The Importance of a Team

For me, one of the best things to come out of 2020 was the Jon Gordon Power of Positive Team Prayer Group. This group included a core of 9 Jon Gordon team members along with occasional few others including Jon. The idea started with a teammate seeing the need for us...

Books to Add to Your List

ADVERSITY Growing Through Your Go Through Chip Baker Start Strong for Teams Success for Teams Amazon Stay Strong Success for Teams Amazon

Daily and Weekly Mental Game Plans

Most successful people tend to work on their skills as much if not more than anyone else. If you want to be the strongest mentally then you need to work at it more than anyone else. Like any skill, mental skills work best when practiced consistently. Each individual...

Staying in the Moment

Exerpt from "This is Good: A Journey On Overcoming Adversity Successful performers focus on the moment, not the context. So, what can you do to stay in the moment? Learning to focus on the present moment can be not only a game changer but a life changer. After all,...

How to Handle Uncertainty and Uncontrollables

We face uncertainty and things we can't control everyday. The most successful people learn to grow during these times. The following formula will help you overcome adversity and uncertainty in everything you encounter: Unity + Positive Emotions = Success UNITY- Endure...

The Little Things

The following is taken from "This is Good: A Journey on Overcoming Adversity" by Tami Matheny “We have to try and not let the little things go by. It's the little things that win games. It's the little things that often get overlooked that can add two or three more...

Confidence is Key

April’s Confidence Calendar

  Tami Matheny is a Mental Game Coach and Author of “The Confident Athlete: 4 Easy Steps to Build and Maintain Confidence” and “The Confidence Journal”. Both books can be...

How Recruits Can Get Noticed During This Time

One of the biggest concerns I have heard from high school athletes is how do I get recruited during the Corona-virus.  I asked over 50 current or former collegiate coaches from NCAA DI, DII, DIII and  JUCOs what would set recruits apart.  The constant message I am...

“This is Good”

There was an African king who had a best friend with whom he kept close to him. The friend had a habit of looking at every situation that occurred in his life as positive and he would often say, “This is good!” Because of this, the king took his friend with him...

Podcast Episodes

Jeff Heggie – The Confident Athlete Program

Training the Mental Game on the AD Podcast, Episode #17


The Confident Athlete on the Kathryn for Real Podcast

Check out my conversation on confidence and unbreakable mindsets with Kathryn Gordon.


What Is Mental Toughness?

Everyone talks about being mentally tough… but what does that really mean? Watch this short video from The Confident Athlete Program where Coach Matheny talks about what it means to be Mentally Tough.

The Power of Storytelling

“What you have to do is get into the heart. And how do you get into the heart?
With stories.” -Jane Goodall

Listen to this short video on why stories are important along with several stories for you to use with your team or family.

Overcoming Pressure


Good Game | Mastering the Mental Game: A Q&A with

Confidence Coach Tami Matheny 

Yes, confidence can and should be cultivated in young athletes. Mental coach Tami Matheny offers plenty of tools and advice started to help them get started. [Read More]


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