The Confident Athlete Program: Building Peak Performers

“Be Confident In Yourself and Believe That You’re a Winner. Your Self-Confidence Will Make You Unstoppable.” The Confident Athlete Program focuses on helping athletes develop their mental game to become peak performers and leaders in all aspects of their sport. Athletes put so much time and effort into their physical game, but they often neglectContinue reading “The Confident Athlete Program: Building Peak Performers”

A Letter to Simone Biles: From a Former Olympian

This was written by my friend Sherry Winn. With her permission I’m reposting it here. Simone, Being an Olympian is something so few people get to experience and thus, not many people understand the complexities of being an Olympian. There is pressure—both internal and external to perform at your best. More than that, there isContinue reading “A Letter to Simone Biles: From a Former Olympian”

The Confident Athlete Program

“If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.” Carl Lewis Over the past year I’ve watched student-athletes go through a roller coaster of emotions when it comes to the sports they love. My son had football on the brain, big time! All he cared about was getting bigger, stronger, andContinue reading “The Confident Athlete Program”

Helping Your Student Athlete Prepare For a New Season

“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.” Mike singletary I was recently asked to write a short article for a magazine to help parents to understand some of the areas they can focus on to help their student athletes who are preparing to go back to schoolContinue reading “Helping Your Student Athlete Prepare For a New Season”

Success Is Not An Accident, It’s a Choice – Coaches, Get The Most Out of Your Team

Attn: Coach… “Finally! How To develop a Winning Mindset” From: Jeff Heggie RE: Powerful Mindset for Athletes High School & College Teams: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Hockey, Golf, Track & Field, Rugby, etc. Dear Coach, If you want your team to perform consistently at a high level, make each other better, or evenContinue reading “Success Is Not An Accident, It’s a Choice – Coaches, Get The Most Out of Your Team”

Daxon Heggie 2018/19 Sophomore Basketball Highlights

Another season of basketball has gone by in a flash. My son, Daxon, played for American Leadership Academy in Queen Creek, Arizona. He had a good season and grew as a player. I’m looking forward to watching him develop more over the coming years. His dedication and work ethic are going to open up opportunities.Continue reading “Daxon Heggie 2018/19 Sophomore Basketball Highlights”

Book Quote of the Week – 115

“The second reason deep practice is a strange concept is that it takes events that we normally strive to avoid – namely, mistakes – and turns them into skills. To understand how deep practice works, then, it’s first useful to consider the unexpected but crucial importance of errors to the learning process.” – Daniel CoyleContinue reading “Book Quote of the Week – 115”

Book Quote of the Week – 107

“Deep practice is built on a paradox: struggling in certain targeted ways – operating at the edges of your ability, where you make mistakes – makes you smarter. Or to put it a slightly different way, experiences where you’re forced to slow down, make errors, and correct them – as you would if you wereContinue reading “Book Quote of the Week – 107”

Book Quote of the Week – 105

“The people inside the talent hotbeds are engaged in an activity that seems, on the face of it, strange and surprising. They are seeking out the slippery hills… they are purposely operating at the edges of their ability, so they will screw up. And somehow screwing up is making them better.” – Daniel Coyle

Tia Heggie Basketball – Senior Year

Proud of how Tia played in her senior year of basketball and I am so grateful for the opportunity I have had to coach her. She was just recently awarded the Regional Offensive Player of the Year and named to the All-Region 1st Team. Hopefully later in the month she will also be recognized atContinue reading “Tia Heggie Basketball – Senior Year”

Kids Basketball Updates

It has been a while since I wrote anything about my kids and our basketball lives but for the last while basketball has kept us very busy. After breaking his leg and requiring surgery in their last game of football this season we didn’t think that my son, Daxon, would be playing basketball at allContinue reading “Kids Basketball Updates”

Book Quote of the Week – 064

Productive Failure: Rather than simply answering a question, it is beneficial to be challenged and even fail. Failure provides an opportunity to analyze a problem from different angles pushing us to understand it’s deep underlying structure and to hone the transferable skill of problem solving itself. Brad Stulberg / Steve Magness

Summer of Basketball 2017

One more day and our kids wrap up their first year of school living in Arizona. The move has been great for our family. The kids are experiencing so much and are loving it. Once again as we look forward to summer, it is going to be jammed packed. Daxon is going to be extremelyContinue reading “Summer of Basketball 2017”