• How To Be Bullet Proof To Criticism in Sport

    This is a true, if somewhat embarrassing story. Years ago I was in Finland for the World Championship in my sport, ringette. Two days before the final I wandered down to the restaurant where my teammates were. To my shock and horror, they were trash […]

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  • Do You Get Superstitious On Game Day?

    One of the keys to winning in sport is having a fantastic GAME FACE routine. GAME FACE is a routine that gets you psyched up the day you compete. Most athletes don’t have a great GAME FACE routine. All they’ve got is superstition. Let me […]

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  • How To Break From The Pack In Sport

    Most athletes don’t really aim for the top because they think there is too much competition. So they set “achievable” goals. Problem is, there is a lot more competition for achievable goals than lofty ones. And of the few athletes who DO shoot for the […]

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  • What You See IS What You Get

    Athletes who race know something other athletes don’t. They know that their visualization needs to be exquisitely detailed. It’s typical for racing athletes to imagine every bump, every turn, every nuance. Partly it’s for safety reasons (especially for ski racers). Mostly it’s because when you […]

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  • How Soderling Stunned Federer At The French Open

    Robin Soderling stunned defending champion Roger Federer in Tuesday’s quarterfinal action at the French Open, winning 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in come-from-behind fashion. It’s the first time Federer has failed reach a Grand Slam semifinal in six years. The mental toughness story behind this match […]

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  • How Gretzky Became The Greatest Of All Time

    He was only a kid when he had his first interview. “The headline said, ‘Hull, Richard, Howe and Gretzky,’” Wayne remembers. “That was lots of pressure.” Has any 9-year-old ever been saddled with such huge expectations? Not even superstars Babe Ruth and Michael Jordan were […]

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  • Why You Underrate Yourself And What To Do About It

    I’m always surprised how much athletes underrate themselves. They like the idea of developing an incredibly strong, confident, powerful self-image. …but they never make an unequivocal commitment to BELIEVE in themselves all the way. Why? Secretly, most people worry about becoming an insufferable braggart. The […]

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  • Performing Your Best Is Easy – Using This Radical Psychology

    If you are like most athletes, your best showings have happened when you weren’t “trying” to perform perfectly. You simply went out to play a sport you love, and magic happened. You must realize you face a dilemma every time you start an event. Your […]

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  • How To Use The Law of Attraction To Win in Sport

    “My coach doesn’t believe in me.” “I got a lousy start.” “My opponent trash talked me.” These are typical reasons athletes give for their bad attitude or poor performance when the going gets tough. The truth? These athletes are using distractions as an excuse to […]

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  • How To Conquer Fear in Sport – From Champion Pete Sampras

    When Pete Sampras was breaking into the winner’s circle in tennis, legend Ivan Lendl was the guy to beat. Having been whipped by Lendl six months earlier, Sampras was hungry but wary going into the 1990 US Open. After winning the first two sets, Sampras […]

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