Author: timokeefe

Next Time You Come Here You Will Have to Buy a Ticket

In coaching and in business and even in life, I like to theme things so that they eventually make sense. When I started coaching last year, I knew I would have about zero street cred with the kids. So I did some ninja authority hacking to escalate my authority. And I started doing what I do....

Goodbye is the Hardest Word

Life Will March On The Last Opportunity Something I like to drive home to young men. Is that football is not forever. Someday soon Spring Ball will be replaced by Summer Ball, which will be replaced by Camp, and then the Season. And if you are a Senior, then YOU will be replaced. You no longer will...

Change Your Mask to Change Your Coaching

Changing your possibility is easy when you play dressup. Change your costume and mask. Pete Carroll said that coaching is a performance. Put on your best mask for your best performance that you learner needs at that moment. Which uniform do you think you would do better in? Louisiana-Lafayette Rajin’ Cajuns (one of the worse college...

Why Creating Leaders is the Point

When I council coaches, I teach them that a practice offers multiple teaching moments that we too often miss. Hopefully, those moments translate and we create leaders on the field. Who also find such moments to embrace. So Julie and I spent yesterday chatting with a long time friend Mindy. We had talked about the current...

How to Get Past  Sticking Points

How to Get Past Sticking Points

One of the concepts I introduced this week to our oline and Lbs is the contrast of to and through. Through is finishing, while to is tolerating. Have you ever punched a piece of wood in order to break it? You know Bruce Lee style. Besides good hip follow through. Maybe as important or more for...

Get Your Superman on!

Core Story:Building a Personal Code

Building Your Core Story Tony Robbins gives a great talk on building rituals. Much of which is how we talk to ourselves. And others. He says: You better take control of your state. Every one of you is controlled by your rituals. The rituals that worked in the reaping time of fall and the markets and...

How to Get an Athletic Scholarship

How to get a College Athletic Scholarship with Coach Mike Dunlevy (434) 251-7229 coachdunlevy@gmail.com Coach Dunleavy’s organization has made millions of contacts with college coaches over the years to help athletes get scholarships in 29 various sports. Do you have a young athlete and think that they might be special enough that they could get their...