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Coaches That Think They Know It All Set A Bad Example For Athletes

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Graham Betchart is the director of mental training for Lucid Performance Inc. (@trainwithlucid). He is also the mental skills coach for many elite athletes, including several collegiate and professional basketball players. He has worked with the No. 1 draft pick in the last three NBA Drafts ('14, '15, '16), the NBA Player’s Association, USA Basketball and many other organizations. Betchart passionately seeks to unlock the full potential in each of the athletes he trains.

In this video, Betchart explains that in order for mental training to be effective, the person must want to change. Athletes who know that their performance is 80 percent mental know the level of focus and drive in order to be successful, which is an attitudeand behavior that needs to be set by the coach to show their players that they lead by example.