Posts in sports performance
SPORTS CONFIDENCE - 5 TIPS TO MASTER A COME FROM BEHIND VICTORY

It is time to change the way we think about competition and use every bit of advantage we have when trailing. Obviously we don't want to be behind on the scoreboard, but there is a 50% chance of that happening at some point during a game or tournament. 

Let's take a look at some benefits of trailing on the scoreboard.

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Michael Van der Walt: Athlete of the Month

Dreams. They excite us, motivate us and sometimes scare us. The biggest dreams sometimes require the most courage. We are told to dream big and for one athlete his biggest dream takes one step closer to reality every day. South African Rugby player and track athlete Michael Van der Walt had dreams to play American Football for several years. 

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Michael DeSantis: Athlete of the Month

Michael DeSantis is only a freshman but you wouldn't know that from his work ethic and performance. A three sport star for South River High School, New Jersey, Michael from a Group 1,  small town in NJ came up big when it counted the most. The freshman right fielder had a strong finish down the stretch for the RAMS scoring the only run in a 1-0 upset victory of the top seed in the state sectional semi finals. Michael,  who was 10 for 10 in stolen bases this season stole third, then took advantage of an off throw, to score the games only run. He kept a champion's mindset, not settling or celebrating the upset victory, focusing on the championship game.

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Colleen Quinn : Athlete of the Month

What sport do you play? I train Brazillian Jiu Jitsu and recently started training Judo at Pure MMA

What are your goals? (do you track by when you need to accomplish them?) Right now my biggest goal is to be a world champion. Last year I competed as a blue belt at the IBJJF No-Gi Worlds in California and lost my first match. I'm not going to let that happen again this year. I'm going to put in harder work and really push myself to achieve this goal. Last year I got nervous being on the big stage. I’m confident this year I won’t let the pressure get to me and will be wearing that gold medal around my neck at the end of the day.

 

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