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On Character and Mental Toughness – Has Arrived!

    Read Coach Moore’s new book “On Character and Mental Toughness” available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and Kindle. The premise of the book is simple; your plans, however brilliant, will ultimately succeed or fail based on the character and mental toughness of … Continue reading

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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- 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 – 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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