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Another Top 10 Must Watch Mental Toughness Documentary Checklist

Our initial thread of 10 Mental Toughness Documentaries That Will Make You Better has been one of the top of google searches since it was released.  Granted, Sport Psychology, psychological training, mental strength, coaching, and helping sport parents are our entire existence and purpose in life.  There isn’t much that we do as a team […]

Is Mental Toughness A Skill That Is Taught or Caught?

Is Mental Toughness A Skill That Is Taught or Caught? The nature vs. nurture question is referenced almost as much as sports announcers decrying “momentum” or “showing good effort.”  Ad nauseam. Let’s try and answer it here. First, some individuals have faster speed or better looks or higher intelligence, these skills can also be trained […]

Can we all agree about Simone Biles?

  Can we all agree about Simone Biles?  Back when I was a sport psychology professor, there was an activity I used to make sure NO ONE could be in the middle.  It forced students to pick a side and then defend their reasoning. It was an excellent way to broach uncomfortable topics.  The reason […]

How To Get In The Zone In Athletics . . .

How To Get In The Zone In Athletics The ZONE, Flow, Peak Performance…. Ahhhh. It’s a magical, zen like place where everything goes right, we can’t miss, time stands still, and most importantly, in that moment- we are IN THE MOMENT. I’ve been in a zone twice in my entire life that I can accurately […]

Three Types Of An Active Listener

  The Three Types Of An Active Listener If I’m uncomfortable or interviewing someone, I’ll employ this motto- Listen and learn rather than talk and tell. One of my podcast guests, Dave Meltzer eloquently calls it to be more interestED than interestING.  Curiosity is a super power. Curiosity is a super power. Click To Tweet […]

Get At Big Picture Goals By Simply Doing This One Thing

Get At Big Picture Goals By Simply Doing This One Thing During a marathon, there are ups & downs. I do not think life is like a marathon however, I believe it’s much more arduous and resembles a 100-mile trail run.  Completing marathons used to be my goal, but now, they are just training runs. […]

4 Ways To Increase Your Best Happiness Status

  4 Ways To Increase Your Best Happiness Status Regression to the mean is a simple concept. If a variable exists that is outside of the mean, it is an outlier, and then the subsequent point or variable will be eventually be closer to the mean.  There is a baseline level in every area of […]