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Mental
Performance

Athletic success depends on more than your physical well-being. Sharpen your mental performance with sport-specific approaches from the experts at Sanford Sports.

Train Your Brain

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Training for Athletes, Coaches and Leaders

Athletes, coaches and corporate leaders at every level can benefit from developing and maintaining a strong mental approach to their sport or profession. All training programs from Sanford Sports offer mental performance support to keep athletes and leaders at the top of their game. 

Our training services include drills and exercise that help you:

  • Boost confidence and build resilience
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Manage anxiety and in-game stressors
  • Learn new coping mechanisms
  • Overcome mental barriers

Learn about our in-person or virtual mental performance specialty services.

Individual Training

Work one-on-one with our coaches and trainers to reach new levels of performance. We’ll develop a mental performance training program that is designed to help you overcome your unique mental barriers and reach your full athletic potential. Training is open to athletes of all ages.

Small Groups and Teams

Training with a small group or your team offers motivation, accountability and camaraderie. Our sports performance team will create a program that challenges and drives your group to overcome obstacles and improve mental performance. We’ll empower your group with tailored coaching that raises every member to new athletic heights.

Set up individual or group mental performance trainings by contacting our performance team.

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When it comes to recovery after a sports-related injury, our sports performance psychology specialists can help you identify mental obstacles and create a plan tailored to your condition.

Contact our performance team to set up mental performance trainings.

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Our sports performance team provides coach-specific training that enhances your leadership and teaching abilities. We focus both on how you prepare your players and yourself as well as how you handle in-game situations.

Set up coach-specific mental performance trainings by contacting our performance team.

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How you choose to handle pressure and how your responses to stress are developed determines your performance as a leader. Our mental performance team will teach you skills that build confidence, reduce anxiety and help you perform under pressure.

Contact our performance team to schedule leadership-specific mental performance trainings.

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Upcoming Programs

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Sioux Falls, SD Softball Academy Tryouts 07/29/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD 2024-25 Baseball Academy Tryouts 07/29/2024

July 29 - August 1, 2024

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Sioux Falls, SD Find Your Perfect Post-Run Recovery Strategy 07/30/2024

July 30, 2024 at 6 p.m.

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Sioux Falls, SD Basketball Youth Camps 08/06/2024
Dates and times vary based on the camp.
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Sioux Falls, SD Summer's End Baseball Fundamental Camp 08/07/2024

Athletes will have pitching, hitting and fielding instruction from the area's top college athletes.

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Sioux Falls, SD Summer Clinics 08/13/2024

Clinics through August 13

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Sioux Falls, SD Fueling for Your Race Day 08/13/2024

August 13, 2024 at 6 p.m.

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Sioux Falls, SD Summer Camps 08/14/2024

Camps through August 14

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Fargo, ND 2025 Girls Basketball Tryouts 08/18/2024

11u-17u AAU Tryouts

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Sioux Falls, SD Volleyball Fall League 08/18/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Sioux Falls Marathon Recovery Night 08/22/2024

August 22, 2024 at 6 p.m.

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Bismarck, ND Chad Greenway Youth Football Camp 08/25/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Sioux Falls Marathon Recovery Night 08/26/2024

August 26, 2024 at 6 p.m.

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Sioux Falls, SD Golf Academy 2024 Fall Registration 09/02/2024

A three-month program designed for all skill levels ages 5-18 years old.

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Sioux Falls, SD Fall Pitching Machine League 09/02/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD SSP Runners Program 09/03/2024
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Fargo, ND High School Performance Training Camp 09/03/2024

September 3 - October 24, 2024

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Fargo, ND High School Performance and Skills Camp 09/03/2024
September 3 - October 24, 2024
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Fargo, ND Middle School Performance and Skills Camp 09/03/2024
September 3 - October 24, 2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Fall Baseball League 09/03/2024

September 3 - October 6, 2024

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Fargo, ND Middle School Performance Training Camps 09/03/2024

Days: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

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Sioux Falls, SD Fall Tee Ball League 09/03/2024
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Fargo, ND Pre-Performance Training Camp 09/03/2024

These camps are designed for athletes in grades 3-5.

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Fargo, ND Pre-Performance Training Camp 09/04/2024

These camps are designed for athletes in grades 3-5.

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Sioux Falls, SD High School Group Training 09/04/2024

These sessions will mainly focus on skill work such as dribbling, passing, finishing, shooting off the catch/move, footwork and 1-on-1 scoring moves.

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Sioux Falls, SD SSP Runners Program 09/05/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Youth Fall Softball League 09/05/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Basketball Advanced Group Training 09/08/2024

These sessions will mainly focus on skill work such as dribbling, passing, finishing, shooting off the catch/move, footwork and 1-on-1 scoring moves.

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Grand Forks, ND High School Performance Training Camp 09/10/2024

September 10 - November 21, 2024
Monday - Thursday

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Grand Forks, ND High School Performance Training Camp 09/10/2024

September 10 - November 21, 2024
Monday - Thursday

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Sioux Falls, SD Basketball Performance Skills Training Camp 09/10/2024

The program will focus on nurturing your basketball skills and cultivating strength and power development.

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Sioux Falls, SD Basketball Fastbreak Academy 09/10/2024

This academy with introduce players to multiple basketball concepts.

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Sioux Falls, SD Jr. Hoopers Academy 09/10/2024

We help instill a passion for the game along with teaching fundamentals thru drills and fun games.

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Sioux Falls, SD 3-on-3 Academy 09/10/2024

3-on-3 is one of the best ways to help give players more situational playing experience.

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Grand Forks, ND Middle School Performance Training Camp 09/11/2024

September 11 - November 21, 2024
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

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Grand Forks, ND Youth Conditioning 09/13/2024

September 13 - November 19, 2024
Tuesday and Thursday

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Sioux Falls, SD Middle School Fall Performance Program 09/24/2024

September 24 - November 21, 2024
Days: Tuesday and Thursday

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Sioux Falls, SD Basketball Shooting Clinic 10/14/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Softball Fall Youth Academy 10/14/2024

Youth skills academy is for 1st-6th graders! Each session will work on the skills of throwing, fielding, hitting, catching, and game play!

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Sioux Falls, SD Slapping and Baserunning Clinic 10/19/2024

This camp will go over the basic mechanics and skills of slapping

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Fargo, ND 2025 Boys Basketball Tryouts 10/26/2024

11u-14u AAU Tryouts

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Sioux Falls, SD SSP Runners Program 10/29/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD Veteran's Day Clinic 11/11/2024
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Sioux Falls, SD High School Basketball Training Camp 11/17/2024

Led by our Sanford Sports Basketball Academy staff, workouts will take place for three consecutive days.

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Sioux Falls, SD Turkey Blast Hitting Camp 11/29/2024

Hitting camp will consist of breaking down the hitting swing and working on basic skills and proper mechanics.

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Why Choose Sanford Sports

Whatever you need as an athlete, you can find it here. You'll work with a whole team of experts – all using the latest technology and techniques and backed by a major health system. Get the sport-specific training you need to dominate in competition.

Our programs go beyond athletic skills. We teach valuable lessons related to teamwork, community and leadership that endure in and out of play. Pursue excellence in the game and beyond with Sanford Sports.

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Enhance your speed, power and recovery with expert guidance. Find a local sports performance program designed to enhance your overall athletic performance.

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