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Aug 30, 2020

Do you look like a star in practice, but choke up in competition? Does your performance feel tight, controlled, or lack of freedom when you compete? Many hard-working athletes who get lots of confidence from practice get in their own way (mentally) when they compete…

Why do athletes tense up and lose trust in their...


Aug 21, 2020

Christie Pearce Rampone is a two-time Women’s World Cup champion and eight-year captain of the US Women’s National Soccer Team. She’s co-authored a new book with neuropsychologist and fellow sports mom Dr. Kristine Keane…

BE ALL IN: Raising Kids for Success in Sports and Life which offers practical, real world...


Aug 16, 2020

Do you ever get butterflies in your stomach before you compete called pregame jitters? Do you get really nervous before the start of a big match or game and can’t relax after the game starts? Most athletes have felt the negative effects of pressure during their athletic career.

Even the best athletes feel pressure...


Jul 26, 2020

Do you or your athletes only focus on mistakes after competition? Do you criticize your performance instead of learn from it? Or do you disqualify the positive?

Perfectionist athletes can be extremely hard on themselves after they compete, which hurts their confidence.

These athletes focus on the mistakes, mishaps, bad...


Jul 12, 2020

One of the qualities of perfectionist athletes is the fact that they judge their performance extremely harshly. They are very self-critical.

Very high level perfectionists want their performance to look good and feel good in order to get the desired results. When they don’t get these results they feel they aren’t...