Posts Tagged 'Mental edge'

How Pete Carroll Got His Team ‘In the Zone’

In the past year, we’ve covered Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawk http://www.seahawks.com coach Pete Carroll http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki three times in the Championship Performance Coaches Journal https://championshipperform.com/coaching-journal

In this week’s Winning Ways blog, we look at how Carroll worked to get his team mentally ready to compete ‘in the zone’. Carroll has been a long time advocate of sports psychology since his days with the New England Patriots and New York Jets where he worked with Championship Performance Advisory Board ...

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Stop Losing to Your Rival

It’s something that happens in sports and can be hard to explain.  One team of equally talented players starts to lose to another team on an annual basis.  You hear the expression, “they are in their heads” to describe the winning team’s mental edge over the losing team.  Losing streaks can last a few years to over a decade in some cases.  To the team on the losing end of the stick, losing begets more losing. Past defeats create doubt ...

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