Athlete identity transition happens at the end of careers but something similar happens at the end of seasons and events. An athlete may face retirement, or may have a serious injury, or simply, it is the end of the season or post major event.
In my work with clients, though the bulk of our conversation is around helping them to develop better cognitive-behavioral skills for performing, there are other healthy choices that impact performance and involve a process of change. From the outside, things like eating healthier, drinking [...]
There are a variety of reasons to design practice sessions that set the stage for what you as a coach want to happen in practice – you want to facilitate and ensure everyone gets the most out of practice and performs at their best. Let’s talk about some tips to ensure that happens. 1. [...]
Your coaching mindset, whether it is ego mindset or mastery mindset, is the #1 thing that can get you and your athletes where you want to be, or not. You just have to decide where you get the most benefit and unlock your potential. And mindset can be referred to in different terminologies – ego [...]
Undertraining and overtraining can lead to the opposite of what an athlete is striving for and can hinder performance. In Matt Kuzdub’ s (2017) excellent blog, Overtraining and undertraining in tennis: can both lead to injury, he talked about how physically under and overtraining can lead to [...]