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The Knight Athlete Type™
– the Protective athlete


Le’Veon Bell
Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota
Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater

Giancarlo Stanton


  • Listens before talking
  • Tries hard to avoid a mistake
  • Respects the coach & mentors


  • Difficulty with criticism
  • Has trouble dealing with team conflict
  • Will not open up and say what’s bothering them

Coaching Tip:

To coach this type, be authentic, be yourself. Try to see this type as a unique individual and treat these athletes in a friendly manner if that fits you.

Athlete Tip:

The Knight type cares deeply about following the rules, but he or she should try not to worry about all the technicalities. There is a good chance the Knight does not want to be everyone’s friend on his team, nevertheless should work on being a good teammate to all. They should allow themselves some privacy when needed and at least a few minutes alone each day to reflect or unwind.

Parent/Mentor Tip:

This type sees things as cut and dried, black and white. Help him deal with those gray areas of life.
Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota
Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson
Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater

About the Knight Athlete Type™

Why knowing Athlete Type™ is important

The TAP Athlete Types™

More than 30,000 elite athletes have taken the TAP assessment over the years creating the richest database of this kind on the planet.  A deep statistical analysis of the TAP database based on the actual answers by these elite athletes revealed eight (8) distinct Athlete Types™ (more than personality), each with their own strengths, weaknesses, and particularly effective coaching techniques to help each type maximize their potential.

The TAP Athlete Types™ are beneficial in a variety of ways

  • Athlete Types™ provide a high level overview of an individual’s mental make-up
  • They introduce a common framework for coaches and athletes to better understand and interact with one another
  • They provide a positive self-identifying image for athletes
  • Most find it interesting and fun to learn their Athlete Type™ and share it with others

The Mental Gym™: Workouts to improve mental performance on the field

The Right Profile’s Mental Gym™ provides a special Athlete Type™ report for the Coach and another for the Parent/Mentor that include contextual tips for the athlete’s matched type.

Sports psychologist designed exercises & activities to improve mental toughness, confidence, focus, and more. Each workout is an interactive experience for athletes. The TAP 360 system tracks activity and achievement for each athlete.

Coaches have the ability to assign and create custom Mental Gym™ workouts for groups and individual athletes.