"My best skill was that I was coachable. I was a sponge, and aggressive to learn." -Michael Jordan
Project Triple Threat - Drew Dawson
Find below this week's Five on Friday that includes several of our most read blog posts. PTT is getting upwards of 10K monthly visitors! We're obviously excited about the interest and growing community, and hopefully you'll find the following posts a value add. Thanks for reading, we appreciate your support and feel free to spread the word about Project Triple Threat (PTT). Have a great weekend.
3 Simple Keys to Great Shooters
There is no magic formula to being a great shooter. If you want to become a great shooter you must practice, practice, and practice some more. It’s not a complicated process. That said, here are three keys to keep in mind on your journey to becoming a great shooter. Read the shooting keys HERE.
10 Mental Makings of Champions
Elite athletes and frankly, elite performers in general, understand that success goes well-beyond physical talent and technique, and heavily involves the psychology of success, which incorporates an array of mental aspects, such as, visualization and goal setting, among many others. The Janssen Sports Leadership Center, a leading leadership-coaching organization located in North Carolina, points to ten criteria at cultivating the mental makings of a champion. 10 Mental Makings of Champions HERE.
Arguably the greatest gift you can give the youngsters you coach is an unwavering enthusiasm directed at grooming a mindset that obsesses the process of improvement. However, this mindset -- an approach obsessed with getting better each day and in every way -- is a grind for any coach or staff, especially when its development is focused across an entire roster or program. That said, an acronym we use here at Project Triple Threat to simplify this concept of instilling a process-driven mindset is SCOPE. Read how we define it HERE.
Chris Lee: 10 Principles of Abundance
For those that know me, know I'm a big fan of Lewes Howes. A former professional football player turned successful entrepreneur, Lewes built an entire platform on the ideas of lifestyle entrepreneurship. He recently sat down with Chris Lee, one of the world's leading peak performance coaches & motivational speakers. In this highly recommended and relevant podcast, Lee takes listeners through the 10 Principles of Abundance. Listen HERE.
We're Not Perfect, Lewis
I'll make this short. If you're someone who appreciates what it means to truly be a part of any group or team; If you value coaching, the power of introspection, and transformative nature of healthy player-coach relationships; Or, if you happen to have an affinity for the UCLA dynasty and its cast of characters lead by luminaries John Wooden & Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), then you should read this book, period. Read more HERE.