Icebox Athlete President, Dr. Spencer Wood rehired by MLB team for 2nd season
Icebox Athlete President, Dr. Spencer Wood rehired by MLB team for 2nd season The Detroit Tigers have extended their ‘Mental Skills Coach’ relationship with Icebox founder Dr. Spencer Wood to provide mental skills and toughness training services throughout the Detroit Tigers organization, with primary responsibility for the Major League Players. The training responsibilities will include › Read more
University of Florida turn to Icebox Athlete to help improve free-throw shooting
University of Florida turn to Icebox Athlete to help improve free-throw shooting! The following excerpt was written by Kevin Brockway, staff writer, Gatorsports.com and ESPN.com GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Renowned sports psychologist Spencer Wood isn’t ready to take credit for Florida’s early improvement at the free-throw line. “It’s a small sample size,” Wood said. “It will be › Read more
Icebox partners with USA Basketball
Icebox Athlete is honored to announce an on-going partnership with USA Basketball to provide cutting-edge mental skills and toughness training tips and insights for the broad population of coaches and athletes that USA...Click Here Read More! › Read more
Icebox Athlete works with University of Florida Softball to win back-to-back National Championships!
The entire team at Icebox Athlete join our founder Spencer Wood in congratulating the University of Florida Athletic Department and the entire Florida Gator’s Softball Program in winning their second national championship!...Click Here Read More! › Read more
Icebox Athlete President Spencer Wood (PhD – Psychology) awarded “Doctor of Humane Letters” from Bluefield College
With as much traveling and speaking as Icebox Athlete founder Spencer Wood gets to complete in a given year, it is understandably rare that he is ever at a loss for words. Such was the occasion on Saturday May 9th,...Click Here Read More! › Read more
Icebox Athlete Spencer Wood presents at the 2011 Men’s Final Four in Houston, TX.
Wood was asked to present twice and covered topics that spanned defining mental toughness, keys to performance consistency, pressure performance, and creating a mental skills and toughness training...Click Here Read More! › Read more
Icebox helps Olympic Program prepare for the 2012 Olympic Games
Said Spencer Wood: "The beauty and warmth of the people, climate and geography will stay with me for quite some time....Trinidad and Tobago also have a proud and noteworthy Olympic history and the number of world class athletes that are nurtured here is extraordinary relative to their general population....I am honored that Icebox has been invited to enhance this development."...Click Here Read More! › Read more
University of Florida partners with Icebox Athlete to offer Icebox Mental Toughness Training workshops to all 19 campus sports!
Icebox is proud to announce that the University of Florida, one of the nation's most successful athletic programs, has engaged Dr. Spencer Wood, President of Icebox Athlete and one of the country's foremost experts on mental toughness, performance consistency and clutch performance, to travel to the University of Florida for a number of days each month to work with teams from a variety of sports...Click Here Read More! › Read more
STAPLETON: VCU good at playing mind games
Virginia Commonwealth head coach Shaka Smart says some of the credit for his team's success in the NCAA tournament should go to a mental toughness coach. As one of the nation's preeminent mental toughness coaches, the 39-year-old from England has played a significant role in building the Big Dance's biggest bracket buster...Click Here Read More! › Read more
Icebox ‘hits the target’ for USA Shooting at the United States Olympic Training Center
Icebox Athlete President Spencer Wood was recently asked to deliver the Icebox Mental Skills and Toughness Training Workshop for the USA Shooting conference at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Following the workshop, Bill Roy, Director of Operations for Team USA Shooting wrote: "Thanks for your extraordinary visit to Colorado Springs and for a terrific presentation...Click Here Read More! › Read more
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Icebox Athlete President, Dr. Spencer Wood rehired by MLB team for 2nd season
Icebox Athlete President, Dr. Spencer Wood rehired by MLB team for 2nd season The Detroit Tigers have extended their ‘Mental Skills Coach’ relationship with Icebox founder Dr. Spencer Wood to provide mental skills and toughness training services throughout the Detroit Tigers organization, with primary responsibility for the Major League Players. The training responsibilities will include
University of Florida turn to Icebox Athlete to help improve free-throw shooting
University of Florida turn to Icebox Athlete to help improve free-throw shooting! The following excerpt was written by Kevin Brockway, staff writer, Gatorsports.com and ESPN.com GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Renowned sports psychologist Spencer Wood isn’t ready to take credit for Florida’s early improvement at the free-throw line. “It’s a small sample size,” Wood said. “It will be
This is the most important training tool to come along in quite some time. Icebox eliminates pressure in the mind of the athlete..it is worth its’ weight in gold. Clay Shiver 5 Yr NFL Pro Center – Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers
Icebox partners with USA Basketball
Icebox Athlete is honored to announce an on-going partnership with USA Basketball to provide cutting-edge mental skills and toughness training tips and insights for the broad population of coaches and athletes that USA...Click Here Read More!
If you asked almost any middle school, high school, collegiate and professional coach to name the one skill or character trait that is THE MOST important to the future success of an athlete, and most benefits the team that the athlete is on, many coaches (if not most) will tell you “the most valuable attribute a player can have is Mental Toughness.”...
In part 1 of Mental Toughness for Youth Sports we discussed when working with youth players, it is much easier and much more effective to define mental toughness in relation to key on-court/on-field and off-court/off-field BEHAVIORS. Key mental toughness behaviors are very easy to understand, simple to create a plan for, and simple to execute. In addition, behaviors can often be scored, which means that improvements can be measured and monitored...