Sport Psychology (Mental Skills) for Youth Athletes

Such an overlooked topic and we as coaches can make such a big difference in an athletes life when it comes to the mental skills we teach our athletes when we coach. This topic has been my interest for years! I love working with youth and seeing how they blossom into amazing young athletes, on … Continue reading Sport Psychology (Mental Skills) for Youth Athletes

Rising Strong Is A Spiritual Practice

Rising Strong Is A Spiritual Practice Spirituality is recognizing and celebrating that we are all inextricably connected to one another by a power greater than all of us, and that our connection to that power and to one another is grounded in love and belonging. Practicing spirituality brings a sense of perspective, meaning, and purpose … Continue reading Rising Strong Is A Spiritual Practice

Reflecting on 2019 Qatar International Cup 2019 What is more frustrating than setting goals and not achieving it? Especially if you are a goal driven person. Life isn't always just ups and as much as we want it to be and still put in the work it can always just kick you in the butt. That doesn't … Continue reading Reflecting on 2019

Weightlifting Cues For Success

A few weeks ago at the all African games I heard one of the athletes say "why do you say light weight to the athlete who is lifting." My answer to this was because when you walk onto the platform you need to know you can do the weight that is put on the bar … Continue reading Weightlifting Cues For Success

“How badly do you want it”

Something I read in my book and it really stood out for me. Sometimes people "think" they really want something in life but actually they don't. What I mean by this is people want the end product, but not the work that goes into achieving that end product.  People want the reward, but not the … Continue reading “How badly do you want it”