Our Courses

TUF is a WIN/WIN for coaches and student-athletes.

Benefits For Coaches

Builds team unity
Promotes academic performance
Increases eligibility
Teaches life skills
Provides insight into players’ progress through data selection

Benefits for Student-Athletes

Improves behavior on and off the field
Creates better decision making skills
Boosts time management
Improves respect for authority
Increases self-awareness and confidence

TUF #1 Building Your Brand
BUILDING YOUR BRAND

Students self-reflect by seeing themselves as a “brand” and are taught solid foundational qualities.

  • Students build self-esteem, while learning how to be intentional about the way they present themselves.
  • Students understand that they have complete control over their thoughts and actions.
  • Students recognize they can always rebrand themselves to be better.

What does your brand say about you to others?

How can you change your thinking to be more positive?

How do you empower yourself through self-control?

Does your work ethic tell people they can count on you?

What do you value the most in your life?

Where do you need to rebrand and improve to be your best self?

“Remember … it isn’t what people say about you, it’s what they whisper.”

– Errol Flynn

TUF #2 Flexing Mental Muscles
Flexing Mental Muscles

Students gain invaluable skills for a lifetime of learning.

  • Student empower themselves with personalized strategies for studying and investigate potential career paths
  • Students create SMART goals and a their own time management system
  • Students harness the power of social media to gain knowledge and practice positive citizenship

How can you make learning fun and harness the power of curiosity?

What are you passionate about and how can it tie into your potential career paths?

How do you learn best to make knowledge stick?

What are you goals and what are you willing to do to achieve them?

How do you manage your time between sports, academics and your social life?

What’s the best way to build a social media network & brand yourself through thoughtful posting?

“Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving towards your goals.”

– LL Cool J

TUF #3 Gamechangers
GAMECHANGERS

Students investigate the best ways to handle difficult situations in order to come out on top.

  • Students learn that controlling their emotions when they are triggered by anger, distractions and disappointment, creates more options
  • Students understand the vital importance of sportsmanship and teamwork.
  • Students create an understanding of privilege vs entitlement

How can you be more mindful when faced with an obstacle?

What are your warning signs for negative emotions like anger and depression?

How can you turn disappointments into a gold mine of opportunities?

What are you biggest distractions to success and how can you beat them?

How does good sportsmanship increase your value to your team and yourself?

How can you change feelings of entitlement into privileges you deserve?

“Your team doesn’t care if you’re a superstar. They care if you’re a super teammate.”

– Jon Gordon

TUF #1 Building Your Brand

BUILDING YOUR BRAND

Students self-reflect by seeing themselves as a “brand” and are taught solid foundational qualities.

  • Students build self-esteem, while learning how to be intentional about the way they present themselves.
  • Students understand that they have complete control over their thoughts and actions.
  • Students recognize they can always rebrand themselves to be better.

What does your brand say about you to others?

How can you change your thinking to be more positive?

How do you empower yourself through self-control?

Does your work ethic tell people they can count on you?

What do you value the most in your life?

Where do you need to rebrand and improve to be your best self?

“Remember … it isn’t what people say about you, it’s what they whisper.”

– Errol Flynn

TUF #2 Flexing Mental Muscles

Flexing Mental Muscles

Students gain invaluable skills for a lifetime of learning.

  • Student empower themselves with personalized strategies for studying and investigate potential career paths
  • Students create SMART goals and a their own time management system
  • Students harness the power of social media to gain knowledge and practice positive citizenship

How can you make learning fun and harness the power of curiosity?

What are you passionate about and how can it tie into your potential career paths?

How do you learn best to make knowledge stick?

What are you goals and what are you willing to do to achieve them?

How do you manage your time between sports, academics and your social life?

What’s the best way to build a social media network & brand yourself through thoughtful posting?

“Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving towards your goals.”

– LL Cool J

TUF #3 Gamechangers

GAMECHANGERS

Students investigate the best ways to handle difficult situations in order to come out on top.

  • Students learn that controlling their emotions when they are triggered by anger, distractions and disappointment, creates more options
  • Students understand the vital importance of sportsmanship and teamwork.
  • Students create an understanding of privilege vs entitlement

How can you be more mindful when faced with an obstacle?

What are your warning signs for negative emotions like anger and depression?

How can you turn disappointments into a gold mine of opportunities?

What are you biggest distractions to success and how can you beat them?

How does good sportsmanship increase your value to your team and yourself?

How can you change feelings of entitlement into privileges you deserve?

“Your team doesn’t care if you’re a superstar. They care if you’re a super teammate.”

– Jon Gordon

TUF Academic Planners

Get Organized. Stay Organized.

The TUF planner System is for YOU!

Compact, sturdy, efficient

Size 6x9 inches

Weekly academic tracker

Teacher feedback & performance

Goal setting & time management

SAT & ACT registration deadlines and test dates

Monthly motivational quotes

Current NCAA eligibility requirements

“All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.” – Magic Johnson

Our mission: to equip and empower today’s youth with the tools needed to reach their full potential and succeed in life. We believe that every kid can be “TUF.”

- Train Up First 2017

Our mission: to equip and empower today’s youth with the tools needed to reach their full potential and succeed in life. We believe that every kid can be “TUF.”

- Train Up First 2017