May
22

Pre-Game Routines Builds Confidence

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“Long term success is a direct result of what you achieve every day.” – Rick Pitino Basketball is not an easy game and just like life, it comes at you from different angles all the time. Some days are better than others and it's very difficult to expect that you will be equally consistent mentally, physically, and emotionally every single day whenever there's a game to play. The mental … [Read more...]

May
08

Tips for Parents & Coaches

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“Some parents would rather have their son get all-state than his team win the state championship” – Don Meyer Most parents—indeed, all parents—want their children to succeed in youth sports. Parents would like their children to be stars. That’s normal. And they want to be involved in their child’s—sport activities. That, too, is normal. In fact, parental involvement is a critical element in … [Read more...]

May
01

Practice Gratitude-Improve Mental Game

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“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful”--- John Wooden "Stop feeling sorry for yourself," you are often told. And while it can be hard to avoid self-pity entirely, mentally strong athletes choose to exchange self-pity for gratitude. Whether you choose to write a few sentences in a gratitude journal, or simply take a moment to … [Read more...]

Apr
24

A Coffey Note – It’s All Mental

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“My success is the outcome of my work. I am willing to do the work.” Delice Coffey Did you know… 100% of the time, it is 90% Mental! Download the free mental game assessment and get started on Improving your Mental Game in basketball• … [Read more...]

Apr
17

Proper Sleep leads to Mental Toughness

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“I would tell players to relax and never think about what's at stake. Just think about the basketball game. If you start to think about who is going to win the championship, you've lost your focus”--- Michael Jordan Today’s elite basketball players knows that physical conditioning and good nutrition are critical for health and wellbeing; however, sleep, while often overlooked, plays an equally … [Read more...]