June 26th-Session #1: Regulating Anxiety and Stress for Peak PerformanceThis session will teach athletes how stress and anxiety can help and hurtperformances and teach specific strategies to help regulate stress andanxiety pre and during competition. Specifically, athletes will leave with anunderstanding of how to control their breathing and to re-set themselves.
July 3rd-Session #2: Understanding and Controlling EmotionsWho are you at your best? Who are you at your worst? How do you feel ineither situation? Emotions are strong experiences that can help us get to aconfident state when we understand them and how we generally feel. Thissession will provide participants with greater awareness of themselvesand will map their emotions to help athletes get to a better state forcompetition.
July 17th-Session #3: Using Mindfulness to Combat Stress and MaintainFocusMindfulness is one of the hottest topics in psychology today and is used by athletes in the Olympics, NFL, NBA, MLB, and the NHL. What ismindfulness and how can it help me be a better athlete? This session willexplore mindfulness and expose participants to how to do mindfulnesspractices to help focus and reduce stressors.
July 24th-Session #4: Focus and Concentration StrategiesThe ability to focus during an activity is vital to peak performance. Whileathletes have the ability to focus, how can we remain focused despitefatigue or when we have several things vying for our attention? Thissession will teach participants how attention works, will utilize severalactivities to challenge participants’ attention, and will provide strategies forathletes to cultivate their attention for peak performance.
July 31st- Session #5: Confidence Through Self TalkWe speak to ourselves at an average of 300-1,000 words a minute- that’sa lot of dialogue that can either build up our confidence or tear ourconfidence apart. Self-talk is the act of thinking about what is happening tous and how we can respond, not react so that we take purposeful action tosucceed. This session will teach athletes that thoughts matter and willprovide athletes with scenarios and best practices of how to developeffective self-talk to build confidence.
August 7th- Session #6: Visualization and Mental PreparationOne of the most used mental strategies by top athletes is visualization orimagery- seeing yourself performing and preparing accordingly. Thissession will walk participants through what visualization is, how to do it,and help athletes develop imagery scripts for their own personal use.
August 14th- Session #7: Developing RoutinesHigh performing athletes have go to behaviors and strategies that helpprepare them for games and specific plays and actions. These behaviorsand strategies are known as routines. This session will help athletesincorporate various mental skills into purposeful steps to help athletesperform consistently over the course of a season. Athletes will walk awaywith “go to” action steps to help them reset themselves in stressfulsituations and to adequately prepare their minds and bodies for highperformance.
Developing and Cultivating High Performing Athletes for Coaches & Parents ($75 for the 2 hours): DATE TBA: A session geared towards educating parents and coaches on how to best motivate athletes, create a culture (at home or on a team) centered around growth and development, and nuts and bolts of supporting young athletes.
Student-Athlete Leadership Summit ($120): DATE TBA: 2 days of discussions and activities aimed at helping current and future team captains develop leadership philosophies, handle difficult situations, and communicate effectively with coaches and teammates.
- 7/3-8/21 (7/10 OFF) 6pm (All Tuesday Nights)- All THT, FLEX, MS Athletes- $45/ session, or $280/ full program (NL athletes)- $50/ session, or $315/ full program (Non NL athletes)
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