by Dana Cavalea February 21, 2019

Hey Team...

Back from Boston and ready to go!

I hope your week is going well so far... it is already Thursday!

Tuesday night, I spent the evening speaking to an Athletic Department at Curry College, just outside of Boston in Milton, MA.

It is always a fun dynamic when a Yankee heads into Red Sox territory...

But, this night was a really special one.

It is so exciting to see young, excited, moldable, and eager to learn athletes sitting in front of me hoping to hear a message that will change their life...

At that age, they are making the investment of time and interest...

And Tuesday night, I really brought it for them...

We talked about: YOU MAKE IT HAPPEN.....

And, what happens when you can not get out of your own head....

You see, one of the athletes was a baseball player who could not hit a curveball.. Why?

Simple. 

He tells himself he can not hit a curveball..... he gets psyched out about curveballs, can not stop thinking about curveballs, and knows, deep within his being he can not hit them....

So, how do you help somebody like this?

I told him to stay above the line.... The Horizon Line with his thoughts.... exchanging negatives for positives... negative visions of curveballs for optimistic ones... and then, actually activating his body through breathing to BELIEVE IT.

He has the power.

The power to do anything.

He has just decided to limit it.

Where do you limit your own power?

What is your curveball in life?

That is what we need to find out.....

And how amazing is this University to bring in a guest speaker to help their athletes overcome their obstacles?

We all have blind spots and obstacles... and the power of coaching allows us to get over them.....

That night, I facilitated a conversation that empowered the athletes to own their minds... to dominate their minds.. and to realize: THEY MAKE IT HAPPEN.

So do you.

Let's GO!

Chase Greatness.

COACH DANA CAVALEA

Dana Cavalea
Dana Cavalea

Dana Cavalea is the former Director of Strength and Conditioning & Performance of the New York Yankees. Currently, he is a High Performance Speaker & Consultant to Pro Athletes, Entrepreneurs, Business Executives, and Workforces on lifestyle strategies to reduce stress, improve work/life integration, and most importantly improve daily performance /outcomes. Book Dana to Speak at your Company Event or Conference Today!


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