Threee E’s of Exposure

What is the Secret Formula to Exposure? There are 3 key elements that combine to give athletes explosive exposure. Enthusiasm: Bring lots of energy Engage: Get on the radar Events: Show you can play Enthusiasm The first ingredient for getting … Continued

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EXACT Sports is a Tough Mudder…

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

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Choking: The Science behind Why Athletes Fail

Written by John R. Ellsworth, M.A., Sport Psychology Consultant & Mental Game Coach Website: http://www.protexsports.com/ Phone: 408-235-1500 Email: jre@protexsports.com In the moment when the three foot putt is needed to close out a tournament, the golfer carefully adjusts his stroke … Continued

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Releasing Pressure: Methods to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Written by Rick Sessinghaus Psy.DWebsite: www.RickSessinghaus.comPhone: 818-517-9593Email: rick@ricksessinghaus.com Pres-sure: a:  the burden of physical or mental distress From a mental standpoint pressure is usually perceived as a negative force that affects thoughts and behavior. I have heard many elite athletes … Continued

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How to Approach Anxiety with Players

Written by Mark Tobin, Ph.D., PrincipalWebsite: www.thetobincompany.comEmail: mark@thetobincompany.comBlog: www.thetobincompany.typepad.com 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. … Continued

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The Wonderlic: Utility & Flaws in Athlete Assessment

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

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