Volleyball Olympian Courtney Thompson on mentally preparing (transcribed)

Originally posted in article Volleyball Olympian Courtney Thompson on the Mental Game and Leadership, published November 26, 2014.

Volleyball Olympian Courtney Thompson on Mentally Preparing

Transcription of interview conducted by Lindsey Wilson, Positive Performance Training 

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Jim Clem on his coaching philosophy (transcribed)

Originally posted in article Pitching Tips Intro: 4 Parts to Understanding Yourself as a Pitcher, published November 24, 2014.

Pitching Coach Jim Clem on his Coaching Philosophy

Transcription of interview conducted by Lindsey Wilson, Positive Performance Training 

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Jim Clem on understanding yourself as a pitcher (transcribed)

Originally posted in article Jim Clem on Understanding Yourself as a Pitcher, published November 24, 2014.

Pitching Coach Jim Clem on Understanding Yourself

Transcription of interview conducted by Lindsey Wilson, Positive Performance Training

Lindsey Wilson: Well, speaking of learning I...

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Ursula Grobler: Winning for the love of the game (transcribed)

Originally posted in article Ursula Grobler: Winning for the Love of the Game, published January 19, 2015.

Erg World Record Holder Ursula Grobler on the Importance of Loving the Game

Transcription of interview conducted by Lindsey Wilson, Positive Performance Training

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Ursula Grobler: Erg rowing & mental training (transcribed)

Originally posted in article Ursula Grobler: Erg Rowing & Mental Training, published January 12, 2015.

Erg World Record Holder Ursula Grobler on Erg Rowing & the Mental Game

Transcription of interview conducted by Lindsey Wilson, Positive Performance Training

Lindsey Wilson: All...

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Ursula Grobler: 2010 Erg World Record buzz (transcribed)

Originally posted in article Ursula Grobler: Winning for the Love of the Game, published January 19, 2015.

Erg World Record Holder Ursula Grobler still Buzzes from her 2010 World Record Achievement

Transcription of interview conducted by Lindsey Wilson, Positive Performance Training

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Why great athletes are great liars

by: Lindsey Wilson In this article:

  • Explore why self-deception is an evolutionary advantage that leads to higher performance.
  • Positive Performance's Lindsey Wilson shares her experience with self-deception
  • Learn how self-deception works, and how to determine if it's right for you or your team.
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Five Steps to building a fortress of leaders

Sports training isn’t about generalities. You’d never tell your team, “Just get the ball out there… somewhere.” Or say, “Don’t worry about the goalie. Just kick it within the vicinity.”

Without accuracy, without precision, there is no game. There...

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Meditation? 3 ways the Seattle Seahawks are using it to gain a competitive edge (and how you can too).

new.toughness.practice ESPN published an interview and article on how Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks are using mental training to gain a competitive edge. Pete's philosophy matches ours: If you have happier and more balanced players, they will be better able to manage their emotions, deal with stress, and...

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Pre-practice mental warm-up

Many of our clients report that the first 20-minutes of practice drastically improves after implementing this one 5-minute pre-practice routine.

Athletes are often scattered by the time they get to practice. Some days, it takes a long time for their mind to catch up to their body (i.e....

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