Wednesday, November 17, 2010

November 16

Today we learned about self-hypnosis. Go through the ppt. Write down what thought you would use during the repetitive suggestion stage. Read chapter 21 for next time.

Friday, November 12, 2010

November 12

Today did yoga as a relaxation exercise.

November 10

Today we did the Autogenic Relaxation Exercise in class. We then recorded our own voice reciting your favorite relaxation technique. By class on Friday you need to have done 5 minutes of the Breath Control on your own. By Monday you need to listen to your relaxation recording.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

November 8

Today we learned about the benefits of relaxation.

November 5

Today we learned about the power of positive attitude. Go over the positive attitude ppt.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

November 2

Today we learned about the power of visualization. Go through the visualization powerpoint. Print off the imagery log and start getting your minutes in!

Friday, October 29, 2010

October 29

To celebrate the end of the term and Halloween, we finished watching The Rookie.

October 27th

Today we finished watching Chariots of Fire.

October 25

Today we started our Unit 3 Assessment. Download Chariots of Fire handout and complete. Folder due.

Monday, October 25, 2010

October 21

Today we learned about "the Dip." Go through the ppt and complete the associated assignments.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

October 19

Today we learned about Intensity. We looked at a short ppt and then watched the movie Prefontaine, looking for specific examples of intensity or the ways to improve intensity. If you missed class, then during intervention next week I will be showing the movie for make-up.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

October 13

To we learned about motivational diseases. In groups we created skits to perform to explain each disease, took a quiz, and then created a 'patient' profile of an athlete with one of the diseases and diagnosed a classmates' patient. If absent, complete the Motivational Disease Assignment.

Monday, October 11, 2010

October 11

Today we will be working on goal setting. Click on the following link: Goal Setting Assignment

October 11

Today we created our own goal tracking sheet specific to the goals we set for ourselves and some sort of visual reminder to help us stay on track. See goal tracking rubric for instructions/requirements.

October 7

Today we started unit 3 on motivation. We learned about the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. We also learned about goal setting and starting making our own goals. Look at Motivation ppt. and see goal handout.

October 4

Today we finished our ping pong tournament and started working on the unit write up. You need to turn in an explanation of the 5 skills from unit 2 that you used in the tournament.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

September 27th

Today we talked about being "In the Zone," got our folders ready to turn in, prepared for the unit assessment and created our serving routines. Go over the In the Zone ppt.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Sept. 23

Today we learned about controlling distractions and the power of routines. Go through this ppt.

Sept. 21

Today we talked about focus. We did some exercises in class and then you were assigned to practice 1 or 2 focus exercises everyday for a week and keep track on a focus log handed out in class.

Sept. 17

We talked about Confidence and specifically looked at simulation training

Sept. 15

I was gone, but you made commercials about your commitment to excellence.

Sept. 13

Finished watching Rudy. Passed off INvictus. Turned in folders.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Sept. 7th

Today we learned about being mentally tough. Go through the Mental toughness ppt. You have the option of two different projects: memorizing the poem Invictus or creating your own motivational poster

Sept. 9th

Today we will start our first assessment. We will be watching the movie Rudy and finding specific examples of the principles we have discussed this unit. Your folder will be due next time.

Unit One Synopsis: Foundational Factors
The Seven Pillars of Mental Excellence
Value of Success
Self Confidence
Outside-In-Training (can only use once)
Knowing your opponent and self
Physical Training and importance
Acting Tough
Recovering Before Battle
Training Cycles
Sleep Cycle
Mental Toughness
Bouncing Back
Emotional Control
Staying engaged under pressure
Refusal to give up

Unit Grade/ Folder Check
____/5 Disclosure Document
____/10 Seven Pillars
____/10 Self-Evaluation
____/10 Sport Analysis
____/30 Nutrition Log
____/10 Mental Toughness Handout
____/100 Why I do Sports Paper
____/30 Invictus/Poster
____/30 Movie Analysis

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

August 31

Today we talked about being physically tough. Look at ppt, complete sport and self analysis and print off the nutrition log. Don't forget to come in comfortable clothes next time that you can work out in.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

August 27/30

Today in class we checked out books, learned how to do Levels of Questions and started talking about the early explorers. See Levels assignment and Explorers ppt.

August 27th

Today we talked about the 7 pillars of mental excellence and completed a self analysis of our own status with each pillar. See ppt and assignment. Read chapter 3 for next time.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

August 25

Today in class we filled out a survey about the sports each student participates in and looked at an intro to sport psychology.

Bring your favorite quote next time
Why I do Sports Essay due Sept. 9