P5 Thinking – Mental Conditioning for Peak Performance

It is a fact that successful athletes think differently. They have belief systems that support their success and they actively work to manage their thought patterns. Every athlete who has conditioned themselves mentally will have readily practiced methods or strategies that support P5 Thinking. This article reviews these concepts and recommends some exercises to develop your skill at P5 Thinking.

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Coaches: It’s About Getting them to the Starting Line

This compelling article for coaches in cross country and track offers three case study scenarios involving athletes at various stages in their development. Guidelines for motivating, supporting, managing stress, and race preparations are included in addition to some other very effective coaching methods. Solid perspectives are provided to help parents of developing athletes too.

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5 Keys to Mental Toughness in Volleyball

by Michelle Ehgotz and Dr. Stephen Walker   Mental fitness in sport is often overlooked and in sports like volleyball,

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The Truth about Vertical Jump in Basketball

By Alan Stein, CSCS Whether reading a hoops magazine, visiting a basketball website or reading about the NFL Scouting Combine,

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