Next Level Basketball 419 Newsletter #33 NLB419 6/7/17
Here are some articles I enjoyed this week, and our summer work out series: Have a great week. Go Cavs
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Grit, Talent, and Character. From LeAnn Freeland. The lesson from all of this is clear. For high performing teams—sports, military, and others—there are common elements to elite performance. Talent alone is not enough. Talent and grit, while important, may not suffice. But a combination of talent, grit, and relevant character strengths are required to sustain elite performance at both the individual and, especially the team level. General McArthur had it half right. I would add the corollary “From the fields of armed combat, the seeds of the fruit of victory in other domains can be learned.”
Three Simple Ways to Get Better at Getting Better. Occasionally, during the rest intervals of workouts, Magness has his athletes complete various mental puzzles and games like the Stroop Test, in which one must quickly report the appearance of a color that is overlaid on top of the text of a different color. While Magness does this to strengthen his athlete’s ability to focus under fatigue, he says it’s equally important to simply let them rest once an hour. “Once you go beyond an hour in a hard workout, concentration suffers, even in the athletes who are mentally strong.”
The amazing story of the greatest AAU team you've never heard of
Les Carpenter, The Vertical, Yahoo Sports, May 31, 2017, 8:50 AM
Theo Epstein at Yale Class Day: 'Choose to Keep Your Heads Up'
TIME Staff, May 22, 2017
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