You are not your Stat Sheet

In today’s interview, Becky & Patricia talk to Sara Wolf, a former basketball player from George Washington University.  Sara is now working for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Anne Arundel, Maryland.  Sara talks about how she used to find her identity and significance in her performance on the basketball court and how unhealthy thatContinue reading “You are not your Stat Sheet”

Why the Enneagram?

The Enneagram is a personality test that goes deeper than the surface. It helps us to understand ourselves and other people and love them better. The test itself only takes about 10 minutes to take and you can take that here. Once you have taken the test and seen your potential results, go to TheContinue reading “Why the Enneagram?”

Perseverance

Becky and Patricia are excited to welcome Anna Montes, one of their college teammates to join them. Anna talks about the importance of perseverance and defines perseverance as “living in the hard.”  Anna talks about some personal struggles in which she needed to persevere and how she learned that through conditioning in soccer. She encouragesContinue reading “Perseverance”

No Excuses

We all have excuses.  We all have that inner voice that we allow to discourage us. What do we do about it?  How do we combat excuses and move forward in freedom to accomplish our goals? Becky & Patricia talk about the importance of knowing your why, because when you know your why you willContinue reading “No Excuses”

Watch Film

Watching film as an athlete is both the best and worst experience you’ll have.  On the one hand, it is hard to watch your mistakes, but on the other hand, you get to see where you can improve.  You can’t hide on film.  Video doesn’t lie.   Watching film in real life gives us theContinue reading “Watch Film”

Measuring Perfection

Barb Cordova has been a gymnastics coach for over 20 years.  Before coaching, she was a gymnast herself.  Measuring perfection comes naturally.  Barb shares about her relationship with perfection as an athlete and now an adult and how she keeps perspective and helps her athletes keep perspective as well.  She also shares about the lossContinue reading “Measuring Perfection”

What’s Up with the Enneagram?

A few years ago, a friend of mine sent me what I thought was another personality test. On the surface that appeared to be accurate. The test took about 5 minutes and asked me a series of questions about how I felt about certain things, what I would do in certain situations, etc. Then youContinue reading “What’s Up with the Enneagram?”

Working within a Group

Learning to work well within a group is an important skill that can be easily translated from being on a sports team.  Becky & Patricia identify 3 very important aspects for us to focus on: 1) Lead self: Understand yourself and your personality.  Understand your values and beliefs.  Know your gifts and talents and yourContinue reading “Working within a Group”

Unity

Unity requires harmony, where everyone is playing a different part moving toward a common goal.  Today we spoke to Sarah Chamberlain about what unity has looked like in her life, ways to acheive it and what is required of us in that process. We talked about how Unity requires empathy, prayer and communication and itContinue reading “Unity”

GRIT

Everybody wants to have GRIT, but very few can actually define what it is and how to have it.  In today’s episode, we tackle that very subject. Laura Matera is the Director of Surf and Skate for Fellowship of Christian Athletes and she shares her background and why GRIT has been so crucial in herContinue reading “GRIT”