Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.

~ Laird Hamilton

Coach Graham talks about why we built Train the Mind®

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  • Develop pre-performance routines
  • Develop mental strength and resilience
  • Learn to “Play Present”- emphasizes the power of now
  • Overcome self-doubt and become more confident
  • Handle the pressure of competition
  • Transition from negative to neutral

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?

Teens Are Under Enormous Pressure Today

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

BUILDING A CULTURE OF RESILIENCE…

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
170 BEATS
per minute while at bat.

-Ohio University

TEEN STRESS RIVALS THAT OF ADULTS

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.

-Ohio University

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.

-Ohio University

PROACTIVE | AFFORDABLE | APPROACHABLE

Mental Skills training is being utilized more and more by athletes and professionals to gain a competitive edge and cope with increasing pressure.

By starting young, we hope to reach these kids BEFORE there is a mental health issue.

Athletes: Mental Health in Sports

Kevin Love – Battles with Mental Illness

Tony DiCicco: Confidence From Coaches, Parents And Teammates