Parents deserve a trophy too

Being the parent of an athlete is nerve wracking. At times, it can feel like you’re the one with performance anxiety. It’s understandable. After all, you’re the one who may need to pick up the pieces if things don’t go well. You also get to…

3 Ways to Become More Resilient

Everyone fails. Everyone makes mistakes. But, top athletes fail quickly. One of the qualities of elite athletes is resilience: the ability to handle mistakes and setbacks with composure. When resilient athletes fail, they learn something, let it go, and get back to work. It may seem like…

The secret to getting in the zone

What do Michael Jordan, Gabby Douglas, Dustin Hoffman, Serena Williams, Steph Curry, Misty Copeland, Usain Bolt, Rafael Nadal, Jason Kidd, and Michael Phelps have in common? They all have a special formula to get in the zone for peak performance. In performance environments there are…

7 Things Olympians Have That We All Need

It’s that time again… When kids remember that anything is possible.  The energy is electric. We spend a month watching people’s dreams come true, and watching others get squashed.   Rio 2016 is right around the corner.  How do little kids with big dreams become Olympians? …

The Flow Formula

10 Steps to Peak Performance on command   One of my clients walked into my office fighting back tears…   When I first met her, she was SO stressed out.  After months of struggling with nerves, she totally lost confidence in herself. But, the person who…

Imagery: does it really work?

Imagery is one of the secret weapons used by sport psychologists to help athletes maximize performance… but it only works when it’s used correctly. Are you doing it right? Check out this quick video to find out! It’s kind of amazing what happens when you trick your…

Get grounded for competition instantly

I have this recurring nightmare. I’m working at Applebees. I’m the only server on duty. There’s nobody in the kitchen. The hostess just gave me 10 new tables and everyone needs something. I’m new and I don’t know where anything is. Food needs to be…