4 Mindsets of Olympic Champions

What a week of Olympic wrestling! It is truly a pleasure watching the best in the world battle each other to achieve their wrestling dreams. Working with the Women’s Olympic team this year, it was great seeing them compete fearlessly and watching Helen Maroulis win in one of the greatest “upsets” of all time. Of…

Thoughts From J’Den Cox Semis Match

Wrestling Mindset statement on J’den Cox semis match: First of all, we are big J’den Cox fans. He has an unbelievable mindset. We wanted him to win and this was absolutely crushing to watch. Now sentiments and emotion aside here is the scoop: Criteria is NOT to blame. Criteria is simple- highest amplitude score, least…

Icing on the Cake

Never forget these words: Your success in wrestling is the Icing on the Cake. It is not THE cake. Many wrestlers get this wrong. They make wrestling the cake. The problem is that wrestling ends and ultimately you do not have full control over the results. You control your effort and your attitude but not…

Top 10 Mindset Lessons from Muhammad Ali

  Top 10 not so obvious Mindset Lessons from Muhammad Ali (& Wrestling Mindset worksheets that cover these topics) 1. Knew what he believed. His faith & morals were more important to him than his success (Mental Toughness week 2) 2. Stepped outside his comfort zone regularly. (Mental Toughness week 1) 3. He had fun and…