The Opportunities We Don’t See

 

When I’m working with a team to teach them how the brain works, I take them through my go-to favorite exercise that illustrates a really important concept, one that is very easy to forget.

  • First, I tell everyone in the room to look around for the color red. They might suddenly...
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5 Simple Steps For Dealing With Nerves

You’ve seen or experienced it before: an athlete practices and trains with focus, determination, and passion for a competition only to tighten up in their big moment.

All that work....wasted.

Seeing an athlete break down and self-sabotage is heartbreaking. Nerves are complicated, and every...

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Keep Athletes Psychologically Sharp With This Visualization Exercise

Being ON all the time is physically and psychologically exhausting. If you notice your athletes becoming fatigued toward the end of the season or at the end of a tournament, it may be because they are not relaxing and re-booting between games. In this video, Lindsey describes two visualization...

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Mental Health Awareness Month: You Are Not Alone

On April 8, 2016, I read a Facebook post reporting that ex-Kansas University football player Brandon Bourbon committed suicide.

“Oh no…no, no, no,” I whispered back at the screen.

You would have thought I knew him. You would have thought we were related by the rush of emotions...

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4 Tips For Improving Performance With Sleep

It's no secret that sleep is one of the most important factors in staying healthy, focused, and high-performing. But do you know just how impactful a good night's sleep can really be? For more insight on the importance of sleep and how it affects performance, click the link to visit our blog...

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Key Takeaways From The Final 4: A WBCA Spotlight

We had a great time at the WBCA Basketball Coaches Convention this year. Here are a couple videos of moments that we just had to share. The first is from Co-Founder, Lindsey Wilson's, talk about Mindfulness for coaches; and the second is a feature from Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson from U of...

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The Thing Technique

We take you through an exercise to help you manage fear, anxiety, and stress. This exercise is designed to coaches and athletes overcome limiting game day butterflies, and daily stressors.

 


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How to Get Your Athletes Out of a Slump: #MT30 Day 18 Mini Training

The dreaded slump. Is there anything worse? 

Whether you‘re the athlete in the middle of it, frustrated because you don’t know where to turn, or a coach, parent, or teammate watching from the sideline and feeling helpless, slumps suck!

The truth is, it doesn’t matter how...

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How To Unleash The Beast In A Shy Or Introverted Athlete: The Alter Ego Technique: #MT30 Day 13

In my experience with literally thousands of athletes, I’ve typically come across two main types of athletes:

1. The athletes that are the same on and off the field in regards to their personality and characteristics. (more common)

2. Athletes that are remarkably different on the...

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The Surprising Reason Coaches Should Exercise #MT30 Day 20

Don't worry, I'm not here to guilt you into exercising. But I do want to talk about why coaches need to prioritize physical activity, and it has nothing to do with your cholesterol. Here's how exercising can actually help you coach better.

Coaches Should Exercise Because...

Exercise burns off...

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