I introduce to you RAP CHATS; One of the greatest Weapons of Mental Dominance (WMD's) we have as athletes and human beings. You ready to rap? Here go's! I am Sam and i can jam.. The name is Rocky and I am cocky... Jims the name and I play above the rim... Rap chats are personal powerful and positive phrases you build and access when you need that quick pep talk ( right before the oral class presentation or in the on deck circle). Instead of letting self doubt, fear driven,
Positive Thoughts and a clear prepared mindset always precede new behavior. The problem is not your swing or arm. Shit thoughts, crap results. Spend your next practice on your pre-action mindset. Results won't change unless you clean up your pre action thinking. The mind is a powerful tool but easily fooled. It doesn't know the difference between make believe and reality. Make your BE!
You have 1440 minutes in a day, (60 minutes in an hour times 24 hours in case you failed 5th grade math!) You need more time to study? Disconnect from your I phone and the social media world for a longer periods of time and see how much more time you are buying for uninterrupted study or work. You need more time to practice your sport or work on a big project? Commit to a certain time that no matter what, you will make that a priority. At this exact time, I will get this don
Two outs, bottom of the ninth and the bases are loaded. The crowd is loud and you are stepping to the plate. We have all been there before or in similar pressure situations. How do you let your talent shine and avoid having your performance sabotaged by nerves and anxiety?
You need to ensure the following “Showtime” tools are in your tool box the next time you your heart rate climbs and your mind starts to wander!
1) THE POWER OF OXYGEN: Use a deep belly breath or a slow sh
FEAR Taking down the enemy on and off the field.
We all have them.
We all have different ways of dealing with fear in our lives and during competition.
Fear loses when you: FACE IT EMBRACE IT ATTACK IT RECOVER FROM IT
Complaining is an initial reaction to an undesirable situation or event is human nature. Or is it? Maybe to the humans that muddle through life blaming others and wallowing in self-pity. As athletes, bitching about bad calls, grumpy coaches, bus rides, umpire calls is the beginning of the end to achieving any level of success. I know everyone bitches and it's cool in a group to join in!
Next time you want to start to Bitch or join in with your fellow complainers, take a mom
Too often, athletes get classified by coaches, recruiters, and scouts and even teammates as " not up to par" role player, great kid,but no talent". This branding of players may be the most influential reason why players give up, accept their fate or carry this opinion into other parts of their lives.
Feedback and listening to constructive criticism is the trait of all champions.
When someone else's opinion starts to define who you think you are and limits yo