Confidence and Trust in Competition – “The Freeze Factor”

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To what degree do you freeze up in real game competition versus an opponent compared to competition during practice? Some players freeze up mentally (lack confidence) or they freeze up physically (lack trust). The difference between confidence and trust is confidence is how strongly you believe you can perform well. While trust is the ability to be on “auto-pilot,” whereby…

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DailyPositive.com 12/28/20

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There are times to assess where you are in life and where you want to go. It’s a time to first reflect, then to have a vision filled with hope and possibility, and then to take action. It’s a time to think about who you want to be and the life you want to create. Ben Loeb; based in part…

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Leadership

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Leadership Chapter 7 Introduction Note: The chapter 6 intro is skipped because the topic of adversity with the example…

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Fear

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Fear Chapter 5 Introduction Fear can paralyze you on and off the playing field….

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Emotional Management

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Emotional Management Chapter 4 Introduction Emotional Management, or the ability to manage your emotions,…

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Confidence

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Confidence Chapter 3 Introduction I think the most important factor in being able to…

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Focus

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Focus Chapter 2 Introduction What is it about focus that makes it so important…

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Excellence

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Excellence Chapter 1 Introduction Is excellence determined by the outcome of a contest or…

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Home Exercise Program

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I’ve been spending a lot of time over the past 6 to 8 weeks watching many webinars. I have mostly watched tennis coaching webinars and some sport psychology-related webinars. During the time when playing tennis was limited it became important to develop an exercise plan. Many kids were taking the easy way out and not doing much exercise. Inertia was…

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Coronavirus and Sports

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The coronavirus and sports don’t mix. Yes, defeating the coronavirus is more important than winning in sports, but it still does not sit well. Most people do not like a disruption in their life of this magnitude. The prolong postponement or worse yet, the cancellation of the rest of a sports season, is disheartening for athletes, parents, and coaches. There…

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