One of the things I like to to do is peruse the Bible to find interesting people who have a unique outlook on their life's situations and see how I can use the lessons it shows somewhere in my life. In Psalms chapter 119:81-88 I found such an interesting person. Assuming it's a man, the … Continue reading Mile 97: What this guy in the scriptures did when he was experiencing hopelessness. We should do this also!
I find that some coaches, in an attempt to protect their athletes from disappointments, tell them that sports is not about winning or losing. I agree with the sentiment but not for the protection from emotional disappointments but for the protection of attention while playing. Today's athletes say things like, "I'm not happy playing any … Continue reading Mile 96: Is sports about wins and losses or just effort? Yes!
"So what is this sport psychology thing, this mental training thing about anyway!?" I was talking with a coach yesterday about my personal development service and how the first 'stop' in the program will be mental training. "I just wanna know if this is gonna make my kids better players, period!?" I think that is … Continue reading Mile 96: What sport coaches should know about this emerging coaching role within sports
Faith sets the limit for how far your desires can take you. Of all the concepts I've learned throughout my life, I find this one to be the most important. Probably because it encompasses two of the most crucial perspectives for my daily life - Excelling & my Christian faith. Excelling I believe that we … Continue reading Mile 96: Two things that will bring great honor into your life