Raising Athletic Royalty Table of Contents

RAISING ATHLETIC ROYALTY

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENT’S
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL PREDISPOSITIONS
A
Adversity
Lesson: The Laundry List
Anger
Assessment
Lesson: Customizing a Developmental Plan
Attitude

B
Battles
Lesson: Battling is Optional
Belief
Body Language
Boundaries
Brain Typing
Burnout

C
Challenges
Changes
Character Building
Choices
Commitment
Lesson: Junior Failures or Parental Failures?
Communication
Concentration
Confidence
Consistency
Lesson: Play the Hits
Control the Controllables

Courage
Criticism
Lesson: Reverse Psychology

D
Dedication
Desire
Discipline

E
Effort
Lesson: You Must Be Present To Win
Ego
Emotional Skill Sets
Lesson: The Replacement Theory
Enthusiasm
Emotional Control
Errors
Lesson: You Must Be Present To Win
Excuses
Executing Game Plans
Lesson Consistency is a Weapon

F
Failure
Lesson: Undermining
Fatigue
Fear
Financial Burden
Focus
Fundamentals

G

Goal Setting
Lesson: You Get What You Pay For
Guts

 

H

Habits
Honesty & Honor

I

Improvement
Lesson: Dummy Up
Inner Chatter (Self talk)
Integrity
Lesson: Type A Personality Parents
Intelligence
Intimidation

K

Knowledge/Power

L

Listening
Losers
Lesson: The Blessings of Unanswered Prayers
Luck

M

Mental Toughness
Mistake Management
Lesson: Why Asking Your Kid to Give 110% Is Wrong
Motivation

N

Negativity
Lesson: Negatron Baton
Nutrition/Hydration
Lesson: Running on Empty

O

Opportunity
Optimism
Organization
Lesson: Israel Tennis Centers
Overconfidence

P

Passion
Patience
Parental Over Coaching
Lesson: The Cause of Performance Anxiety
Perfectionism
Lesson: The Fully Developed Human Brain
Perseverance
Persistence
Lesson: What College Coaches Seek
Pessimism
Poise
Positive Outlook
Practice
Preparation
Lesson: The Hobbyist Family
Pressure
Lesson: Mistake Management
Procrastination

R
Reality
Resilience
Repetition
Lesson: The Power of Visual Repetition
Responsibility of Athletes
Lesson: Closing Out a Lead
Responsibility of Parents
Rules

S

Sacrifice
Self-control
Self-discipline
Lesson: The Handicapped Princess
Self-esteem
Selfishness
Setbacks (Injuries)
Lesson: Injuries Don’t Have to be Setbacks
Speed
Spirituality
Lesson: Spirituality Through Sports
Strengths
Success

T
Talent
Teamwork
Lesson: The Superstar That Never Was…
Temperament/Tolerance
Tenacity
Tipping Points

U

Unity

W
Warrior
Lesson: Customized Pre-Game Rituals and Routines
Weaknesses
Will (Emotional Effort)
Winners
Lesson: Winners Are Nurtured Differently
Work Ethic

X

X’s & O’s (Strategy /Tactics)

Z

Zone
Lesson: Parental Fear, Stress and Overthinking

CONCLUSION

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