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Monday Motivation: Relax and Enjoy a Team Friendsgiving
Give Thanks!
Monday Motivation: Relax and Enjoy a Team Friendsgiving

By Sydney DeNardo|November 21, 2022

Usually, Motivation Monday is all about rising up to be the best you can be. But even hard-working athletes need breaks to rest, recover, and give thanks. That’s why a...

Motivation Monday: Leadership Matters
Lead the Pack!
Motivation Monday: Leadership Matters

By 2aDays Staff|November 14, 2022

Having a leader in any group is vital, but it’s especially important on a sports team. The team needs someone to look to in times of adversity and struggle, and...

Monday Motivation: Confidence is a Mindset
Believe in Yourself!
Monday Motivation: Confidence is a Mindset

By 2aDays Staff|November 7, 2022

Take it from someone who gets performance anxiety: the mind is a powerful thing. Your mentality can lead you to think both positive and negative thoughts about yourself. So the...

Monday Motivation: Never Give Up!
Keep Going!
Monday Motivation: Never Give Up!

By Dylan Tehada|October 31, 2022

“The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win.” -Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant is a prime example of hard work and perseverance which he made manifest...

Monday Motivation: Winner’s Mentality
In it to Win it!
Monday Motivation: Winner’s Mentality

By Dylan Tehada|October 24, 2022

“I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.”...

Motivation Monday: “Mean No Offense, Take No Offense.”
Start Your Week Strong!
Motivation Monday: “Mean No Offense, Take No Offense.”

By Christie Ackendorf|October 17, 2022

“Mean no offense, take no offense.” This is a mantra that my team says before every practice and every game that we play. It means that when you give teammate...

Monday Motivation: Mutual Respect Brings Success
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Monday Motivation: Mutual Respect Brings Success

By Brayden Koch|October 10, 2022

Pictured above is Spurs legend, Tim Duncan with his long-time coach, Gregg Popovich. Together they won 5 championships, and during Duncan’s career, he was named MVP twice, Final’s MVP 3...

Monday Motivation: Huddle Up!
Be a Good Sport!
Monday Motivation: Huddle Up!

By Carlos Carrera|October 3, 2022

There is nothing I missed more during the COVID era than a proper team huddle–when we were all close to one another without being afraid, sharing that same desire to...

Monday Motivation: The Difference Between Resting and Quitting
Don't Stop!
Monday Motivation: The Difference Between Resting and Quitting

By Brendan Duffy|September 26, 2022

“If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.” This quote highlights the fact that resting is an important life skill everyone needs to learn (especially athletes!). If you start...

Monday Motivation: Be the Hardest Worker!
Outwork the Competition!
Monday Motivation: Be the Hardest Worker!

By Brendan Duffy|September 19, 2022

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” –Derek Jeter This may be the truest quote...

Motivation Monday: Run Through the Line
Give Your All!
Motivation Monday: Run Through the Line

By Chloe Singer|September 12, 2022

Monday marks the start line of the week and plenty of us are already thinking ahead to our Friday night finish line. But daydreaming about what’s to come can rob...

Monday Motivation: Push Through
Keep Going!
Monday Motivation: Push Through

By Brendan Duffy|September 5, 2022

“No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it.” -Ray Lewis This quote really stood out to me and made an impact on my life...

Monday Motivation: Full-Time Student
Keep Your Brain in Shape!
Monday Motivation: Full-Time Student

By 2aDays Staff|August 29, 2022

It can be hard for college athletes to remember sometimes, but they should always put their academics first. I like to think of it this way: You are a part-time...

Monday Motivation: Welcome Your Rookie Teammates!
Be a Good Sport!
Monday Motivation: Welcome Your Rookie Teammates!

By Brendan Duffy|August 22, 2022

Being a freshman on a new college team can be  very nerve-racking. Rookie college athletes may ask themselves questions like “Will I fit in with the team?” or “What if...

Monday Motivation: Give it Your All
All or Nothing!
Monday Motivation: Give it Your All

By 2aDays Staff|August 15, 2022

Hard times make tough people…but what happens when the hard times won’t let up?  This was my experience not too long alone. During one of my high school club volleyball...

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