Cross Training Athletics

Training the Heart of a Champion From the Inside Out

PS1 - Character

Coin represents someone who...

• Is interested in substance
• Holds up under pressure
• Possess lasting value

 

Candy Bar represents someone who...

• Is interested in image
• Melts under pressure
• Possess no lasting value


PS 2 - Complete Player

Lacrosse Ball represents someone who...

• Is solid both inside and outside
• Has the ability to consistently bounce back during adversity
• Thrives under pressure (the harder you throw it down, the higher it soars)

 

Half Tennis Ball represents someone who...

• Is incomplete, they lack important character qualities
• Very inconsistent under pressure (ricochets all over the place)
• Avoids pressure situation


1 - Respect

Hammer pounding a nail represents someone who...

• Uses their words to put others down
• Honors themselves above others
• Reckless and damaging to others

 

Hammer removing a nail represents someone who...

• Uses their words to encourage and bring healing to others
• Honors others above themselves
• Brings honor to others

 

2 - Opportunity

Open Window represents someone who...

• Looks at situations as opportunities to grow and expand
• Sees the possibility in things
• Is ready to seize all opportunities

 

Mirror represents someone who...
• Looks at situations as obstacles to avoid
• Sees things as impossible
• Has already given up

 


3 - Communication

Balloon pump represents someone who...

• Uses words that are gentle and kind
• Looks for opportunities to breathe life
• Expands and elevates teammates to new levels

Tooth pick represents someone who...

• Uses words that are harsh and damaging
• Looks for opportunities to bring others down
• Deflates and pigeon holes teammates

 


4 - Knowledge

Playbook represents someone who...

• Is a constant leader
• Studies and understands the situation
• Is in a position to perform

 

Coin flip represents someone who...

• Doesn’t take time to learn
• Does not understand the situation and guesses
• Is not in any position to perform

 


5 - Self-Discipline

Powerade represents someone who...

• Not shaken by pressure
• Has power under control
• Is balanced and performs consistently
 

Soda represents someone who...

• Is volatile under pressure
• Explodes all over themselves and their team
• Inconsistent and unpredictable


6 - Overcome

Hurdles represents someone who...

• Pushes through fear and doubt
• Willing to take the risks
• Constantly getting better and improving

 

Baseball Base represents someone who...

• Caves to their fears and doubts
• Always playing it safe
• Regressing and getting worse

 


7 - Love

Bullet represents someone who...

• Willing to take a bullet for a teammate
• Holds nothing back and sacrifices all
• Loves and gives to the team

 

Ping Pong Ball represents someone who...

• Only willing to take a ping pong ball for a teammate
• Holds back and is unwilling to sacrifice
• Loves him/herself and takes from the team

 


8 - Integrity

Clear banks represents someone who...

• Is honest and transparent themselves and their abilities
• Is truthful
• Does what’s right

Solid Bank represents someone who...

• Hides and conceals their true self
• Is dishonest
• Does whatever is easy or beneficial to themselves


9 - Determination

Pixel Axe represents someone who...

• Is willing to work and digs deep
• Pushes through the discomfort
• Keeps digging until s/he reaches their goal

 

Sand Shovel represents someone who...

• Is unwilling to work and digs shallow
• Is interested in comfort and play
• Is superficial and never achieves any goals of worth


OT1 - Excellence

Diamond represents someone who...

• Endures tremendous heat and pressure for long periods of time
• Is rare and hard to find
• Possess great worth

Coal represents someone who...

• Crumbles or burns under heat and pressure
• Is common and easy to find
• Never develops their true worth


OT2 - Final Four

Inflated Ball represents someone who...

• Complete inside and out
• Is ready to perform at the highest level
• Finishes strong

 

Deflated Ball represents someone who...

• Lacks the inside stuff (heart)
• Is unable to perform
• Usually does not finish

 


OT3- Rock Solid

Rock represents someone who...

• Is not moved by the pressure of the world
• With solid foundation to build upon
• Will outlast the competition

 

Sand represents someone who...

• Easily swayed by the pressure of the world
• With weak foundation to build upon
• Will not last very long