Navy SEAL Mental Training for Sports

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Here’s tough – the U.S. Women’s Olympic Softball Team underwent Navy SEAL training.

“Why did U.S. Olympic softball head Coach mike Candrea utilize such training for his athletes?
Believe it or not, it was all set up to mold the minds of these remarkable athletes to compete at a mental level never achieved before, according to Jim Bauman, sports psychologist wit the U.S. Olympic Committee who worked extensively with these ladies.”

– From an article in Baseball News by Lou Pavlovich Jr.

Did the training pay off?

“The U.S. softball team didn’t merely win the gold medal at the Athens Olympics. They dominated opponents, 51-1 in nine Olympic softball games with four being stopped because of the mercy rule.”

Want a taste of what it was like? Here’s the article.

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