How can high school athletes get college exposure? There are 3 key elements that combine to give athletes exposure to NCAA & NAIA colleges. Enthusiasm: Bring lots of energy Engage: Get on the radar Events: Show you can play Can … Continued
In two months, on May 19, 2013, the staff at EXACT will put their money where their mouth is, literally and physically, by competing in the Chicago Tough Mudder hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces. The … Continued
Written by Mark Tobin, Ph.D., Principal A basketball team is one point behind as time expires. A player has been fouled with a one and one opportunity. Make both, the team wins. Miss the first, they lose. The player misses the … Continued
Part of the goal in working with athletes either as a sport psychology consultant or as a coach is to produce confident athletes.
Successful athletes are those that are able to maintain confidence despite the negative thoughts and doubts that enter their minds.
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
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
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.
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