THE PERFECTIONIST ATHLETE

(from John O’sullivan at Changing the Game Project) The perfectionist athlete. This is an athlete who has attached his identity to his achievements, or lack thereof. And being perfection focused instead of process oriented can be the downfall of many a young athlete. Sadly, perfectionism is on the rise according to recent studies, and nearing…… Continue reading THE PERFECTIONIST ATHLETE

FUN V COMPETITION

Extracted from John O’Sullivan’s blog: http://www.changingthegameproject.com She asked me “when do kids shift from having fun to being competitive in youth sports?” We get this question a lot, from parents of children 8-18. Our answer: They don’t! Fun and Competition are NOT mutually exclusive. Youth Sports should be both! How adults define fun is not how children…… Continue reading FUN V COMPETITION

FOCUS & CONFIDENCE

In football, it is common to find yourself or your team under the pump, facing challenges and losing the plot, right in the middle of a game. With so much activity and noise distracting you, feeding your thoughts and competing for your attention, staying focused and confident is imperative. This is true for a coach,…… Continue reading FOCUS & CONFIDENCE

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Click here to download your FREE copy: sports_mind_shift players Click here to download your FREE copy: coaches_mind_shift Praise for Sports Mind Shift “Brett White is a practical thinker and a thinking practitioner. The message of “Sports Mind Shift” is not just intellectual theory but founded on real life experience which makes it invaluable to anyone…… Continue reading FREE RESOURCE