Category: Mental Toughness

Maximizing the Capacity for Excellence

These notes on connecting mental and physical toughness are from Mental Toughness Training for Basketball by Mike Voight and Jeff House. I hope that you can use it as a model to think about ways to help your players improve.…

Coaching Basketball Take Control of Your Mind

This article was written by Lindsey Wilson. Lindsey is the Co-Founder of Positive Performance Mental Training Zone. Lindsey played basketball at Iowa State and then played professionally overseas. She has been teaching, writing and speaking about mental training for the…

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

I am always looking for mental toughness resources and just finished reading the Book “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.” It is not written specifically for athletic competition, but the lessons are applicable to all areas of living a…

Mental Toughness for Basketball Evaluation

This Toughness Evaluation comes from Brett McDaniel. Brett is the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Sumner High School in Sumner, Washington. It was inspired by Jay Bilas’ Toughness in Today’s Game article. Directions: There are 33 paragraphs below. Each paragraph…