3 Results for tag: mental skills

The Importance of Achieving a Flow State

“The most powerful mind is a quiet mind.”– Collin Henderson, Author, Speaker, Mental Development Coach When I was in middle school, I watched the Oregon State Beavers on TV win back to back National Championships. I was 14 years old when my travel ball team had a tournament in Oregon. We stopped by the Nike store where I bought my first Oregon ... More

Shifting Mental Focus to Achieve the Fruits of Your Labor

“Fear is an illusion that traps the weak and motivates the strong.”– Pat Casey, 3x National Champion Head Coach Story: It was the fall of 2014. I had just moved to Corvallis, Oregon to attend Oregon State University. I was transferring in as a sophomore as I just finished my freshman year at Everett CC - a top-ranked junior college in Washing... More

Heads Up, Discover the Real You

For a lot of us athletes, we have been instilled with the mindset to put our heads down and work towards a common goal. But I think we can use this time of confusion and chaos to take a deep breath, pick our heads up, and find enjoyment and fulfillment in exploring who we are outside of our daily regiment.  For the past 5 years, as a Division 1 ... More