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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO BREATHE… CORRECTLY!? PART 3

By Greg Warburton

Part 3

Knowing May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I want to highlight that I have been, and remain very concerned, as I think about my 40-year career working with kids and teens in Mental Health, that young people still are not being taught how to breathe correctly for their...

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO BREATHE… CORRECTLY!? PART 2

By Greg Warburton

Part 2

“To know and not do, Is not to know” ~ Goethe

Let’s jump right into application…where readers can directly experience the value of learning to breathe correctly right now. I know there are many, many ways to breathe, and people can breathe for...

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO BREATHE… CORRECTLY!? PART 1

By Greg Warburton

Part 1

Over a score of years in my mental health and sport performance work, I always invited people to reply to this inquiry: Please tell me what you think you already know about how to breathe to produce a relaxation effect?

Invariably, no matter what age, across all these...

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FLOW-STATE COACHING PART 1

By Scott Ford

After a recent Master’s Series call with Catt Tripoli, author of the book “Conscious Fitness,” I realized how much flow-state training is becoming an integral part of the athletic world, for players and for coaches alike. What used to be considered “woo-woo...

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FLOW-STATE COACHING PART 2

By Scott Ford

Performance soul is developed through flow-state training practices that deactivate ego and activate soul, and then by taking the flow-state into their different fields of performance complexity. Would that this transformation could be solidified overnight, but flow is only...

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A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE: 2021 IN REVIEW

By Barry Robbins

2021 marked the confluence of powerful events which, when viewed in a certain light, offer an understanding of how they are interrelated. These insights provide a healthy direction for change and transformation, particularly through the prism of sports.

Humanity is starting to...

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SPORTS AND FLOW

By Scott Ford

If there is one thing that unites us as athletes, it’s our ability to create a state of being called “flow.” Flow-states are ubiquitous in the world. In sports, flow-state performances are also known as playing in the zone, and if you have ever been in the zone in...

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THE EMOTIONAL ASPECT IS STILL IGNORED...WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD!?

By Greg Warburton

This is about what the Evolutionary Sports Collective is already doing that we urge the entire sports world to start doing yesterday. Let’s focus on providing the missing pieces for the half-century old mental-training puzzle.

With a sense of urgency, I point out that our...

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ZERO – SUM COMPETITION

By Scott Ford

Zero-sum competition is a huge subject because of its prevalence in sports, where winning is valued and losing sucks. Let’s face it. Nobody likes to lose. Players don’t like to lose. Coaches don’t like losing. Winning is the currency of our current culture of...

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SKI RACER SHIFFRIN EYES 5-EVENT OLYMPICS

By Greg Warburton 

Recent AP article (10/15/21) about upcoming winter Olympics and skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin by Howard Fendrich (Associated Press)

As a lifelong athlete, I, like many others, am intrigued and captivated by athletes who continue to expand the is-this-evenly-humanly-possible...

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THE JOY OF SOX

One of the many tributaries that feeds the EVO Sports “river” began as a stream in Eastern Massachusetts almost twenty years ago. EVO co-founder Rick Leskowitz grew up in the area and was therefore a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox baseball team. His professional work with chronic...

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THE DARK SIDE OF COMPETITION - PART 2

By Scott Ford

We all compete. Competition is ever-present. We are born into a dualistic world where we learn to play dualistic games so we can participate in dualistic competitions where winning spirals us upward into fields of reward, while losing spirals us downward into fields of despair.

We...

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