Mindful Breathing: Learning to be in The Moment

Posted by Tyler Bradstreet The goal of Mindful Breathing is to: (a) calm you down somewhat, make you aware of thoughts that may be unpleasant or self-defeating, which you can explore and “cognitively restructure” later, (b) take some of your … Continue reading

Stress: The Monkey on Your Back and Ways to Shake Him Off

Posted by Tyler Bradstreet Whether you’re an athlete or a coach, the daily grind that is competitive sports can be stressful. The vast amount of time spent and effort expended regarding your specific sport is tough enough on its own, … Continue reading

Effective Coaching Series, Pt. 1: The Application of Self-determination Theory to Coaching

Posted by Adam Skoranski Hello blogging world, sports fans, coaches, and everyone else in between. I hope you all had a spectacular holiday season, and are ready to hit the ground running in 2013. What follows is my first post … Continue reading

Fostering A Positve Mindset: Take Control of Negative Self-Talk

Posted by Tyler Bradstreet Today I will be focusing on Step 5 of the 7-Step model of developing mental toughness I introduced a few weeks ago. To refresh, the 7-step model is: 1.) Find the right attitude and state of … Continue reading