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Accountability Coaches in Individual and Team Athletics: Who’s Yours?

Accountability Coaches in Individual and Team Athletics Who’s Yours? By Sheryl Kline Cardiff, M.A. www.SherylKlineCardiff.com Even the most driven and self-motivated athletes can benefit from having an accountability coach. This role should be filled by a peer or mentor who the athlete has great respect for, and usually someone other than his or her actual [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:55+00:00By |MTI Blog, Sheryl's Blog|0 Comments

Three Things you Can Do to Increase Team Performance

Three Things you Can Do to Increase Team Performance By Sheryl Kline Cardiff M.A. www.SherylKlineCardiff.com There are many dynamics that effect the actual productivity of a team. While talented players are important and certainly helpful, the best players do not necessarily predict the best team. Potential team productivity also does not guarantee actual team performance. [...]

2014-09-10T12:52:10+00:00By |MTI Blog, Sheryl's Blog|0 Comments

Team Cohesion

Team Cohesion Working Together for Group Success in High School Athletics By Sheryl Kline Cardiff M.A. http://www.SherylKlineCardiff.com If you are part of a team, you have a responsibility to yourself and to your teammates who depend on you. How you perform and behave around your teammates can drive the effectiveness of a practice or the [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:55+00:00By |MTI Blog, Sheryl's Blog|0 Comments

Emotions, Memory and Confidence

Emotions, Memory and Confidence How they are related and why your perception is so important By Sheryl Kline Cardiff, M.A. [email protected] www.SherylKlineCardiff.com Do you remember the last time something intensely emotional happened to you? I remember vividly where I was, what I was wearing and how I felt when I was disqualified for going off course in [...]

2017-05-12T22:23:55+00:00By |MTI Blog, Sheryl's Blog|0 Comments

Positive Self Talk

Positive Self Talk Why It's Important and 3 Things You Can Do to Practice How we talk to ourselves can affect many aspects of our performance. Two main results of Self Talk are our emotional state and confidence, two factors that can have a profound impact on our ability to perform our best. So, if you want [...]

2014-08-19T16:53:24+00:00By |MTI Blog, Sheryl's Blog|0 Comments

High School Volleyball Tryouts: Preparing Mentally

High School Volleyball Tryouts: Preparing Mentally By Sheryl Kline Cardiff, [email protected] www.SherylKlineCardiff.com It can be devastating to practice and work so hard only to have past and/or future thoughts and worries disrupt what you are capable of. Tryouts, especially very competitive ones, can produce emotions that get in the way of allowing you to perform [...]

2014-08-13T18:35:10+00:00By |MTI Blog, Sheryl's Blog|0 Comments

Dallas-based Mental Training Inc. teams up with Mentalni Trening in Croatia

Mental Training, Inc. is now working with top sport psychologists in Croatia to bring cutting edge technology to the Balkans. Leipzig, Germany (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The international reach of Mental Training, Inc. (MTI) has expanded to the Balkan state of Croatia.  Recently, MTI Europe has been working with top Croatian sport psychology consultants Igor [...]

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 [...]

Mental Training Inc. and Jason Sampson: Calming the “Wild Thing.”

Going into Bellator 61, Jason “Wild Thing” Sampson has been using his mind to help control his emotions. Mental Training Inc. (MTI), is a Dallas-Fort Worth based company that provides customized, affordable mental training to athletes around the world. Fighting out of “Mohler Mixed Martial Arts” in Coppell, TX., Jason “Wild Thing” Sampson is known [...]