The words you say to your athletes will either help them or hurt them. Ask yourself: If you were a teenager and heard your words, would you understand them? Would you know what to do with them? Are they simple and clear?
The number 199 reminds us that it's easier to spot someone's faults than to spot their potential.
The Number 12 reminds us of two things: Avoiding failure doesn't work. Bouncing back from it does.
Why the number 10 reminds us that less is more.
What the Number 18 says about you.
Coach Mike Tully has studied peak performance for three decades, first as an international sports writer and then as a championship coach. Coach Tully covered Olympic Games in Lake Placid, Los Angeles, Sarajevo and Seoul, as well as more than 100 consecutive World Series games. Now he takes the insights gained from the greatest athletes in the world and brings them into high school and college gyms.