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Character & Mental Toughness – Boston

Just at a loss. I check and make sure the people I know who have gone there are ok. I watch the news with my wife. I go outside and watch my little kids play. I watch some more news. … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- USMC Leadership Principles Adapted for Athletics

Leadership Principles This document is based on Marine Corps leadership principles from The Website for Young Marines. It has been adapted for use by our players. One hopes that others are wise enough to realize that these principles do not … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Coach Pugh’s Letter

Just wanted to share this.  Coach Pugh did a real nice job summing up the most important aspects of coaching high school ball. A good reminder for not just the coaches, but the players and parents about what is important; … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Letters to My Team 4/8/2012

Please check out the most recent of the “Letters to My Team”  series of posts.  Topics include feedback from former players, lots of quotes, being a good teammate, and a different way to convey the way to win using road … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Peyton’s Tears

I had a couple of coaches comment to me about Peyton Manning’s tearful departure from the Colts. They didn’t like all his crying. When they said this I was a bit surprised. I thought to myself “why wouldn’t he cry?” … Continue reading

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