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The Compound Effect

The Compound Effect

THE COMPOUND EFFECT is a book written by the publisher of Success Magazine, Darren Hardy. He describes how small incremental changes, gradually improved over time, can lead to profound differences in abilities and outcomes. Hardy uses real-world examples to...

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Peak

Peak

PEAK is a book about how expert performers reached the top. It's author, K. Anders Ericcson, has been studying these performers for decades and this book is the culmination of that research. He explains how we get better at skills, namely with purposeful deliberate...

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Mindset

Mindset

MINDSET is a book by renowned psychologist, Dr. Carol Dweck. She is the originator of Mindset Theory, which states that there are two distinct mindsets in the world: fixed and growth. A fixed mindset individual believes that our basic talents and abilities (i.e....

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The Defining Decade

The Defining Decade

In THE DEFINING DECADE, Dr. Meg Jay illustrates why the 20's are the most critical period of adulthood. This is the easiest and best time to set the roots for the life we want, yet so many are throwing it away with misguided notions like "30 is the new 20". Jay...

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Hitchcock Did It

Hitchcock Did It

Goodwin Davis was born 20 years ago, in the aftermath of a simple question:   "Why did Miss Lonelyhearts wear a green dress?" Care to offer a guess? No? Would it help if I asked in a thick Australian accent? That's how I heard it. I was taking a course called...

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Terms of Participation

Goodwin Davis exists to push players out of their comfort zone in pursuit of personal excellence.
Players will experience an atmosphere of limitless possibilities and high performance and must be prepared to face that challenge.

Player Terms

  • I will show up to practice
  • I will do the work
  • I will be independent
  • I will be accountable
  • I will face my own challenges
  • I will solve my own problems

Parent Terms

  • I will support the program
  • I will promote independence for my players
  • I understand discomfort is integral to growth
  • I will treat players and coaches respectfully
  • I will be patient with the process
  • I will participate when possible

Photo/Video Release

Many Goodwin Davis practices and events will be recorded with audio and/or video equipment for the benefit of members, and to showcase the program to prospective members. In order to join Goodwin Davis, players must be cleared to appear in these audio/video recordings.

I hereby grant Goodwin Davis Academic Club ("GD") permission to use my family member's likeness without limitation through any means and I shall not receive any compensation for my participation.

I hereby irrevocably authorize GD to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute my family member's likeness in the video promo or for any other lawful purpose. In addition, I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein a family member's likeness appears.

Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the video containing my family member's likeness.

I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge GD from all claims, demands, and causes of action which, I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.