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How Young Athletes Can Productively Push Past Mistakes

Mistakes. We all make them, even without the stress of competition looming. We make wrong turns, we drop things we didn't intend, and we say things...

How the NCAA's Best Wrestlers Win the Mental Battle

Similar themes came up time and time again during the post-match interviews of the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships. For the 125-pound champion to th...

How a Basketball Background Propelled Nick Foles to Super Bowl LII MVP

Heading into the biggest football game of his life, Nick Foles had one goal: Think like a point guard. "Going in this game, I sorta went back to wh...

10 Ways to Improve Your Basketball Tryout Chances

Basketball tryouts can be a stressful time. You want to play your best and prove that you deserve a spot on the team but there is only a short period of...

3 Invaluable Tips From the NBA's Leading Mental Skills Coach

There's no room for fragile egos in the NBA. One night, you're riding high after a strong performance in a big victory. The very next, you're getti...

The Elaborate Game Day Routines Behind Corey Kluber's Unshakeable Performance

Corey Kluber might be the most unshakeable man in professional sports. It's why fans have affectionately dubbed the Cleveland Indians ace "Klubot."...

Lessons All Athletes Can Learn From Mayweather vs. McGregor

I think everyone that took out a loan to watch the Mcgregor vs Mayweather fight wound up being surprised, likely pleasantly, by what took place. Me, as...

How to Manage Pre-Game Stress and Anxiety

Most times, athletes play games at the end of their day, and if you are still in school, you have to take care of your school responsibilities also....

How to Better Handle Criticism From Teammates and Coaches

Early in the 2016 Florida State University football season, starting quarterback Sean Maguire was sidelined with an injury and was replaced by redshirt...

5 Mental Skills That Successful Athletes Have in Common

There are great athletes and there are athletes that could have been great. An athlete with incredible physical prowess and skill might be able to...

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