Got Grit? A Farewell to the Frag Dolls

  Do you have what it takes to be the best?  Are you prepared to work hard and stay focused, even through the inevitable setbacks on your journey to the top?  Can you dedicate yourself year after year to becoming the champion you know you can be? Let me put it to you this way… […]

Taking off the Rage Glasses: How to Stop Anger from Losing you Games

In my last article, I introduced the concept of two mindsets. A growth mindset allows a person to steadily increase their skill. To review, some of the hallmarks of the growth mindset are accepting criticism, seeing obstacles as challenges instead of threats, and embracing that the success of others is not a threat to ones’ […]

Learn to Press Play: How to Worry Less and Grow More!

You are staring at the post-game lobby. Your team’s Caitlyn fed the enemy Katarina 6 kills. Katarina spiraled out of control and dominated your entire team. Sitting there, demoralized, you wonder what the point of playing solo queue is. Will it ever get better? Why bother playing? How you reflect on our wins and losses dramatically […]

Building and Coaching a Rank 1 Challenger Team

I’m joined by Angel Vigil, the team manager at Enemy Esports as he talks about building the squad up from nothing. He delves into their head coach, Brad, and what he does different that sets him apart, what esport coaches should do different than traditional sport coaches, why parents should read their kid’s contracts, and the […]

Fast Food Gaming: Why our culture makes you worse at esports (HINT It’s not about eating while you play)

You’re starving. Thinking of food when you’ve had none for hours can create that feeling. Finally, you arrive at a place with food options. One is a restaurant where you could wait an hour before being seated, and the other? Fast food. You hunger pangs scream loudly for the quickest route to fill your stomach […]

The best tool to transfer your coaching experience to esport

Last week I was contacted by an ex-martial-arts coach who wanted to know if his experience transferred into League of Legends coaching. Now first off, before I answer, let me clarify that essentially what I am trying to do at MindGames.GG is to make everybody into a coach. “But I don’t want to be a […]