivation and Confidence in Sports

Coaches kill motivation and confidence in sports

Coaches dream of working with highly driven, talented athletes. Motivation and confidence in sports doesn’t automatically happen; it’s nurtured. The best coaches can skillfully transform a group of individual athletes into a working, functional team. Unfortunately, some coaches mistakenly take team development for granted. They […]

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Why Some Athletes Cheat

Why some athletes cheat

Cheating is not new to sports. Athletes are coached to do whatever it takes to win. So why do some athletes cheat?

Deflategate has rekindled the cheating conversation. Did the New England Patriots knowingly reduce the pressure in their footballs for a competitive advantage over Indianapolis? There’s been […]

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