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10 Truths That Successful Athletes Embrace

Getting what you want often costs more than you want to pay, but you do it anyway.  It’s easy to show up when you feel like doing so, but when you don’t feel like and do it anyway you are on the road to success. You are making choices, not sacrifices.  Stop thinking of your […]

The ABC’s of Successful Athletes

AGAIN BELIEF CHALLENGE DETERMINATION EFFORT FAILURE GRIT HOPE INETGRITY JOY KNOWLEDGE LOVE MOTIVATION NOVELTY OPTIMISM PLANS QUALITY RESPECT SINCERITY TIME UNDERSTANING VALOR WILLPOWER XTRA YES ZEAL

10 Word Choices That Smart Athletes (and Their Parents and Coaches) Make to be the Best of the Best

A few weeks ago, I was counseling parents of an athlete at my gym. According to the parents, the daughter was considering “quitting” gymnastics because she believed that she was “sacrificing” too much to do gymnastics. “What do you mean by your daughter is sacrificing?” I asked. “I mean she sacrifices so much. You know, […]

Zoe, the Champion

Winning is so much fun! And this past weekend, JAG Gym kids had an awful lot of that fun… Thirty times individual JAG athletes took the gold, standing at the top spot of the podium. 94 other times JAG kiddos were on either the silver or bronze spot.  (That equals 124 medals  for those playing […]