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Posts by Jason Selk
Fundamentals are the ever important skills that if mastered will more often than not determine success. It is quite easy to emphasize the latest and greatest new techniques and schemes, but those who have the most consistent and lasting success are those who spend the time to hold fundamentals in More >
There was a study done a number of years ago at UCLA that showed if an individual would listen to books on CD in their drive time to and from work each day (15 minute average) that within 5 years they would have new knowledge equivalent to that of a More >
Expectancy Theory-That which you focus on expands. If you focus on how bad the weather is…the weather becomes worse in your world. If you focus on how good your opponent is…your opponent becomes better in your world. If you focus on your strength…you become stronger in your world.
Choose your focus More >
I received the following email from a college baseball player:
I seem to always have this problem I over think this game too much. I want to be so good at the game of baseball that I forget to have fun. I fight a mental demon everyday with it. I know More >
The best way of changing it up in mental workouts is to rotate new visualization clips into the Personal Highlight Reel. Check out my book for more info on the Personal Highlight Reel and developing your mental workout. Think about mental workouts just like you do physical workouts. It becomes boring More >
I recently received the following email: This is a very common experience and I thought it would be beneficial to give some insight on the question in today’s blog.
I have been doing the mental workouts, but have recently not found them to be as effective as they were before. My More >
Every sport psychology book written in the last ten years will tell you the same thing…self efficacy is one of the most important variables that impacts performance. Plainly said, if you want to succeed you have to believe in yourself and your ability to succeed.
We all know believing in yourself More >
In the history of the world there has never been a truly successful athlete, musician, inventor or businessperson who didn’t at first fail. Failing is a necessity for success. Consider this quote by Michael Jordan;
“I missed more than nine thousand shots in my career. I’ve lost almost three hundred games. More >
It’s quite common to get up in the morning and go through your day doing all the things that need to be done without ever thinking about who you are. The great Dr. Maxwell Maltz wrote in his groundbreaking book Psycho-Cybernetics…a person will not outperform nor will they underperform for More >