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Coach Mahr's Blog started May 2017 out of the desire to continue to share latest content that was being developed in his role as character coach. A simple expression will catch Coach’s ear and upon reflection and discernment the Holy Spirit gains a greater foothold in his consciousness and guides his words to create a woven thread.

A new blog is typically posted every 10 days.

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Unbalanced

September 18, 2022

For those of you who have been wondering if you missed a Coach Mahr blog post over the summer, rest assured you did not. My life has been overly hectic. I have always lived a …

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Someone is Waiting

June 9, 2022

“Some will, some won’t; so what – someone is waiting” is from Jack Canfield and his, “The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.” Jack also refers …

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The Mental Health of the Game

May 25, 2022

This is the third blog in a series about youth sports. The prior two discussed the win at all cost mentality and the lost focus on the priority of youth sports. This one addresses a more serious …

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Mutual Quest for Excellence

May 12, 2022

Athletics and athletes were created in Greece. The purpose was to train citizens to strive for excellence, not merely victory. Excellence in every area. They were citizen-athletes. Athletics was a value driven process that led …

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1.5% or 100%

May 1, 2022

If given the choice, would we want to influence 1.5% of a group, or 100%? The answer appears obvious, yet in many situations our society chooses the 1.5%. Years ago, I read a study that …

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death is not the end

Part of the Journey is the End

March 28, 2022

There will come a time when we arrive at the Station and disembark. Our train will, at last, pull in with bells ringing, flags waving, and bands playing. There will have been one last smile, …

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Hierarchical and Collegial

March 16, 2022

I am in the midst of a 15-week course studying the theology and teaching of the Second Vatican Council held from 1962 to 1965. We started the course by looking at the state of the …

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Be A, Not A (Part 3)

March 6, 2022

When I was developing content for my role as a High School Football Coach and Character Coach, I built about 50 separate lessons around the “Be A, Not A” concept. It very well could be …

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Grace over Guilt

February 23, 2022

I was on a Zoom call for work and one of the participants had a coffee mug with the phrase, “Grace over Guilt.”  She said it was her Pilates motto because as a daily self-practice, …

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Unbalanced

For those of you who have been wondering if you missed a Coach Mahr blog post over the summer, rest …

Unbalanced Read More »

Someone is Waiting

“Some will, some won’t; so what – someone is waiting” is from Jack Canfield and his, “The Success Principles: How …

Someone is Waiting Read More »

The Mental Health of the Game

This is the third blog in a series about youth sports. The prior two discussed the win at all cost …

The Mental Health of the Game Read More »

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