10 Traits of Mentally Tough Athletes
There is no doubt, mental toughness is one of the most important traits of an athlete. Another word to describe mental toughness is ‘GRIT.’ It’s the ability to work hard, to push yourself to your limits, and to respond resiliently to adversity or laziness. What do you do when you just don’t feel like working-out? […]
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What Are You Doing This Off-Season?
It’s easy to argue that off season training is the most important phase of any football skills and conditioning plan. Not only will it help the athlete to recover physically and psychologically during the season, it will be hugely important to neurological and physical development of any player. 1. Neurologically, off-season training is where you […]
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Bet Against Me!
In the video below, “Only Two things You Can Do,” the Patriots receiver defies the critics who once questioned his ability to be a difference-maker in the NFL. He reads the 2009 post-draft report that labeled him “too small” and “a gimmick prospect,” all while showing how hard work and determination got him to where he […]
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Players Win Games and Coaches Lose Them
There is a saying in sports that many of us have heard and that’s “Players Win Games and Coaches Lose Them”.  It sounds good and I hear it referenced often but what does it mean?  The success of a player is a direct reflection of the player/coach relationship.  The player/coach relationship is many things.  It […]
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Without a shadow of a doubt, the 40 yard dash remains the absolute most popular football athletic measure.  Athletes, coaches, and parents long to lower their or their athletes times to make a major impression everywhere.  Although there are several variables which affect a player’s stock at anytime (i.e. confidence level, experience, work ethic, instincts, […]
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