Performance can be boiled down to three simple steps called the Success Loop—prepare, compete, reflect. Most know that reflection is important but they do not put it into action.
Developing self-awareness is crucial for athletes that want to reach their potential. Here are four of my favorite strategies for developing the skill of awareness.
As a coach, your clients depend on you to help them get to the next level. That comes down to understanding behavior design in order to create good habits and eliminate the bad.
What if I told you that everything you know about confidence is wrong? Don’t worry, it’s not your fault. Most don’t know what confidence is let alone how to coach it. In this article, I unpack all the secrets you need to understand what confidence is and where it comes from.
Learn how enthusiasm amplifies all your other skills as a coach or athlete. On this episode of the MPM podcast Brian discusses the importance of being enthusiastic and how lacking it might keep you from achieving your goals.
The best teams are successful because they have a culture that dictates their behavior, not because they have the best player. Follow these five steps to intentionally create a championship culture with your team, clients, or organization.
Leaders are trained. Leadership is a skill that can be trained intentionally, but do you know where to focus your efforts? Learn what the 6 Cs of Leadership are and how you can train them.
Your daily energy is a finite resource. So, you need to know how to use the daily energy you have to do the things that matter. The more automated and organized your day is, the more self-discipline, energy and focus there is to direct towards the most important tasks.
Consistently performing at a high level requires the ability to modify behavior and develop the structure needed to execute the game plan. High performing coaches know the power of routine. They know how to build and break habits in their athletes. And they teach the structure needed to guide their athletes day when they’re not around.
The mental images you are exposed to, whether they be positive or negative, have a direct impact on your physical and mental performance.
When you know how to coach mental imagery and meditation, you’ll see that your athletes know how to: stay calm under pressure, focus on the present moment task rather than getting caught up in the future or the past
It’s not always easy to find the energy needed to do the day to day tasks that are necessary to reach your lofty goals.
Your daily energy is finite. Which is why you can’t waste your energy on things you can’t control.
But if you know how to develop the process over outcome skillset in the athletes or clients you coach, they will know how to direct their energy to what they can control and this decision to let go of what you can’t control will save you tons of energy you can use elsewhere.
In episode #11, Brian Cain breaks down the importance of habit formation in your development as a golfer and shares multiple apps and strategies you can use to develop the habits that you and your game need to go low.