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Avoid the Mousetrap: How Athletes Can Manage Their Fear of Failure

There exists a crucial difference between fear and danger. Danger is real. Fear is created. Because we create many of our own fears, the good...

5 Ways Young Athletes Can Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Sports are filled with a tremendous amount of physical duress. From getting kicked to being knocked down, scraping knees to bruising bones, turf bu...

A 3-Step Blueprint to Conquer Self-Doubt and Build Real Confidence

"I feel terrible," she said grimly, untucking her jersey and punting the soccer ball away with her toe in a whirl of frustration. "Coach said I have n...

Draymond Green on the Incredible Power of Self-Confidence for Athletes

Hate him or love him, there's no denying Draymond Green has beaten the odds. Though he was voted Big Ten Player of the Year his final season at Mic...

Athletes Are Less Mentally Resilient Than Ever. Here's How to Change It

When many of us hear the words "mental toughness," we automatically envision someone "breathing and visualizing" their way through tough times. Tha...

5 Steps to Building Bigger Self-Belief

Mastering the mental side of sports begins with quieting that noisy inner critic we've all met. Everyone's dealt with inner critic syndrome on some...

Simplicity Is Always the Key When Strength Training Young Athletes

What is the overall purpose and/or goal of training for athletic performance at the middle school and high school levels? Any response given to thi...

Steph Curry Says Playing Multiple Sports Gave Him Confidence to Be an MVP

You can count Stephen Curry among the number of pro athletes who firmly believe in the virtues of children playing multiple sports. The two-time NB...

Lessons All Athletes Can Learn From Mayweather vs. McGregor

I think everyone that took out a loan to watch the Mcgregor vs Mayweather fight wound up being surprised, likely pleasantly, by what took place. Me, as...

Aaron Rodgers Reveals the No. 1 Trait Quarterbacks Need to Be Successful

What's wrong with Aaron Rodgers? On Nov. 21, 2016, much of the football world was pondering that question. The previous day, Rodgers' Green Bay Pac...

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