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Frustration

We’ve all had times in our lives when we have been very frustrated by a situation or a person. None of us are immune to frustration, but we undoubtedly respond differently to the situations that frustrate us. There is nothing wrong with being frustrated, but there can be something wrong with how you respond to […]

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Purpose

Kids start playing sports at a young age for various reasons. Some kids start playing sports because their parents’ make them and some kids start playing because they really like the sport. Still, there are some kids that play because their friends are playing. Nevertheless, the kids that continue to play for a long period […]

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Passion or Temper Tantrum?

Passion has long been considered a prerequisite for elite athletes. Most coaches will tell you that passion is the key characteristic that separates a great athlete from an elite athlete. An athlete can be great base solely upon the natural athletic ability, but the presence of an intense drive to succeed is what can make […]

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Culture of Chaos

You can never be responsible for someone else’s behavior. There are however sports teams, company’s and even family’s that have behavioral expectations that they want everyone to abide by. These expectations are often called morals and they are put in place because each individual represents the entire whole. The team, company and/or family have a […]

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The Closer

I have never really been interested in golf. I’ve tried to watch it on T.V. a few times, but the slow pace caused me to lose interest pretty quickly. There was however one point in my life when a good friend of mine took it upon himself to teach me the game of golf. I […]

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Caught Up

This past weekend I had the distinct opportunity to speak at the 1st Annual “Caught Up” Fundraiser. It was a well put together event that was attended by School Principals, Community Leaders, Church Leaders, family and friends. I was very impressed by the amount of support there was in the room. It was a very […]

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Power Of Habit

I can still remember my first year of college football. It was a very exciting time and yet also very uncomfortable. I was excited because playing college football brought me a step closer to realizing my dream of playing in the NFL. However, I was uncomfortable because I didn’t realize the level of physical strain […]

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Independent Athlete

Tomorrow is the 4th of July and many of us love to go out and watch the fireworks with our family. It is a very fun time of year that our children truly enjoy. The 4th is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, concerts, baseball games and family reunions. Sometimes, however the festivities overshadow […]

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Belonging To Something

Belonging to something has been a part of your life since the day you were born. You belonged to your parents’ when you were born and you belonged to the hospital you were born in. You may not have been raised by your biological parents, but you belonged to them when you were born. As […]

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Personal Heroes

Every single one of us had a hero or two growing up. Some people had comic book heroes and some of us had sports heroes. We looked up to them because they did seemingly impossible things with such ease. Many of us would sit and watch them on T.V. for hours and just dream about […]

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