Prime Sport 101: Train Your Mind for Athletic Success
This 6-class, on-demand course, the first in the four-part Prime Sport series of online mental training courses, will focus on two essential practical areas that directly impact sports performance. First, the course will explore five mental ‘muscles’ that athletes must develop to maximize their performance: motivation, confidence, intensity, focus, and mindset. Second, it will examine five mental tools that athletes can use in their training and competitive efforts to perform their best: emotions, imagery, routines, breathing, trust. The course will introduce these mental muscles and tools in a clear and relevant way and offer practical strategies for incorporating them into athletes’ training and competitive preparations.
Prime Sport Training 202: Total Preparation for Maximum Performance
This 5-class, on-demand course, the second in the four-part Prime Sport series of online mental training courses, explores a wide range of mental approaches and techniques to help athletes get more out of their training efforts. Given the vital role that training plays in athlete development and success, identifying the specific means for achieving high quality training is essential for athletes to maximize their training efforts and technical and tactical progress. In particular, this course will introduce five key strategies aimed at optimizing athletes’ training efforts: perspective, train like you compete, consistency, experimentation, and quality.
Prime Sport Mind 303: Developing Championship Attitudes
This 6-week course, the third in the four-part Prime Sport series of online mental training courses, describes important attitudes that must be developed that set athletes up for success. Five attitudes act as the foundation for enabling athletes to be fully confident and committed when they get into the starting gate: ownership, process, challenge, long-term perspective, and risk. Additionally, five obstacles must be removed to free athletes from fear, doubt, and worry: overinvestment, perfectionism, fear of failure, expectations, and negativity. This course will provide insights into the attitudes that support and those that interfere with athletes achieving their sports goals.
Prime Sport Tips 606: Secrets of Success from the World’s Best Athletes
This 6-week course, the last in the Prime Sport series of online mental training courses, will describe tips that I learned from some of the best professional and Olympic athletes in the world. These “nuggets of wisdom” are the little details that can make the difference between failure, mediocrity, and achieving your athletic goals. Having already developed mastery in your conditioning and the technical and tactical aspects of sport, it is these small, yet powerful, mental tools that can enable you to perform your best consistently.
Prime Sport Coaching 404: Psychology of Developing Champion Athletes
This 4-week course will provide coaches with a foundation of knowledge about the impact of the mind on training athletes. The course will begin by exploring the role of team culture on athlete development, specifically how to establish essential values, attitudes, and goals that are woven into the fabric of the team. Next, it will show coaches how to incorporate mental training into their athletes’ overall “off-field” training regimen. The course will conclude with an in-depth look at how to make mental training a part of athletes’ normal in-sport training.
Prime Sport Parenting 505: Raising Successful and Happy Athletes
This 4-class course offers sport parents the insights, information, and tools they need to be conscious, positive, and active forces in their young athletes’ lives. The course introduces you to the three pillars of successful achievers: self-esteem, ownership, and emotional mastery. It explores five attitudes that you want to instill in your children that are essential for athletic (and life) success. The course discusses the importance of sending the right messages about sports participation to your young athletes. Finally, it describes the dos and don’ts of sport parenting. Over all, Prime Sport Parenting 505 gives you a deep and broad understanding of what it takes to be the best sport parent so you can help your children become successful and happy athletes and people.