Winners have learned to go full speed ahead all the time. No matter if it’s in practice or the real thing, they take it on with a full head of steam. They never have to give a second effort because they only play with continuous effort. Winners don’t have a middle gear. They don’t know what half speed is all about. Like an Iditarod sled dog, winners only know one speed – flat out.
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People who mentally prepare for competition rarely fail when it’s time to shine. When things heat up, winners stay cool and focused. The days preceding a big event, picture yourself performing with ease in every pressure situation you could face. Create the entire scene in your mind. Picture the very atmosphere. Take the time and energy to visualize and you’ll come through like a seasoned veteran on game day.
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What happened? Why are kids “suddenly” so fragile? Why can’t they handle life’s little challenges like kids have for decades?
No keeping score, everybody’s a winner, over-trophying, no cuts, no tag, everybody’s special, brown belts now black belts, a reset button, no consequences, no accountability…
Something in the water? Too many additives and preservatives? Full moon getting fuller? Mercury? Global warming? El nino? Or is there a “mystery cause” lurking in the background weakening the “defense system” of kids?
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t’s not always the great performances that help you succeed as much as it’s the big mistakes that cost a victory. To cut back on your mistakes, visualize yourself doing things correctly. Practice preventing the big mistakes as much as you practice performing the great plays. Learn from your mistakes–learn not to make them.
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It’s very important that parents understand the physical, mental and emotional needs of kids if they want to help them grow up to excel at sports. Everybody has athletic potential but unless kids grow up in a condusive environment that allows for maximum athletic development will they ever go on to acheive their potential in sports. The following is my new ebook at Amazon. For only 2.99 you will learn what you need to do before they even begin youth sport to the time they hang up their cleats. please leave a review if you purchase.