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Character & Mental Toughness- The Picture Above My Desk

This picture has been taped up over my football office desk since 2002. In 1994, I had an interview at Williams College for a full time offensive line position.   I was only a first year graduate assistant at Springfield … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Fight, Flight,or Freeze

Excerpts from the U.S. Army Survival Guide Chapter 2…with a few minor word changes for those preparing for competition; particularly the “big game.” COMPETITION STRESSORS 2-5. Any event can lead to stress and, as everyone has experienced, events don’t always … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness-Addition by Subtraction

One of the best stats in sports is the plus/ minus.  Basically it determines how many goals or runs a team scores and gives up with a player in the game as opposed to how many are scored and given … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness-Game Day Character & Mental Toughness

Prior to the season we had a discussion about character and mental toughness.  The players did most of the talking.  I was really impressed with the fact that our guys had a great understanding of those areas.  I was also … Continue reading

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