Most coaches impose standards from the outside. Pete Carroll, head coach of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, asks his players to go inside—to find the confidence to be the best they can be. He coaches the whole person, and it changes their view of the game, and of life.
Michael Gervais, a high performance psychologist working with the Seattle Seahawks, talks to Mindful about the relationship between mindfulness and training for peak performance as well as Carroll’s approach to coaching the whole person.
This web extra provides additional information related to an article titled, “The Game Changer,” which appeared in the December 2014 issue of Mindful magazine.