Reps for the Mind

Sevwins Blog: Thoughts from the co-founders and guests

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Mental discipline

Livestream - Applying the Growth Mindset to Sports and Life

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Matt French

Chat amongst coaches about applying the growth mindset to sports and life. Listen in as host Jessy Rodriquez and Sevwins Co-founder Matt French discuss the key elements of intentional habits and...

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Inside Pitch Magazine Article: Seven Wins Per Week

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Adam Revelette

Matt French co-founded Sevwins, a growth mindset app built to empower student-athletes and coaches. Additionally, Coach French is entering his fourth year as the head baseball coach at Del Oro...

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Things Are Never As Good, Or As Bad As They Seem. Keep Working.

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Brian McAfee

We had an opportunity to catch up with former professional baseball player, turned data scientist and cofounder of Seqnzr, Brian McAfee. We asked Brian to share a story of resilience that coaches...

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Consistency and Growth During Chaos

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Matt French

On a typical college campus in a normal year, student-athletes follow a strict regimen defined by hectic schedules. Their teammates and coaches keep them accountable and make the grind enjoyable....

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Empowering Athletes with Tools for Accountability and Self-Reliance

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Anthony D'Albora

We asked Los Medanos College Head Baseball Coach, Anthony D’Albora, to share his experience during the 11-week Sevwins Growth Mindset College League. What we got in return, was a powerful story...

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Coaching Absolutes: Using Soundtracks to Connect

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Dave Turgeon

A couple of years back, I did a segment with the USA Baseball staff called “Soundtracks.” Before diving into it I would talk about what a soundtrack is. Most of us have heard of them and been...

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Top Growth Mindset Rep Streak Set at 431

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Matt French

Sevwins Cofounder, John Roberts, completed 431 straight growth mindset reps using Sevwins. In the last 47 weeks, within the app John:

  • Read 2,491 key growth terms
  • Wrote 2,350 words related to...
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The Power of Grit

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Savannah Linhares

Savannah Linhares is a Sevwins guest blogger and 2020 recipient of the coveted Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach® Award. Savannah is a coach, teacher and mentor at Chowchilla High...

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Case Study: Fixed to Growth Mindset Transformation

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Greg Moore

Do you have examples coaches can use with their own players to highlight athletes who started with a fixed mindset that developed into a growth mindset?

A player who barely got into college...

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Resources to Help Athletes Make Better Lifestyle Choices

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Greg Moore

What are some resources you are using to help athletes make better lifestyle choices?

The best resources to help learning lifestyle choices depend on the athlete’s ability to digest short, medium...

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Communication Exercises to Use During Practice

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Greg Moore

What are some examples of communication exercises on-field during practice?

Communication in sports is fundamental to team congruency and competitive success. Here are three on-field communication...

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Inspire Excellence Using Sharp Communication

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Greg Moore

I coach 14 and 15 year-olds. How can I get the best out of each of them?

Make players sharp communicators before, during and after they play. In school students open up when questions/prompts...

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Introducing Mental Skills Into Youth Organizations

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Greg Moore

How do youth organizations introduce the mental part of the game to 8-12u players?

The simplest way to introduce the mental part of the game is to ask questions before even the simplest drill....

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Pitcher's Report Card: Measuring Pitch Execution

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Greg Moore

We’re trying to create a “Report Card” for our pitchers. Do you measure or count things your pitchers do well or poorly in each AB?

We use one measure. It’s pitch execution. An executed pitch is...

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Preparing and Resetting Between Pitches

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Greg Moore

Do you have pointers for fielders and their prep/reset between pitches?

This isn’t an everyday drill, but a good one to teach defensive separation pitch-to-pitch. Doing this for a total of 10...

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Implementing Mental Discipline in Organized Practices

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Greg Moore

What are some good ways to implement mental discipline in organized practices?

Ask players to fully execute small acts within practice. Below are a few examples that are simple, painfully mundane...

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