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Why The NFL Calls it The Vince Lombardi Trophy: Superbowl XLV Postscript

February 5, 2011
Why The NFL Calls it The Vince Lombardi Trophy: Superbowl XLV Postscript

“What it takes to be Number One” – is one of the classic video features on YouTube and SimpleTruths.com.  Vince Lombardi is an icon in America’s most passionate game – Football.  And on the eve of the NFL Championship SuperBowl game between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers – there is no better...
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Brainspotting Part 1: A Neurobehavioral Treatment for Sports Trauma

February 4, 2011
Brainspotting Part 1: A Neurobehavioral Treatment for Sports Trauma

From the Editor: Brainspotting is an emerging treatment modality used by a growing collection of mental health practitioners originally designed and developed for treating trauma – including, but not limited to, sports trauma.  Sports like gymnastics, diving, cheer competitions and the like have gained notoriety for some of the problems these athletes have developed...
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Phenom Kids – Meet Jordan McCabe – Think Practice Makes Perfect?

January 31, 2011
Phenom Kids – Meet Jordan McCabe – Think Practice Makes Perfect?

My sister sent me a clip from her local KOMO news in Seattle – and – low and behold….meet Jordan McCabe.  Not only has this phenomenal kid become a sensation in the State of  Washington and the northwest – he’s been all over YouTube and the kids sports world.  It may seem like piling...
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Football Passion Runs Deep Throughout the World

January 23, 2011
Football Passion Runs Deep Throughout the World

Today is a huge day in the National Football League.  The AFC and NFC Championship games will be decided by the end of day.  Folks are downright whacked in Pittsburgh, New York, Chicago and Green Bay, wearing their teams colors complete with cheese-heads, hard-hats, terrible towels, and ‘da bears’ gear.  Just like it always...
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The Mental Skills of Jeremy Bloom

January 17, 2011
The Mental Skills of Jeremy Bloom

Jeremy Bloom COLORADO ’06 Sport: Football Why he matters: World’s top-ranked mogul skier in 2002; arguably the nation’s most feared punt returner; activist for a national Student Athletes’ Bill of Rights. What he dislikes most about the NCAA: “They limit opportunity.” On giving up 45 grand after winning Superstars competition: “The NCAA let me...
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The Year’s Top Videos – Choices from the Podium

January 1, 2011
The Year’s Top Videos – Choices from the Podium

There were several top videos presented on You Tube this year that merit another viewing – especially because they represent many of the values and principles Podium would like to share with its readers.  Research on laughter and its impact on the nervous system and our stress hormones suggest that we should look for...
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May you Have a “Box of Dreams” on Christmas this Year

December 27, 2010
May you Have a “Box of Dreams” on Christmas this Year

Box of Dreams A poem by Charles Pfeil I opened my little box of dreams today Elated again for it never forgets Treasuring my hopes, desires, imaginations _ I pursue these dreams not in wild abandon Rather with vision and purpose To make myself and those around me better _ Though each passing day...
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PETTLEP Imagery in Action – Training for the High Jump

December 21, 2010
PETTLEP Imagery in Action – Training for the High Jump

There are many features that make PETTLEP a fully functional aspect of mental conditioning especially for athletes of sports that require fine motor coordination (aka. gymnastics, diving, high jumpers, pole vaulters etc).  However, it should also be known that even endurance athletes can employ methods that reinforce the experience of “going with the flow”...
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Genetics vs. Nurturance: Peter Vint Comments

December 18, 2010
Genetics vs. Nurturance: Peter Vint Comments

Thanks to Dan Peterson from 80percent mental – for his great interview with Peter Vint Peter Vint is the High Performance Director for the United States Olympic Committee. His responsibilities include leading and coordinating the efforts of sport science and medical professionals focused on the Olympic sports of swimming, track and field, shooting, equestrian,...
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NFL Coaches Video Mix “Play to Win the Game” by Steve Porter

December 17, 2010
NFL Coaches Video Mix “Play to Win the Game” by Steve Porter

There is no doubt some great coaches in the NFL don’t last long.  Just ask Josh McDaniel, the Broncos beleaguered former coach.  Anyway you look at it this is a great mix of music and video clips featured originally on YouTube.com but recently aired on Showtime’s Inside the NFL. Enjoy!  Its really worth the...
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5 Reasons You Should Use ‘Athlete’ Produced Video – Coaching

by Jason Schreiber, MA Baseball Coach – Alvin College A note from the Editor:  Recently I came across a coaching method advanced by a...
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