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Can Adversity Be A Good Thing?

We’ve all heard the expression about viewing life with a “glass half full” versus “glass half empty” attitude, but what does that actually mean? It’s not realistic to be optimistic and positive all the time when facing tough situations, but how we choose to interpret adversity can make all the difference in how we allow [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:56+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Training, Sarah's Blog|Comments Off on Can Adversity Be A Good Thing?

How Does Your Performance Measure-Up According To The 20-60-20 Rule?

Simply stated, some days are tougher than others. Our training, sleep, stress, food and hydration all affect the way we feel at the start of any competitive performance situation whether it’s athletic, professional, or personal. However, how we RESPOND to our performance over the course of the competition will dictate how well we finish. The [...]

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The 3 MOST Asked Questions About Mental Toughness

In all competitive environments, high performers repeatedly ask themselves one question, “How can I get better?” Well, for athletes in particular, there are four major areas to consider... Technique (efficiency & repetition) Fitness (endurance, strength & flexibility) Tactics (strategy & planning), and finally, Mental toughness We call these the “Big 4.” Each component is critical [...]

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Mentally Tough Gymnast Wins Back to Back Meets

Mental Training, Inc. client Olivia Raymond is a special gymnast who recently won back to back meets at some of the most well-known competitions in the country. Even more amazing is, she did it after quitting the sport. The addition of mental skills training has enabled her to re-enter the sport with strengthened motivation, focus [...]

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Unintentional Mistakes by Parents of Young Athletes

Parents play an enormous role in developing youth athletes, but almost HALF of all parents make unintentional mistakes that harm their child’s development. With this in mind, Mental Training, Inc. CEO, Dr. Bob Neff and his wife recently spoke on Parenting Aces radio show to provide expert guidance on how parents can be most effective [...]

2014-02-26T20:04:42+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Unintentional Mistakes by Parents of Young Athletes

Can I Do It Again in My Tournament?!

By Dr. Bob Neff, Mental Trainer®   We recently had a young golfer who shot a personal best 70 from the tips on a very challenging golf course. He clearly found his performance "Zone," but a nagging question remained: "Can I do it again in my tournament tomorrow!?" It's the most common issue players have, [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:58+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Skills, Mental Toughness, Mental Training, Sport Psychology|Comments Off on Can I Do It Again in My Tournament?!

Mental Training Is Now Only A Touch Away

By: Sarah Frey, MS, CMT & Robert Neff, Ph.D., CMT Athletes and business people both face mental challenges that are surprisingly similar. Each must set challenging goals, persist through adversity, and be at their best when opportunities arise. Unfortunately, most people have no idea how to do that! As highly visible athletes and executives point [...]

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Enhancing Performance WITHOUT Drugs

By: Sarah Frey, MS, CMT & Robert Neff, Ph.D., CMT Lately, it seems that doping allegations have dominated sports news as some of today’s most revered athletes make headlines and disappoint millions of fans. In one swift moment our sport idols turn from hero to villain, quickly over-shadowing all of their accomplishments, natural talent, and [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:58+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Skills, Mental Training, Sarah's Blog|Comments Off on Enhancing Performance WITHOUT Drugs

Goal Setting: more than a good idea at midnight

For many, the beginning of a new year signifies a fresh start and an opportunity to outline what you hope to achieve in the New Year. However, establishing new goals can often seem daunting and pointless, especially if you haven’t successfully achieved them in the past. New Year’s goal setting struggles are not just limited [...]

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Mental Training, Inc. partners with Brain-X: A new look at Neuroscience and Learning

Mental Training Inc. (MTI), is a Dallas-Fort Worth based company that provides customized, affordable mental training to athletes and business professionals around the world. Mental Training, Inc. is a company that prides itself on bringing science based, proven, methods to sport and performance psychology. To insure and maintain that quality, MTI has partnered with some [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:59+00:00By |Dr. Bob's Blog, Mental Toughness, Mental Training, MTI Blog, Sarah's Blog, Sport Psychology|Comments Off on Mental Training, Inc. partners with Brain-X: A new look at Neuroscience and Learning