Via Wiaa.com

Mental training is a vital part of your workout, especially now with sports on hold here in Washington.  To help student-athletes and coaches make mental conditioning a priority, the WIAA has teamed up with Collin Henderson and Ngozi Musa to offer Mind Gym Wednesdays.  Starting Wednesday, October 7th, Collin and Ngozi will be hosting weekly seminars to help cultivate motivation and master habits of excellence.


As former WIAA student-athletes, Collin and Ngozi know what it’s like to be in our athletes’ shoes.  As mindset coaches, they’re here for student-athletes and coaches to help train mental toughness.  It’s time to get your mental reps in.  Register now.


1.   Reslience Training
Develop Mental Toughness for Sport, School, and Life

Objective:  Provide real life examples and strategies to train your brain how to respond to adversity, challenge, and change.What You’ll Learn:

  • See setbacks as temporary
  • Cultivate optimism
  • Develop grit
  • Train courage
  • Manage fear and failure
  • Control what you can control
2.   Race & Equity in Sports
Leading the Way in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Objective:  Better understand diversity, equity and inclusion through the lens of sport and how we can lead the way through conversation and actions to create change.What You’ll Learn:

  • How to raise awareness in social identity categories
  • Understanding the language of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Conversation topics and how to lead the discussion
  • Ways to create change through action
  • Steps to practice anti-racism
3.   Motivated Mindset
Learn How to Cultivate Focus, Motivation, and Habits of Excellence

Objective:  Understand the science and application of motivation.What You’ll Learn:

  • Know the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Generate drive and internal belief
  • Craft a clear plan of success
  • Understand the habit loop
  • Improve time/schedule management
  • Beat procrastination


For more information please contact either Andy Knapp |  aknapp@wiaa.com  Sam Brown | sbrown@wiaa.com



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