The Law of the Chain

The Law of the Chain The Strength of the Team is Impacted by Its Weakest Link   OBSERVE As much as any team likes to measure itself by its strongest people, the truth is that the strength of the team is impacted by its weakest link. No matter how much people try to rationalize it,

The Law of the Big Picture

As a member of a team, it’s not all about you. The end goal is most important, whether it’s learning a play, converting a pass or winning a game, and everything you do as an individual should be in pursuit of achieving that goal. This requires some perspective. The most successful people can thoroughly understand

Mizzou Football on Consistency

Consistent play is as critical to increasing the number of wins in the team’s W column as it is to potentiating the success of your individual career. Consistency allows you to continue winning each step of the way after initial triumphs as well. Yes, you can still win without consistency, but don’t expect a fruitful

Mizzou Football Discipline Philosophy

“Do it right, or do it again!” Mizzou Football Head Coach Gary Pinkel says discipline in football is executing fundamentals and techniques the right way under pressure. Discipline is what you do when no one else is looking! It’s being considerate of the other person. Having good personal habits – you are polite, on time,

Mizzou Football Family Sacrifice

“I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.” – Mia Hamm These words apply to the goals and standards of the Mizzou Football Family. In order to achieve team success, your desires

Who Do You Want To Be?

“Whatever you do, don’t do it halfway.” – Bob Beamon At Mizzou Football, we believe that players and coaches have a choice to be two kinds of people: a want- to-be or a champion. The only person who has the power to decide which you will be is yourself. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILE OF A WANT-TO-BE

Mizzou Football on Choosing Positivity

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness

Mizzou Football on Facing Adversity

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky It is often easy to let the thought of failure prevent us from taking chances, competing our best or trying something different. However, you cannot win without a fight. Some fights may be easier than others, but to win you must always compete.

Mizzou Football Discipline Philosophy

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” What do you do when no one else is looking? Discipline is what you do when no one else is looking! It’s being considerate of the other person. Having good personal habits: you are polite, on time, and take care of