Please read this list first and then we will break this down together with a lesson for each component, to build your understanding of your mental self. Circle or star * at least three (3)areas you are already good at.
M1. 22 Mental Qualities DEFINITIONS
1. Logical Player
The ability to use only the most important facts when approaching each separate shift.
2. Balance Reasoning
The ability to select the most effective movement or body position for that play/shot/pass.
3. Strong Decision Making
The ability to see the options in the play and to make the right move consistently.
The ability to use a play from the past (that has been successful) and you remember the detail in accomplishing this play.
The ability to control the variables in your environment and to store the correction and move on with no emotional baggage.
The ability to remember the steps involved in completing the movement with increased speed and accuracy.
7. Short and Long Term Memory Responses
The ability to remember only the pieces of the performance that are your personal best. Then to store these moments only to build a platform for your next competitive event.
8. Personal and Professional Self Confidence
The ability to know that confidence is stored as individual responses to certain stimulus. The more variables you have stored the stronger the confidence connection in your brain.
9. Internal Worthiness
The ability to know WHY you do what you do. A deeper realization that your opinion counts and your ideas are valued as a hockey player and member of your team.
10. Self Esteem
The ability to complete a task from A-Z on your own with your personal knowledge and passion for change.
The ability to recognize your own personal knowledge and putting it to use.
The ability to connect concepts that are meaningful to your brain in perspective of something as fresh or new.
The ability to study your subject matter to get an idea of the depth of thought behind what you know internally as your passion for hockey. Without passion there is no knowledge.
The ability to re-define your openness for change and willingness to learn more each day.
The ability to filter relationship of the puck in space and time with where your players are at all times.
The ability to see that your work ethic will pay off. Designing a way to see advancement in what you do.
An ability to break down your own performance without personal attachment or negative emotions.
18. Attention to Detail
The ability to create a visual and sensory picture to hold on to what happened and how to correct it for the next play.
The ability to use stored information for an automatic response under pressure.
The ability to see the various scenarios as possibilities, not absolutes, you adjust quickly to changing conditions on the ice, speed of play and comments from others.
The ability to demonstrate resiliency based on your experience and knowledge of the game and you push forward and do not give up.
The ability to demonstrate the same effective skill set and hockey strategies every time, day in and day out.