Leaders by Example. Involves 4 Main Characteristics: Commitment Confidence Composure Character. Composure: How To keep Your Cool Under Pressure.
Involves 4 Main Characteristics:
“You’ve got to be the guy who keeps your teammates from getting too giddy when things are going well, and who brings them back up when things aren’t going your way.”
Coach Mike Kryzewski
REMEMBER: Each person prepares differently. Respect your teammates method of preparation and do not interfere with them.
1. Slow the pace to allow yourself time to regroup.
2. Control the controllables.
3.Focus on the present.
4. Focus on the positive.
5. Focus on the process.
6.Release negativity: Create a routine or gesture to let go of negative thoughts and feelings.
7. Find a focal point: Pick a focal point in the ball park or arena before a game begins and let this be the place you look at to regain focus when you are faltering. It needs to be a permanent object like a sign, flag, banner, picture, etc.
8. Carry yourself to confidence: Change your defeated body posture to a confident stance. “Keep your head up. Lift your sternum. Act like the most confident player you know. Think about your greatest performance and carry yourself the way you did that day.”