How To Teach Visualization To Athletes Of Any Age #MT30 Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of #MT30! See below to check out our training for #MT30 Days 1 and 2. Now for today's tip...

Coaches often ask me, "Lindsey, can I apply what I'm learning in your trainings to my younger athletes?" To which I respond YES!  But, there are some tips that can really help...

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How to use music to compete like a champ #MT30 Day 1

Welcome to Mental Training 30! Every day this month we are teaching one mental training tool. For all the latest, additional live videos and amazing conversation with other coaches,  please join us in our private Facebook group for coaches! Click here to join.

Day 1 #MT30: Below you'll find...

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Part 2: I started doing THIS and my game changed

One of the things I love most in this world is watching little kids play sports. I mean really little kids. In the late summer, the park by my house starts filling up with soccer practice. Portable goals get set up while five-year-old girls and boys run around with teeny, tiny, little shin guards...

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Part 1: The Mind of Great Competitors Series...The time I bounced the ball off my foot

I’ll admit it, it wasn’t until I was in my mid 20s that I was really able to play consistently in the present moment. As in, I finally had the mental control to notice that I was NOT in the present moment, and the mental agility to then get myself back to the present moment....

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3 Things A Sports Psychologist Will Never Tell You

The mind is an incredible thing. It can be complicated and frustrating, it can amaze you and disappoint you. It can limit you or allow unbelievable things to happen. But mostly, it can be unpredictable, in good ways and bad.

I’ve been working as a mental training coach for almost 10 years...

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How to Implement a Mental Training Plan Even if You Have $0.00 Budget

So the fall is my super, crazy, busy time. I'm doing kickoff trainings with teams, setting up programs with our online training packages, and doing live events with clubs and athletic departments. Truthfully, it's my favorite time of year.

But the downside of all these trainings,  is that I...

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Why You Shouldn't Listen to Yourself

I hear it time and time again from my clients: ‘I’m not ready.’ I’m not ready to start my own business. I’m not ready for the promotion I’ve been working towards for years. I’m not ready to have a baby. I’m not...

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Why leaders must practice what they preach

As summer officially begins, I’m working on finding space in my life to work on me. It’s not easy. It seems there is always something else to do that needs my attention. And while working on me is rewarding on one hand, it’s also uncomfortable on the other. In many ways, its...

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5 Reasons I (finally) hired a professional coach

"5 Reasons I (finally) hired a professional coach", By Lindsey Wilson, was recently featured in The Huffington Post. Click the link to see the article.


I have to admit, as a former athlete, I love everything about being coached; I love the accountability, the goal setting, the planning, the...

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Embracing failure: The clumsy, embarrassing (and usually ugly) path to success

Turnover. Dunk. Turnover. Dunk. Turnover. Dunk. Turnover. Dunk. Within 15 seconds, I had turned the ball over 4 times, failed to cross half court, and we were already losing 8-0.

Tyler Gaffaney Basketball PhotoIt was my first game on my high school's varsity basketball team. I was a rising junior and the starting point...

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