ASPIRE HIGHER SPORTS
Top 9 things CHAMPIONSHIP teams do:
1. CREATE A VISION & CULTURE OF GREATNESS WITH TOTAL TEAM COMMITMENT
They create a positive vision of what they want, what they expect to accomplish.
Set high standards of excellence and commit to living them every day.
They create a culture where everyone buys into the standards and they hold each other accountable.
They put their team first. Sacrifice the me for the we – unselfishness.
“It is amazing what a team can do when nobody cares who gets the credit”
Have great team chemistry, believe, trust, and play for each other. Show love for their teammates.
2. SET HIGH STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE FOR ACHIEVING THEIR VISION
Demonstrate daily discipline in thought and actions
Their thoughts, actions, and words bring them closer to their goals, not further away.
Delete and ignore negative voices and replace them with positive, confident, and determined affirmations.
3. PLAY WITH CONFIDENCE, TRUST, AND POSITIVE BELIEF
They play BIG. Their body language, facial expressions, and actions stay confident and focused
no matter what the situation.
They control fear and doubt and replace it with belief and trust in themselves, each other, coaches.
4. CONTROL THEIR FOCUS & STAY MENTALLY TOUGH
Take responsibility for their mental state. Stay mentally focused and confident,
Focus on playing 1 pitch at a time. Focus on execution over outcome. WIN what’s important now.
Use routines to help them stay in the now and play in the green.
Battle on each pitch and put their focus on things they can control.
Use their delete and reset button. Delete or disregard unproductive thoughts, feelings, emotions.
Bounce back from minor set backs. Adversity makes them stronger.
5. HAVE POSITIVE TEAM LEADERS THAT INSPIRE GREATNESS IN THEIR TEAMMATES
They have leaders who lead by example through work ethic and performance.
Have vocal leaders who are supportive, encouraging, and motivating.
Have leaders that welcome being in challenging situations, they step up and play big in the clutch.
6. RESPECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE GAME
Play with respect for the game, umpires, opponents, coaches, teammates, and parents.
Demonstrate good sportsmanship.
7. MENTALLY & PHYSICALLY EXPAND WHAT THEY BELIEVE THEY CAN DO
Strong positive belief that they can become and do more.
They trust their preparation and abilities. Trust themselves, each other, and their coaches.
8. THEY TAKE CONTROL OF GAMES, THEY RESPOND, FIGHT BACK, & THEY FINISH
Always battling to win the next pitch. They play big when the game is on the line.
When they get the lead they finish the job. Slam the door shut. Fight to win mentality vs refuse to lose.
9. WANT, LOVE, & ENJOY THE CHALLENGE! BRING IT ON ATTITUDE!!!!
Discipline + Belief + Trust = Confidence & Success.