Author Archives: Matt Kushi

Athletic Sustainability: Self-Awareness and Adaptability

Sports and life have many similarities and many of the same lessons. This has been covered in other posts. As in any task in your every day life, one of the keys to success (covered here) is to have self-awareness. … Continue reading

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Athletic Coaching Lessons – An Overview and a Vessel to Learning

Education. Learning. We all experience it. But how and where does it occur? Early on in our lives, we tend to gravitate towards certain activities. We may not know why, but we take an interest in certain things. Some of … Continue reading

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Baseball and Sports – An Inspiring Life Story

I found some words that I wrote a few years back about the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. While brief, I would like to share this as I talked about the impact that baseball and sports can have … Continue reading

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Public Image: What You Mean and Represent Within Your Team and Community

“When you pull on that jersey, you represent yourself and your teammates. And the name on the front is a hell of a lot more important than the one on the back! Get that through your head!” This line comes from a great … Continue reading

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The Role of Athletics in Society

When people think of athletics, they often think of overpaid professional athletes and all of the glamour that the mainstream athletics market has to offer. What is lost is where the true heart of athletics lies, in one’s hometown newspaper … Continue reading

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Athletic Development in Youth

  Childhood is a time when many of us are exposed to different experiences along with what seems to be endless time and freedom. As we get older and look back through the lens of time, we realize that we … Continue reading

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The Keys To Success: Having a Positive, Self-Aware and Team-Based Mentality

Athletics and lessons in life have many common similarities when it comes to an individual achieving success. What is meant by that? In a large sense, like many other endeavors in life, they require the same life skills. When one … Continue reading

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Matt Kushi’s Coaching Lessons Introduction

Hi, my name is Matt Kushi and welcome to my Athletic Coaching Lesson Blog. I am using this blog as part of my website to talk to those who are interested in athletic coaching lessons and life lessons that you … Continue reading

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