Staying motivated when times are tough

Staying motivated when times are tough is not always easy, usually it is down right difficult. Even those people who seem to always be motivated and moving forward have down times, times when they just don’t feel like they can keep going. What separates those...

Pre Performance Routine for your Sport

One of the first things I work on with any client is developing a pre performance routine, as it helps them to both physically and mentally prepare for their competition. Many athletes will have no idea what they do before their competition, which can lead to...

Excellence Versus Success in Sports

This week I want to talk about excellence versus success in sports. I often ask my clients to talk about their goals and what it means to them to be successful at something. Usually the answers focus on results. They will be successful once they reach a certain number...

Use Stress to Improve your Performance

Athletes deal with stress both on and off the field of competition each and everyday. Stress itself is not good nor bad, it is all in how you perceive it and shift what you are focusing on. One of the main emotions that often comes with stress is nervousness. Before a...

Mindset of High Performers

There is a certain mindset of high performers that sets them apart from others. Dr. Carol Dweck discovered that there are two different types of mindsets of performance in athletics or otherwise. The two types of mindsets are fixed and growth. An individual with a...

Responding to adversity

How do you respond to adversity? Do you try and numb yourself, run from the feelings or try and mask them. What are the thoughts you allow yourself to think when you are feeling down? Challenging times are apart of life, and how we respond to them is critical for our...