Tag Archives: Preparation

Positive Imagery On The Links
As the second stage for the PGA Tour Qualifying School is set to begin next week, the golfers that remain have extreme physical and mental obstacles to overcome. PGA Tour “Q” School is regarded as one of the most nerve-racking sporting events; it dictates whether one will obtain a PGA Tour Card, the most prized possession a golfer could achieve. Q School is grueling – it consists of four stages and eighteen rounds of golf and in order to advance to the following stage, one must stay mentally strong and perform exceptionally well in pressure-packed situations. Currently,...
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Positive Thinking On The Blue Line
With the NBA season on hold, professional sports fans have turned their attention to the National Hockey League. With more hype surrounding the early stages of the NHL season this fall, each team is hoping to get off to a hot start. Despite having a long 82-game NHL season, every team wants to get off to a good start and set the tone for the rest of the season. Although it is great to begin a season on the right foot (like the Washington Capitals have done), early flashes of brilliance or failure should not dictate...
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No Championship Let Down For The Pack
The Green Bay Packers start their 2011 title defense with a 42-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints. There has been much talk about a Super Bowl hangover and how difficult it is to repeat as champion. In fact, many recent champions have had troubles just getting back to the post season the following year. There are certain main elements that contribute to this let down for many champions. A feeling of complacency tends to take over after achieving your ultimate goal. Becoming overconfident traditionally is a fixture in the mindset after winning it all. Also,...
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