Mental preparation and building sustained confidence for an individual and for your team takes time, effort, patience and perseverance.
Success in the NFL and other sports consists of four core factors: physical prowess (e.g. Julius Peppers‘ power, Calvin Johnson’s quickness), technique (Drew Brees’ throwing precision), attitudinal disposition (Ray Lewis’ competitive intensity), and cognitive functioning (e.g. Aaron Rodgers‘ offensive vision and Ed Reed‘s defensive vision). At … Continued
This months reviewer, Dr. Randall Coeshott is a Sport Psychologist located in the San Francisco Bay area who teaches athletes how to achieve greater satisfaction out of their sport, health and life.
Building confidence in your athletes starts with preparation.
In his three and a half seasons as a starter for the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers has almost already established himself as one of the best quarterbacks in not only Green Bay Packers history, but in the history of … Continued
Before any game, everyone gets nervous about making that one mistake that lets their whole team down. If you really think about it, most athletes have much harder time thinking about the good things that are going to happen in … Continued
Welcome to the first edition of the Go Mental eJournal. As I’ve traversed the country speaking to coaches about their ongoing challenge of player development, it’s become clear that there is no accessible publication currently available that provides coaches with ongoing guidance on the psychological frontier. EXACT has built out a strong network of experts in the field, and it’s time to connect them with our vast network of coaches at all levels.
Whatever the sport is that you love, you know that one of the worst things that could possibly happen to you is to sustain a serious injury during the season. After all the practices and games, that sport becomes your … Continued
With the NBA lockout lasting nearly 150 days, NBA players needed to find something to keep them busy. Several decided to take their talents overseas, including Deron Williams and Tony Parker, some decided to stay put train here in the … Continued
An athlete’s mental psyche is one of the most vital parts of his or her athletic performance. As any athlete knows, and has probably experienced, there are two sides of the mental spectrum that affect an athlete’s game: confidence and … Continued