WHEN YOU’RE IN THE ZONE, YOU SHUT OUT EVERYTHING ELSE, AND CONTROL THE UNCONTROLLABLE. An excerpt from RELENTLESS: From Good to Great to Unstoppable, by Tim S. Grover Quiet, dark, alone. Always alone, even in a crowd, even when you’re surrounded by an entire arena of fans screaming your name. Alone in your head, alone […]

Is LeBron a Cleaner?

If you’ve read RELENTLESS, and you’re familiar with the characteristics for Coolers, Closers, and Cleaners, you won’t be surprised that I’m constantly asked which players fit which category.  Among NBA players, I get more questions about LeBron  James than about any other player, probably since I wrote in the original hardcover book (in 2013) that […]

BLOG: Drinking is easy. Winning is not.

I’m often asked if I “allow” my players to drink alcohol. I’ll be honest: They don’t need my permission. They’re pro athletes who have to make their own decisions about how to protect their bodies and careers. These are grown adults, and like many adults, they like to relax once in a while; they’re no […]

Why So Many Injuries in the NBA? Be Surprised There Aren’t More

By Tm S. Grover This column appeared first on Jabari Parker—selected #2 by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2014 NBA draft–made headlines this week for two reasons, neither of them good: 1) He suffered a season-ending knee injury, and 2) he became the seventh of the top eleven draft picks to be seriously injured. […]

John Terry learns how to be unstoppable while on holiday

He may have just won the Premier League title with Chelsea for the fourth time but John Terry is looking at improving his performance by reading ‘Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable’ while on holiday. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Training hard isn’t enough

Training hard isn’t enough—training smart makes all the difference Read the full article on Sport’s Illustrated here:

Don’t Settle for Legendary

Tim Grover Speaking Appearance Investors Group Financial Services, Toronto Thanks to CreativeRebellion for production.

Talent Doesn’t Make You Great: New Sports Illustrated Column

This one is for all the guys who firmly believe that their entire lives would have been completely different—wealthier, happier, sexier—if only they had been given the rare and awesome ability to jump. Let me make you feel better: I don’t test my players’ vertical jump.  I’ll test it if someone asks me to, if […]

Sports Illustrated column: There is no offseason

As the NFL season opens, you can go through every roster and point to the “You Gotta Be Kidding Me” injuries: Hamstring issues, quad strains, calf strains, groin pulls…you gotta be kidding me.  The NFL season ended  last January, you had five months before training camp in July. What were you doing? If you trained […]