"What was the best part of my performance tonight?" An athlete just recently asked me this question looking for affirmation and my answer stunned him. I said, "Your teammates." Some teams if they are lucky enough have a star on their roster, the person who is the best player on the team and it shows. … Continue reading Mile 93: If you can get your star athletes to understand this concept, your team atmosphere WILL change!
Would you like a world where the no injustices are? Where unethical practices that keep poor people poor aren't around? Wouldn't you like to live in a world where all the types of slavery (i.e. physical & emotional) don't exist? Wouldn't you enjoy a workplace that was fair in their dealings with employees? How about … Continue reading Mile 93: What needs to change for us to live in a better world? My solution inside.
Imagine if I believed that I'd learned everything I needed to know when I graduated from grad school? I couldn't know all the connected information from other books that have helped solidify my knowledge and practice. Imagine that after my father was shot and got his leg amputated that I quit college because of the … Continue reading Mile 92: Read this, then duplicate the process for yourself. It’s a great reflection exercise to get you inspired!
Insightful talks don't make mentally tough athletes, training does. We can't become physically fit without exercising, nor skillful without practice, so what make us think that becoming mentally strong would be any different? When athletes, who have shown their ability to execute, aren't able to carry out the game plan during games, what does that … Continue reading Mile 92: Sport programs are beginning to face this truth! Embrace it
My faith choreographs my thoughts while I attempt to portray the dance routine. There are a couple of ways that I could write on that quote but today I want to parallel it with my spiritual life. You see, when an adolescent is developing through life, they can sit in a classroom and speak knowledgeably … Continue reading Mile 92: This analogy is easy to remember, motivating, and encouraging. Stick with your faith long enough and you will get what you saw.
"Courage needs fear in order to be courage; strength needs hardship in order to be strength." One of the richest moments not written in the Bible are the silent thoughts of Joshua when he was given the task of leading the children of Israel into the land of Canaan. Think about it. He was given … Continue reading Mile 91: One major tip that will help you become more courageous and mentally strong!