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An Introduction: How to become a Champion of the Process

When a kid grows up with heavy exposure to sport (like I did) they tend to develop an appreciation for competition and the things that come with it.  If approached in the correct way, adversity in the life of a young athlete can be turned into a valuable lesson that transcends the competitive setting.  The beauty of sport is that adversity and hardship come often and without warning, yet the consequences of taking risks are really quite minimal.  Sport influences a young individual to strive for something beyond their current capabilities, put themselves on an island of potential difficulties and attempt to not only survive the circumstances but thrive despite them.  Sport and performance psychology is about navigating those hard times and providing tools that, if used correctly, can help teams and individuals deal with adversity and reach beyond where their physical capabilities can take them. I started this journey some time ago with the knowledge that many athletes and former athlet