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Character & Mental Toughness – Why?

In the state where I coach, we have pretty strict rules about how often we may meet with our teams. As such, I frequently send articles or notes to them via their homeroom teacher. Here is a recent one. -bmoore … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – Seek

I sent my players this Sports Illustrated article from 1999 on a young tight end named Tony Gonzalez. Then I wrote them this little note: If you got this far and read all of this, good for you! Most guys, … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – Fear & Accountability

I was discussing sarcasm the other day.  I grew up in New Jersey. I went to college near Boston. It’s ingrained in me. But I live in an area a little more removed. A place where sarcasm, symbolism, and satire … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – A New Year’s Resolution

As we reach the end of a particularly tumultuous year and the beginning of a new one clouded in uncertainty, I feel empowered that my core belief still holds true. I also remain just dumb enough to believe it can … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – Chips

make no mistake be I younger or older, comes time my dreams die unless I grow bolder forge in my eyes the fierce stare of the soldier  strive to prepare not for pebbles but boulders I rise to relentless once … Continue reading

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