The weekend games here went ok. We lost 3-0 on friday and I played well at times. Sunday I played Defense because we had some guys out of the lineup and I played well. We won 1-0 against a team that is really good and actually won the league last season. I have now played [...]
Well, I can't believe it has already been a week. The past 7 days have flown by, as they usually do leading up to a big tournament. The 2010 US Open in Vegas is exactly 13 days away, and the pressure is on. I have some good competition in my bracket and I'm looking for [...]
I have been thinking about what Dr. Neff (my mental trainer, I usually call him Doc) said as I move away from an intense caring attitude and into a more relaxed, more fun, more energetic way of being. I watch my confidence grow and my performances in practice get better and better. It is really [...]
People often ask me what I did to stay in the game when I couldn't train for the first 5 months last year. The simple answer is: visualization. I picture everything, and I mean EVERYTHING. It worked. Ask anyone I have fought since the injury. I am better than before.
Well, I have a new update. The team that I had a tryout with and have been staying with tried to tell me I had to leave on Friday morning because they have another player coming and need my apartment. I told them that I didn't understand why they were doing this when they had [...]
I am just going to take a few minutes here and write about how excited we are to launch Online Mental Trainer (OMT), why we are doing this and what it is. If you want to save yourself some time and skip this entire post you can go now to www.onlinementaltrainer.com to learn more about [...]
What separates high performers from their competition? Heart-breaks, blood, broken bones, ruptured tendons and surgeries…Really?
After years of working with Athletes of all levels we have learned that effective mental training is what separates high performers from their competition. Obviously athletes at every level need to take care of both the physical AND the mental, but top athletes from all sports have one thing in common: They get the physical [...]
Athlete: Stephen Lambdin Born: 03/09/1988 Age: 21 Sport: Taekwondo Level: World Competitions Position/Weight: Heavy (Over 84kg/185lbs) Experience: Multiple time USA National Team Member Current team: USA U24-National Team, Team Jirro Current Goal: 2010 US OPEN Champion More about me: My parents have told me that as soon as I could walk, I was constantly kicking [...]
For as long as I can remember, Hockey has been the passion that drives my life. Since the day I first laced up my skates in the 3rd grade, I have been addicted, driven, focused and one track minded about being a professional hockey player.
As Mental Trainers, we get to work with the best of the best. Guess what? Even the best find themselves on an occasional roller coaster going from extreme highs to extreme lows. We've asked a few MTI clients, with particularly compelling stories, to participate in our Saga Blog. There is much you will learn as [...]