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Team atmosphere – Competition versus Mastery

TEAM ATMOSPHERE ARTICLE SERIES
Team unity - When player's don't click
Team motivation - Competition versus Mastery
Team leadership - Communication and relationships (forthcoming)
Team infrastructure - Support for athlete development (forthcoming)

I see a lot of misconceptions about talent in eSport. Recently coaches and analysts have been trading athletes away who have reached their “talent cap.” You talk about how older athletes lose out in skill matches to younger ones. During the League of Legends offseason prior to the 2015 season, many managers are nervously assessing promising, raw players and trying to determine what characteristics to look for when signing a new athlete to their roster. Continue reading Team atmosphere – Competition versus Mastery

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How badly do you want it?

I have to admit, sometimes I spend hours watching emotional sports videos on youtube.  There’s just something about people pursuing and achieving their dreams that is addictive to my emotions.  Today I saw a video with a soundtrack from Eric Thomas laid over Giavanni Ruffin’s highlights from his practice.  The strongest message from the video is about motivation, and so that’s what I wanted to talk about today.

What is motivation?

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