Character Development and Larry Nassar

Two things happened today and it was sad but opportune – I was working on a coach’s presentation on character development and then I was having a conversation with a friend who was assaulted by [...]

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Develop mental toughness

Mental toughness is two words commonly used in sport. Athletes need to develop their mind cognitively and the body physically to create peak performance.

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Balance: Take Time Off!

With the holidays, balance is always a challenge and there are competitions coming up so it may not be the best time to let go and take time off. Or is it?

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Healthy Choices Impact Performance

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 [...]

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Top 5 Most Mentally Challenging Sports

In all the years of working with athletes, it has become apparent what the top 5 most mentally challenging sports are. The biggest factor in making this assessment is the number of places or [...]

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Competition: How do I ‘just do it’?

How do you just do it and when? In the heat of competition – that’s the time to just do it! The best time to concentrate and really think about what you are doing is during practice. Sounds [...]

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Master Your Swim Start

Swimming can be a tough sport. It’s an individual sport. There’s no equipment. Everything is dependent on you. Fortunately, most of the swimmers I’ve had the pleasure to work with have a fierce [...]

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