Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 29

A Parent And Player’s Guide To Failing At Sports

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

All athletes deal with failure. We are great some days, and flat out stink on others. When an athlete plays poorly, there’s always a response from the concerned parties – the coach, the parent or family, and athlete himself. Though this response may or may not impact his future success, it certainly has an impact […]

May 20

Showing Your Teeth: Performance Enhancer?

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

When you feel stressed, in a game and under pressure, what does your face reveal? Probably not a smile. There’s a book written by a Navy SEAL, Richard Machowicz, called Unleash the Warrior Within.┬áIt’s a good read, and there’s an anecdote that I’ve turned to recently. During “hell week,” the worst week of training for […]