A quick description of five different challenges that can cause some of the biggest lapses in composure for young athletes.
Derek Allister still remembers where and how he first learned about the AthleteTypes system. Allister, the co-founder of OnDeck Softball had met one of AthleteTypes early adopters, Tim McDermott (now the Director of Operations for the University of Utah’s Lacrosse Program).
Atychiphobia is something that has haunted human beings for generations. More commonly known as the fear of failure, it affects a large amount of people, regardless of race, gender, occupation, etc.
In the context of sports, fear […]
Athletes at every level get nervous before competition. There will always be nerves and tension when the pressure of competition is mounting.
For young athletes especially, it is important they have a coach ready to calm […]
It’s a motivational tactic that everyone has heard before: “Don’t be afraid of failure. It’s just an opportunity to learn from your mistakes.”
While it is a correct and very admirable way of looking at […]