Vault: Mental Skills

Unfairness: The Missing Ingredient In The Debate On Toughness

So, I tried something new the other day. I began soliciting feedback on Facebook. I asked the question: What’s your definition of “TOUGHNESS”..? (Felt like I was opening up a Pandora’s Box. Ha!) Go ahead… chime in. There’s no expiration date on this debate. Vote: You see, toughness is one of those catch-all buzzwords that gets …

How To Overcome Your 10 Most Feared Shots

For those who know me, you’d be *really* surprised to hear if I was espousing thoughts on the “game” of golf. (That’s right. I didn’t say sport!) Well, don’t worry. I’m not dropping any nuggets on golf. David Pelz is though. It’s probably more accurate to say that he gives some insightful thoughts to how …

A Conversation With Steve Nash

It’s one thing to be great at your craft. There are many — both in sport and out of it — who are exceptionally gifted at what they do. Yet, so many fail to be able to effectively articulate it so others can make sense of it. Steve Nash is an exception amongst exceptions. To …

Profile of a Champion: 8 Principles Of Successful Living

To achieve success and fulfillment in virtually any endeavour one wishes to undertake, there is a common set of conditions that must be met. Every great man and woman throughout the pages of history has been a living testament to the prerequisites of achievement, which I call the “Eight Principles of Successful Living.” PRINCIPLE #1: …

After The Games

NYtimes.com has a very nice online feature of eight (8) Olympic legends as they discuss their greatest athletic moments and life after competition. Just listen to their words and how they speak about themselves and their Olympic performances. Each word is telling. I always find it fascinating to get a glimpse into the mindset of …