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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A Letter From the Editor

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.

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The Off-Season

Doing nothing in the off-season can actually cause an athlete to regress from any previous training. This piece will help you stay competitive for next season.

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4 Attributes Elite Athletes Possess

It is apparent that there are some attributes that differentiate the world’s best athletes from everyone else.  Having a great work ethic, unmatched mental toughness, a burning desire to win, and being a perfectionist are all keys in becoming an … Continued

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How a Bad Memory Can Help on the Field

In sports, be it baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, even darts, one has to remember that each incident is independent of the other. In baseball, when the at-bat is over, it is in the past. Of course, it is necessary to learn from the mistakes, but the blown save cannot loom for the next time your manager or coach makes the call to the pen.

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