163 results for author: tblef

Sports Guidance for Parents

By John R. Ellsworth – Master Mental Game Coach Protex Sports, LLC I think parents should allow their young children to choose the athletic activities they participate in. If they choose to avoid sport participation I believe it’s a parent’s responsibility to strongly encourage daily physical activity as the ... More

What Coaches Want From Athletes – Basketball

I have been working with high school and college basketball athletes for a number of years and it amazes me how important communication is on and off the court.  There is the support that the bench gives the team on the floor. There is the nonverbal and verbal communication the coaches, trainers and team doctors give to ... More

Case Study #7- Golfer

I worked with a top 50 high school golfer this year. Most of his issues were about a poor focus at the start of the round.  Most of his distractions were internal (such as negative thinking), but he also was pulled off task when outside distractions were present. As we talked more, I found out that he plays his best only after ... More

The Mental Toughness Network (MTN) – Boost Confidence and Performance

The Mental Toughness Network (Articles, Podcasts, Interviews, Video Casts, Mental Game Tips, Parents, Coaches).  Great resource for metal game information and content for all athletes parents, and coaches.  In addition, I’ll send you access to my most recent  PODCAST  “Coping With Perfectionism” with a FREE  ... More