ESPN is one of the most recognizable names in sports when it comes to ranking teams and athletes. Their rankings are based on the Outer Game of teams and athletes, but the Inner Game™ ranking is just as important.
Your Outer Game ranking is what you do with athletic skills, but your Inner Game™ ranking is what you do to make smart decisions to crush average at the next level. It is the key to being an impact player between and outside the lines.
The purpose of NIL Badges is to show coaches at the next level that you have put in the work to transform your Inner Game™ into a strategy for being an impact player.
Earning NIL badges take into consideration that an education without transformation does nothing to help you crush average.
The first step to ranking your Inner Game™ is to develop a working knowledge of the Inner Game™.
This module is designed to:
Your future as a student athlete is heavily dependent on how well you remain on the Purpose Development Bridge™. Many student athletes confine competitive strength to athletic skills, but the Purpose Development Bridge™ will help you discover competitive strength beyond athletic skills.
The competitive strength from the bridge will also help you sustain your competitiveness in your career pursuits by providing:
Your biggest asset is not your athletic skills but your ability to transform from an ordinary student athlete to an extraordinary student athlete.
This module explores:
The first three modules prepared you to build a greater respect for your Inner Game™ so you can go face-to-face with Deception-con. However, your Inner Game™ story is not complete without creating an awareness for the Inner Game™ Red Zone.
Module Four will help you complete your Inner Game™ worksheet mentioned in Part 1 of the Characterizing your Inner Game™ lesson and identify the deceptions and cons for each smart badge.