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Big Duck From a Small Pond
Chip Kelly is one of the hottest coaches in the world of football right now. Coming off another impressive season as the head Duck in Oregon, many NFL teams are in strong pursuit to reel in his services. Many questions surround the style of Kelly’s coaching philosophy as whether it will transfer to the NFL and be as effective as it has been in the college ranks. I’m sure NFL teams would love to see 50 plus points thrown up on the scoreboard each week as it would equate to wins and fatter pockets. As teams of...
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Staying Focused Despite Haas-tile Conditions
Last week, Bill Haas beat Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley in a two-hole playoff to win the 2012 Northern Trust Open. Although it was Haas’ steady play throughout the week that allowed him to have the chance at victory, it was his mental thinking and preparation that really put the trophy in his hands. When Haas made his par on the 18th hole during the final round, he had the clubhouse lead at 7 under. There were only two players who could catch him – Mickelson and Bradley. To do so, one of them would have...
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Believing In Yourself
Having a positive self-fulfilling prophecy is one of the most critical necessities for any professional athlete. In short, a self-fulfilling prophecy is the belief one possesses about his or her athletic skills and their assumption about how things will go once in competition. The self-fulfilling prophecy not only plays a role in athletic events, but also in work situations, like a businessman conducting a presentation or an attorney trying to sway the jury. If you don’t believe in your own skill set to achieve positive results (regardless of the context), the odds of succeeding plummet. 32-year-old golfer...
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