The New Palestine Dragons High School football program knows how to how to create a battle cry for a new year. The Dragons were undefeated when they made it to the 5A Indiana State Championship last year.
What are some of your goals for 2016? As a player or coach going into off-season I’d suggest that you create meaningful goals that are worth fighting for because life (and your opponents!) will constantly test your resolve and level of commitment.
If your team goals, or individual ambitions don’t get your heart racing, blood pumping, butterflies circling, or voice crackling when you talk about them, you may need to go back to drawing board and create some new ones.
What characteristics and skills would a 5-star defensive back possess that would allow them to be a superstar at the college level? Speed and quickness are of course a given for players in the defensive secondary, but what is it that sets a 5-Star defensive back apart from the rest?
Here are the FIVE traits that make a 5-star stud DB recruit:
Having a proper backpedal is essential to being a good corner at any level of football.
- By Brad DeHaven
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What others are saying about the book…
“I have read the first five chapters and the book is awesome! Can’t wait to pass the knowledge on to my players.” -Coach Hernandez
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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? Mental tough athletes have a response for feelings of laziness, entitlement, or the feeling of ‘being owed’ something without having to pay for it… and that response is they FIGHT BACK with the traits listed below.