Posted on: December 19th, 2017

There is a right and wrong way to use positive thinking. Here’s how to do it right.

Promoting positive thinking is something every coach has done at least once. The purpose of doing so is simple. We think that if a player can just envision him or herself making the big play; if...

Posted on: December 7th, 2017

Challenge vs. Threat Mindset: how to empower yourself and your students to rise to the challenge.

As the timer ticks down on the competition clock, two students, Kevin and Adam, look up to the front of the room, each feeling his heart pump at a frantic pace. Both are far from calm as time...

Posted on: December 6th, 2017

Get excited: how to handle performance anxiety in competitive situations

When you think of the word “anxiety” what comes to mind? Is it speaking in front of a room full of people? Is it sweaty palms, a knotted stomach, and twisted tongue? Everyone has experienced...

Posted on: November 18th, 2017

Four Ways Embracing Educational Competitions Will Benefit Your Community

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sports can...

Posted on: October 31st, 2017

Modified Practice Routines Help You Win at Learning.

Anyone who has tried to learn a new language knows, remembering the details is not easy. In fact, remembering anything new is not a walk in the park, and becomes harder as we age. The traditional...

Posted on: October 30th, 2017

Stop Multi-Tasking! Take Your Teams Further with These Tips Instead.

“To do two things at once is to do neither.”-Publilius SyrusHave you ever found yourself trying to study while talking to a friend? Or are you guilty of texting while trying to maintain an...