Don’t look to fix a broken process. Look at how you can make things the way you want them to be.
Month: May 2017
“You play football with your head, and your legs are there to help you.” – Johan Cruyff.
Develop the young mind, and the young legs will catch up.
Why do you want to win? Nobody likes the feeling of losing. The real question is this: What do you consider winning to be?
Not one of us is able to truthfully, and with good self-awareness claim to have total mental health.
No matter what it is we hope to achieve, we will only go so far on our own. If you are struggling today be on the lookout for the one person who encourages you and won’t let you fail.
In a changing world we can never be satisfied. Even if you find the best way to do something, there is still a better way to be discovered as new information comes to light.
The next time someone fails at something and they utter the words “I’m a failure” and you helpfully remind them that as long as they are learning, they are not a failure, you are sending a message that one day if they don’t learn they are a failure. Humans are not failures. We get things wrong. We make mistakes. We make bad choices. We experience failure. We are not failures. Ever. No matter what. We are people.
Youth coaches are leaving a legacy. They leave behind ripples in the lives of others. If you throw a rock into a lake it creates ripples a long time after the rock is disappeared and at the bottom of the lake. We all leave ripples.
Mental toughness is leaving it all on the field, because anything else is less than you owe yourself and your team for all the work you put into being there to start with.