Coach Graham talks about why we built Train the Mind®
Competition at High Levels • Pressure to Perform from Parents, Teachers & Coaches
High Expectations They Put on Themselves • Social Media Pressure • Social Pressure
Academic Pressure • Exhaustion Both Physically and Mentally
Photo Credit: Lauren Gracia
The practice of mindfulness provides students and athletes with tools that improve focus, turn nervous energy into positive energy, and become more resilient.
Baseball players average heart rates of
per minute while at bat.
Teens reported that their stress levels during the school year far exceeded what they believe to be healthy and topped adults’ average reported stress levels.
– APA’s Stress in America Survey
27% of teens reported having experienced tremendous stress during their school year.
In 2013, the NCAA’s chief medical officer declared mental health a top priority for the organization.
20% of student soccer players surveyed said that they experience high levels of stress before games and many reported higher levels after games, especially if they lost.
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