Championship Thinking in Sports

Jim Meier

Championship Thinking in Sports – Self-Belief vs. Self-Doubt: Battle of Mental Game Heavyweights

All successful coaches and athletes have developed the ability to create and sustain a strong sense of self-belief. It is a must. This show teaches how with host, Jim Meier, and guest Erik Kibler, 28 year head baseball coach at Horizon HS, Phoenix, AZ. Specific sports psychology methods coupled with examples and stories will be shared. Eric has consistently emphasized teaching belief and visioning skills in what is arguably among the top 5 HS baseball programs nationally. He is regarded by many as one of the finest teachers of the game; player development has always been a common thread of the Husky program. Horizon Baseball is one of the perennial top programs in Arizona, and has led them to five 5A State titles, repeated national recognition and a number one nation ranking one in 2007. Coach Kibler is a three time recipient of the Arizona Coach of the Year award and a three time recipient of the Western Region Coach of the Year. In 2005, he received the top honor when he was named the ABCA High School National Coach of the Year.