The Night We Cheated Death

The Night We Cheated Death

The Night We Cheated Death with Mental Toughness and Great Teammates An undisclosed distance out to sea, a thunderstorm is brewing with sheet lightening starting to streak through the clouds. Peering through the green glow of my night vision goggles, I watch the...
The Process of Failure Analyzation

The Process of Failure Analyzation

Failure.  Otherwise known as the hardest piece of adversity. Most of us have been told “it’s a part of the process.” Great!…but what does that mean? The process should be a constant evolution of becoming better. Everyone has failed. Everyone will again, or at least...
Commitment

Commitment

Commitment. We’ve heard the word since Little League. We put the word on the backs of t-shirts and locker room signs, but how much have we really considered what the concept means? How many players can explain how to apply commitment? In my Navy SEAL training...
Is Our Cause Worth It?

Is Our Cause Worth It?

Independence High School Football goes from 1 playoff win to Max Preps #1 medium size school in Nation 15-0, Tn. 5A State Champions Brotherhood does not mean we agree on everything. It means we choose to set our differences aside to serve a cause greater than...
Distraction: Special Ops Focus for Athletics

Distraction: Special Ops Focus for Athletics

Distraction is one of the 3 team defeaters. It comes in many forms. It can be experiences in our personal lives or in the moment of competition on the field. It is important to identify potential distractions. They should be identified and discussed during pre-season...