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SPIRIT AND SPORT

By Scott Ford

What I find fascinating about the transformational process is that transformation requires a letting go of the old in order for the new to emerge. For subject to become object one must "let go" of the subject, and that letting go process is inherent to integral consciousness and...

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ORDINARY AND NON-ORDINARY TRAINING PRACTICES

By Scott Ford

The paradigm shift we are seeing in high-performance coaching is a shift of inclusion and expansion. It includes non-ordinary training practices that transcend and include the ordinary training practices we all grew up with. With the inclusion of non-ordinary training practices to...

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FURTHERING THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

By David Meggyesy & Greg Warburton of Evolutionary Sports Collective and Jonathan D. Greenberg, Director of the USF Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice

 We at Evolutionary Sports Collective are building into our efforts a constant and ongoing focus on sports and athletes as...

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ON SOCIAL JUSTICE: SOLVING FOR “X”

by Scott Ford

Let’s start with working definitions for two categories of performance experience and their equally different states of performance consciousness.

The first performance category is constructed with our Normal Order Performance Experiences, our NOPEs, which we create when...

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THE LAST DANCE – I SURE HOPE SO!

By Jason Dorland

Like many sporting enthusiasts I was captivated by the Netflix documentary, The Last Dance. Wow—impressive on so many levels—the behind the scenes story, the unprecedented access to the team and resulting candid interviews, the dramatic game footage, and, of course,...

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ON TRANSITION

By Scott Ford

As coaches, we’ve all been on lock-down during the Covid-19 pandemic, and now, as we transition back into coaching, we are also transitioning forward into new coaching territory. If all goes well, soon we will be going back to our pre-virus jobs after months of in-virus...

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TRANSITION: RE-ENTRY THE NEW WORLD THROUGH THE LENS OF YOUR BODY

 By Barry Robbins

Our lives have been transformed as never before, as we attempt to navigate uncharted waters during this time of corona virus.

The pandemic has become a new form of unrehearsed practice. The shelter-in rules have created a quasi-monastic life for the world’s...

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NOW ON CONTACT

By Scott Ford

Q: How to cultivate resilience during times of crisis?

To cultivate resilience during times of crisis, we first need to know what we mean by “resilience,” and then we have to define the crisis during which we are cultivating resilience.

Resilience is about returning to...

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ON CULTIVATING RESILIENCE EVEN IN A TIME OF PANDEMIC

By Greg Warburton

I remain compassionately aware of the need(s) of millions in the world of sport who are isolated in the no-regular-sport-activity-indefinitely desert without the oasis of having practices to stay mentally and emotionally fit and strong.

As I reflect upon this current-moment...

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RESILIENCE: CRISIS KNOCKS ON THE DOOR OF OPPORTUNITY

 By David Meggyesy

Our response to the Covid 19 pandemic will be a test of our human resilience for every human being on the planet. Massive transformation and change is continuing in front of our eyes - including potentially a major positive jump in our human evolution. Historically...

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ON THE STATE OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

By Scott Ford

My association with Sport Psychology has been a back and forth discussion on the subject of conscious flow and conscious flow coaching. More precisely, is it possible to intentionally generate a flow state performance, and if it is, then is it also possible to coach intentional...

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HEARTFULLNESS AS A LIFE PRACTICE

By Barry Robbins

“Someday after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then for the second time in history, man will have discovered fire.” ~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

We are living in an extraordinary time in...

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