Developing Mental Toughness

Developing Mental Toughness

Resilience, determination, grit, a “never-say-die” attitude—all attempt to describe the intangible qualities that produce mental toughness, or MT, in an athlete. Guest contributor Tyler Christiansen of the NSCA helps Coach Jace define this tricky "X-factor" that coaches look for, and how athletes can develop it.

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The Partnership Between Volt and the NSCA - Why It Makes Sense

The Partnership Between Volt and the NSCA - Why It Makes Sense

We couldn’t be more excited to announce our new partnership with the National Strength and Conditioning Association! Volt Co-Founder/CEO Dan Giuliani takes to the blog today to elaborate on this important relationship, and what it means for the future of Volt and the S&C industry. 

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What Every Athlete Can Learn From Judokas

What Every Athlete Can Learn From Judokas

While judo athletes don’t receive much, if any, national attention, there is a lot to be learned from this intense sport and the athletes that compete at its highest level. Guest author Doug Berninger shares what he has learned from coaching judo athletes at the Olympic Training Center, and what other athletes can learn from them.

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