This Is Why You Want Control

Our brains are designed to desire goals because we want to have control over everything we do. Our brain continuously needs a goal to work towards and tasks to complete to feel accomplished. However, many athletes do not have clear and well-thought-through goals, and therefore, the goals are set by the surroundings. What do I…

This Is How Others Set Your Goals

Having others set your goals also indicates fulfilling other people’s aspirations. Having your own goals¬†help you stay in charge of your life, and work towards your dreams. So do yourself a favor, avoid falling into this trap where others set your goals.¬† Before we dive into this hot topic, I want to make it clear…

You Set Your Goals

I have talked about goals before, but not in particular who is setting those goals. This week is about who you should allow setting your goals. Despite that goal setting is something we do every day without even thinking about it, we sure end up pursuing goals others set for us and not the ones…

Who Do You Like To Play Pick and Roll With?

Every basketball player has their favorite person with whom they like to play pick n’ roll. The question is, does every basketball player have a person to play pick n’ roll with in life? In this week’s blog post, I am talking about how important it is to have a pick n’ roll buddy outside…

The Truth About Contact Sports

The truth is, no matter how dangerous or toxic a sport can be to the human body, the desire and love for the game are more compelling than anything else. However, would athletes still interact in sports if they knew the consequences they would have to deal with long after retirement? My goal is not…

Week 5 – “The Psychology of Winning” by Denis Waitley

To be able to understand all coaches it is not sufficient to merely learn about new psychology techniques and methods. Numerous coaches are “old fashioned” and use techniques that are out of date. So, this week I took my time to listen to a quite old book, and to my surprise, the book had a…

Never Stop Learning

It is not a surprise that women are facing adversity in a male predominant sport. However, there are women out there like Dubravka Martinovic, Anne Panther, and Tatiana Gallova that are dominating overall. In one of the episodes from “Never Stop Learning,” these three women talked merely about what I am encouraging in my own…

Too Many Goals? This Is How You Prioritize

Having too many ideas and goals can sometimes be very challenging to manage and perhaps make a person quit everything. In this week’s blog post, I talk about a billionaires strategy and how anyone can apply it. There’s a story about a billionaire, and you might think, “why is she talking about a billionaire when…