What EXACTly Does It Take?

What EXACTly Does it Take? By Suzie (Hinman) Locke | college-sports-recruiting.com It has been an odd year for me as a soccer coach. For the first time since I can remember, I am not knee-deep in soccer every day. My … Continued

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Do You Have the Right Recruiting Team?

“Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain The recruiting process, like athletics, is multifaceted and competitive, and there … Continued

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Letter From the Editor: August 2013

As we reach the middle of August, college coaches across the country are getting ready for the fall season.  You finally get to reap the rewards of the last 9 months of hard work.  Incoming Freshman get a chance to contribute, … Continued

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Effective Ways to Build Confidence

Have you ever witnessed an athlete with tremendous talent that somehow couldn’t manage to fully perform at their best? There are usually glimpses of promise, but consistency and mental toughness are nowhere within their abilities. Certainly physical ability and talent … Continued

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Mental Skills and Toughness

A major tenet of sport and performance psychology is that mental skills are important determinants of performance involving cognitive (thinking) abilities perfected through mental skills training. The intent of which is to provide a set of psychological strategies for dedicated … Continued

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How To: Get Noticed by College Coaches

Are you serious about playing your sport and want to compete at the next level?  Or maybe you’re even looking for a scholarship to play in college?  That’s easier said than done. First things first, you need to be noticed … Continued

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