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“Negative emotions accumulate and become an entity of their own.” ― Eckhart Tolle Psychologist Larry Steinberg did a study on adolescence looking at 10,000 American teenagers. In it he found that teens with warm, respectful, and demanding parents earned higher grades in school. He also found them to be... Read more
Put Your Mind to Something and There’s No Stopping You
Last week I started off my blog with a series of questions. This week I have only one. What do you want? Behaviorists, psychologists and those scholars who study human behavior have said that when you put your mind to something, there is nothing that will stop you from getting... Read more
How to Set a Goal, Plan to Reach it and Dream
“Doing easily what others find difficult is talent. Doing what is impossible for talent is genius.”~ Henri-Frederic Amiel Imagine Parents, Teachers, Coaches… if your athlete, player, or child that you so care about showed up with a DREAM — set a GOAL based on that DREAM and a plan to... Read more
Crack The Code: Inside Look At Area Code Baseball
With A Rich History Of More Than Two Decades, There May Not Be A More Prestigious Amateur Baseball Event Than The Area Code Games • Imagine everything you’ve been working hard for the last 10 years was standing just 60 yards away. And all you had to do was... Read more
De La Salle vs. Folsom: Collision Course
De La Salle And Folsom Will Potentially Play NorCal’s Biggest Football Game Of The Season — On Opening Night •  From coffee shops to weight rooms, water coolers to dinner tables, there’s one game everyone in Northern California is talking about. This year, for the first time, Folsom High... Read more
Being Great Starts When You Believe That YOU CAN
An advantage my daughters had when they played sports was that my wife and I competed in college sports. So we always worked on their athletic mindset to prepare them for competition. We always told them that being great starts when you believe that YOU CAN! This week I asked... Read more
What Coaches do to Develop You to Be Your Best
What does coach do to develop you to be your best? It’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Or better yet, to develop your kids to be the best version of themselves? I was interested in writing this blog because earlier in the week I saw a post that talked about... Read more
Mind Games. Why the Game is 90% Mental
“In the big leagues everyone has ability. It always comes down to mind games. Whoever is more mentally strong—wins.” Muhammad Ali Why the game is 90% mental and yet coaches and parents talk about it that way, yet fail to support ways to improve the student athlete mindset?  Because they just... Read more
How to Have A Champions Mindset
Earlier this year I was talking to a guy who I only know through passing. His daughter was doing a hitting lesson at Universal Sports Academy. As we chatted a little about softball, his team, our team and his daughter, he mentioned that she was struggling to drive the outside... Read more
Five Signs of a Sports Parent You Don’t Want to Become
In my last blog post, I addressed the 7 Attributes of Peak Performance. Today we’ll make a point of addressing the sports parent; specifically what I call, The Parent Role in Sports. Specifically, the parent you DON’T want to become. Lets start with signs and ideas on what you want, and... Read more
7 Attributes of Peak Performance
Welcome to my Peak Performance blog. I’m thrilled to be invited into the SportStars INSIDERS family! As way of introduction, my name is La Shawn Wells and I am a peak performance coach. I work with students and student athletes to strengthen their mindset and mental toughness so that... Read more