Peggy Fleming

Smell the Roses: 4 Ways to Enhance Intrinsic Motivation

As a high school student, WNBA star Elena Delle Donne set the national high school record hitting 80 straight free throws as a sophomore but three years of recruiting battles drained her of her passion for playing. When she arrived at the University of Connecticut for her freshman year, she quickly realized how much she […]

John McEnroe

Stop Yourself Choking Under Pressure

“We all choke. Winners know how to handle choking better than losers.” – John McEnroe   In the opening round of the 1996 Masters Greg Norman shot a course-record 63. Three days later he played the same 18 holes in 15 strokes more. In the process he blew a six-shot lead over Nick Faldo and converted it into […]