Championship Thinking in Sports

Jim Meier

Championship Thinking in Sports – Foundations for Olympic Silver: Belief in Self, Deep Desire and Doing the Work

Guest Jordan Larson* was a starter on the 2012 Olympic Silver medal Volleyball team. Growing up in small town USA (Hooper, NE pop. 830, playing at a small HS (Logan View C-1), she is a sparkling example of a person who dreamt big as a girl, continues to dreams big as a young adult and understands the value of pushing on, hard work, building relationships and trust. In this show, she provides volleyball (VB) players and coaches at all levels keen insights about the pathway to elite performance and maintaining personal life balance and bearings. Tune in to open another success story window. Jordan shares: A) What the Olympics and international competition has taught her about volleyball, herself and styles of other countries, B) how volleyball has changed, C) differences, demands and challenges between, HS, College and professional VB and D) advice for young players. *Jordan, University of Nebraska 1st team All-American in ’06 and ’08, helped lead her team to the2006 National Championship. Today she plays professionally in Russia and summers on the U.S. National Team.