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Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson: The Power of Positivity

Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson: The Power of Positivity

Anyone who’s met Carrie Tollefson, seen her covering running events on national broadcasts, or listened to her podcast C Tolle Run would likely describe her as a positive person. She’s known for both her Minnesota kindness and her optimistic tagline, “Get after it.”...

Carrie and Cindy Explain How to Rebound

Carrie and Cindy Explain How to Rebound

Injuries affect essentially every athlete. The experience is as much mental as physical. But typically, the support athletes receive during this time has focused mostly on healing joints, bones, and tendons—not thoughts, emotions, and experiences. As a mental skills...

Olympic Gold Medalist and Hockey Forward Meghan Duggan

Olympic Gold Medalist and Hockey Forward Meghan Duggan

At the end of 2011, Meghan Duggan started a life changing journey. She had a 14-month recovery from a concussion that had her questioning whether or not she would be able to return to her sport. Not only did she return, but she lead the USA Women's Hockey team to a...

Taking Stress Head On

Taking Stress Head On

On some level, we all know what stress feels like—a sense of panic, a pounding heart and quicker breath, a notion that we’re overwhelmed and just can’t handle it all. In fact, we "get stressed" so much it seems like we could even call it a worldwide pastime. But...

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and Freestyle Skier David Wise

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and Freestyle Skier David Wise

When you’re on top of the world after a major victory—say, an Olympic gold medal (or two)—it’s relatively easy to think positively. But David Wise has had his fair share of challenges surrounding his greatest achievements. Through his work on mental skills, though,...

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Even the strongest, most resilient athletes might explode in anger or sink into despair in the face of unanticipated setbacks. You can’t always control that reflexive reaction. But it is often possible to pause, take a beat, and change your response—the thoughts you...

Injuries affect every athlete, from the elite Olympian to the weekend racer. In the moment, a traumatic crash, a torn muscle, or a stress fracture can feel like the most devastating event possible. While some athletes are destroyed by the experience, others emerge from their recovery better, stronger, and more confident than ever.

Weaving together personal narratives from athletes, scientific research, and the specialized clinical expertise of mental skills coach Carrie Jackson Cheadle, Rebound contains more than 45 Mental Skills and Drills athletes can use at every phase of their recovery process. 

Injury and other setbacks are inevitable–but with training, you can learn to overcome them skillfully and confidently, the same way point guards and forwards practice rebounds.

Available in Paperback or Kindle Version.

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In the News

10.23.18 Episode 31: Carrie Cheadle on Regaining Confidence and Building Resilience Through Injury Recovery, podcast interview on Parenting Peak Performers Podcast

4.11.18 The mental and emotional rollercoaster of dealing with injury with Carrie Cheadle, podcast interview on That Triathlon Show

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