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Don't LEAVE Performance To chance.

Esports Mental & Performance Coaching

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ABOUT US

We're Zack & Karin - Husband & wife based in Las Vegas at the moment. Esports Mental & High Performance Coaches.

Recent Projects: Team Liquid Rocket League, CASE League of Legends & Valorant, GMT Valorant.
We've previously worked with Team Vitality, TSM, FOKUS, as well as players & coaches from NRG, T1, FaZe Clan & OXG, among many many others, in multiple games.

We believe in putting Mental & High Performance Coaching at the forefront of esports. Every competitive pro sports team in the world has a mental coach as a standard part of their staff and we believe esports should not be any different.

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meet Zack & Karin

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Zack Solomon

Former esports Pro Player & Coach and a Mental & High Performance Coach

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Karin Tzarfaty

Life Coach and esports Mental & High Performance Coach

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10 Tips to Deal with Community Criticism | #criticism #esports #gaming #mentalperformance |
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10 Tips to Deal with Community Criticism | #criticism #esports #gaming #mentalperformance |

As players - when playing competitively & constantly being in the public's eye, we deal with a lot of criticism. From 'haters', other teams, overall toxicity from others on reddit/discord/VLR/Twitter/casters/etc.. How do we deal with it in a healthy way and feel confident in our own abilities, plan & identity? #esports #gaming #mentalperformance #mentalperformancecoach #player #criticism #toxicity #haters #competition --- Chapters: 00:00 - Intro 00:37 - 1 01:18 - 2 02:03 - 3 02:41 - 4 03:50 - 5 04:51 - 6 07:22 - 7 08:16 - 8 09:21 - 9 10:47 - 10 --- 🌟 SOCIALS TWITTER: twitter.com/karintzarfaty TWITTER: twitter.com/ZackSolomon_ WEBSITE: www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ JOIN THE COMMUNITY - Join our mental performance convos, comment or message us & we’ll answer you burning questions! https://discord.gg/SK8NwDwDPk ▶ Our Website - www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ PERSONALIZED COACHING SESSIONS - Metafy: metafy.gg/@karintzarfaty ................................................ ▼ ▽ WATCH THESE NEXT 10 things to do to be 5% better EVERYDAY - Esports Mental Performance with Z & K ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA9yETuKJTc&t=0s&ab_channel=Zack%26Karin Visualization Esports Player Guide: 10 Steps to Winning! 🏆👁️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhnwB3uPLfc&t=0s&ab_channel=Zack%26Karin IN-GAME LEADER FUNDAMENTALS - Diving deep into how you can become the best IGL you can be! #esports https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s5BC2WIl5c&t=0s&ab_channel=Zack%26Karin ................................................ Disclaimer: Our videos are to advise as coaches, we are not liable to any & all actions taken due to it.
The Art of TIMEOUTS - Mental Performance Coaching #esports
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The Art of TIMEOUTS - Mental Performance Coaching #esports

The Art of TIMEOUTS! When to take them, when not to take them, what to lookout for & how to structure them :) #esports #gaming #mentalperformance #mentalperformancecoach #timeout --- Chapters: 00:00 - Intro 00:14 - When should we take timeouts? 00:15 - When we're losing momentum 00:58 - When we're losing round after round after round 01:24 - After an adrenaline rush (mistake or ace) 02:05 - In the lead but things start to get chaotic 02:32 - When you want to cause a shakeup 02:35 - Don't timeout when we have momentum 03:17 - Don't timeout when we're 1 round down 03:50 - Beware of strong comebacks 05:07 - How to structure: 05:09 - Who talks? 05:57 - The energy we bring / create 06:33 - Pattern recognition 07:27 - Clear, Concise, Focused = efficient 07:50 - 5 things to do in a timeout 10:19 - Closing --- 🌟 SOCIALS TWITTER: twitter.com/karintzarfaty TWITTER: twitter.com/ZackSolomon_ WEBSITE: www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ JOIN THE COMMUNITY - Join our mental performance convos, comment or message us & we’ll answer you burning questions! https://discord.gg/SK8NwDwDPk ▶ Our Website - www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ PERSONALIZED COACHING SESSIONS - Metafy: metafy.gg/@karintzarfaty ................................................ ▼ ▽ WATCH THESE NEXT 10 things to do to be 5% better EVERYDAY - Esports Mental Performance with Z & K ! https://youtu.be/wA9yETuKJTc Visualization Esports Player Guide: 10 Steps to Winning! 🏆👁️ https://youtu.be/RhnwB3uPLfc IN-GAME LEADER FUNDAMENTALS - Diving deep into how you can become the best IGL you can be! #esports https://youtu.be/0s5BC2WIl5c ................................................ Disclaimer: Our videos are to advise as coaches, we are not liable to any & all actions taken due to it.
IN-GAME LEADER FUNDAMENTALS - Diving deep into how you can become the best IGL you can be! #esports
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IN-GAME LEADER FUNDAMENTALS - Diving deep into how you can become the best IGL you can be! #esports

If you're an aspiring IGL or an existing IGL wanting to improve your leadership fundamentals - this is the video for you! Settle in, take notes, find your own unique style with the relevant framework - and go be the best IGL you can be! In our next IGL videos, Zack and I will dive into higher levels of IGLing all the way to tier 1 & leading up to your potential. After that we'll be doing a Q&A to answer ALL of your questions. So subscribe to this YouTube channel & join our community discord in the link below, to get notified. #esports #gaming #mentalperformance #mentalperformancecoach #igl #ingameleader #valorant #csgo #apex #leagueoflegends #fortnite #rainbowsixsiege #rocketleague #overwatch #dota2 --- Chapters: 00:00 - Intro 00:24 - What is an IGL? 00:50 - Why is having an IGL important? 01:25 - What 7 qualities make a great IGL, it's different aspects & mindsets: Leader, Teacher, Motivator, Standard setter, Share responsibilities, Player 1st & Authentic 08:05 - Diving into Practicality! 08:17 - 1. Communication 08:39 - Creating rules 11:28 - Following guidelines 14:12 - When to call 15:52 - 2. What Should I Focus On? 16:09 - You: habits, mindset, goals, confidence 20:48 - The team: use teammates ideas, what's the right call - team performance evaluation sheet, macro, micro 25:21 - Info Utilizing: progress/execute/vod review/repeat, develop trust, follow the call 29:29 - Team atmosphere: spend time together out-of-game, be vulnerable, light energies 31:53 - 3. Matches 31:56 - Be prepared 33:00 - Adaptation 33:30 - The 3 questions to use to return to focus in matches 35:08 - 4. Out of game: team building, mentorship, how to support teammates mentally 39:01 - How Do I Find My Unique IGL Style? 12 questions to help you pinpoint your IGLing style 39:17 - 1. What comes naturally to me & is highly beneficial? 42:19 - 2. What are my responsibilities? What are the gaps that are left? Who fills them? 34:02 - 3. How do I sustain my own performance? 45:24 - 4. How do I best utilize my players? 48:18 - 5. How do I motivate my players? 50:49 - 6. How do I keep learning more? 51:58: 7. How will practice / VOD review run? 53:21 - 8. How will this structure look in practicality? 53:54 - 9. How do I distribute responsibilities? 54:45 - 10. How do I influence the team atmosphere? 55:52 - 11. How can I collaborate with the coaching staff? 57:02 - 12. What are some details I can prepare for? 58:28 - 5 Common mistakes in IGLing 58:31 - Emotional imbalance 59:38 - Trying to create "Mini ME's" 1:00:10 - 1 person show 1:00:47 - Not aligning with the coaching staff 1:01:29 - Crack under the pressure 1:02:11 - End notes --- 🌟 SOCIALS TWITTER: twitter.com/karintzarfaty TWITTER: twitter.com/ZackSolomon_ WEBSITE: www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ JOIN THE COMMUNITY - Join our mental performance convos, comment or message us & we’ll answer you burning questions! https://discord.gg/SK8NwDwDPk ▶ Download FREEBIE resources, workbooks & guides - www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ PERSONALIZED COACHING SESSIONS - Metafy: metafy.gg/@karintzarfaty ................................................ ▼ ▽ WATCH THESE NEXT 10 things to do to be 5% better EVERYDAY - Esports Mental Performance with Z & K ! https://youtu.be/wA9yETuKJTc Visualization Esports Player Guide: 10 Steps to Winning! 🏆👁️ https://youtu.be/RhnwB3uPLfc 3 Strong Mindsets for Esports Players [Morning Mental Performance Convos] https://youtu.be/LSnBOjlcsog ................................................ Disclaimer: Our videos are to advise as coaches, we are not liable to any & all actions taken due to it.
Fidgeting - Explained #esports #gaming
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Fidgeting - Explained #esports #gaming

Let's dive into what Fidgeting is, the mindset behind it, what it's so dominant in esports & 5 steps to calm the behavior down & return to peace. #esports #gaming #mentalperformance #mentalperformancecoach #fidget #fidgeting #anxiety #emotions --- Chapters: 00:00 - Intro 00:20 - What can it look like? 01:03 - What's the mindset behind it? 02:30 - #1 reason for burnout is emotional buildup 04:19 - Why is it so dominant in esports? Reason #1 04:54 - Why is it so dominant in esports? Reason #2 05:53 - Why is it so dominant in esports? Reason #3 07:22 - What can we do about it 07:42 - Step #1 Developing self awareness, what happened before/after 08:54 - Step #2 Recognize how it feels like in your body 09:32 - Step #3 When we feel the urge, it subsides 10:47 - Step #4 Mental work 12:30 - Mental conditioning --- 🌟 SOCIALS TWITTER: twitter.com/karintzarfaty TWITTER: twitter.com/ZackSolomon_ WEBSITE: www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ JOIN THE COMMUNITY - Join our mental performance convos, comment or message us & we’ll answer you burning questions! https://discord.gg/SK8NwDwDPk ▶ Download FREEBIE resources, workbooks & guides - www.zackandkarin.com ▼ ▽ PERSONALIZED COACHING SESSIONS - Metafy: metafy.gg/@karintzarfaty ................................................ ▼ ▽ WATCH THESE NEXT 10 things to do to be 5% better EVERYDAY - Esports Mental Performance with Z & K ! https://youtu.be/wA9yETuKJTc Visualization Esports Player Guide: 10 Steps to Winning! 🏆👁️ https://youtu.be/RhnwB3uPLfc 3 Strong Mindsets for Esports Players [Morning Mental Performance Convos] https://youtu.be/LSnBOjlcsog ................................................ Disclaimer: Our videos are to advise as coaches, we are not liable to any & all actions taken due to it.
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WE ELEVATE GAMERS MENTALLY, EMOTIONALLY, BEHAVIORALLY & IN-GAME TO PERFORM THEIR BEST
& ACHIEVE TOP RESULTS

Mindset shifts

emotional resolve

Master your role

click as a team

Focus. High Performance. Results. 
For health & wellbeing, in-game player/team/culture development, increasing & optimizing results.

Sevices
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“Insane advice even when the game was super late, felt so good today. Lots of things we talked yesterday I could already apply and I noticed how good it was.”

Pro Player

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Core Principles & Guiding Values

We believe in not leaving performance to chance & equipping players & teams to carry that mindset for themselves.

  • Person Before Player

  • Team Centered

  • Collaborative, Hands On, High Impact

  • Accountability & Structure

  • In-game Development & Process Focused

  • Performance Guidance = Mental Guidance

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equip teams with tier 1 coaching, tools & mindsets they specifically need to consistently play at their potential

We implement our process into the team's dynamic development. We unite under a vision, get on the same page, create clear roles, perfect practice to prevent burnout, defuse issues & learn everything from comms, motivation & how to create consistency, to focus & flow state.

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players & staff 1 on 1 coaching elevating them as players, teammates & peoples they specifically need to consistently play at their potential

Boost players emotional, mental & behavioral performance and gear them with the mindset necessary to elevate their thinking for success. Supported with high performance tools & structure for proper practice, playing under pressure mastering their role and claiming their confidence back.

Our unique mental performance coaching

Hold a structure while being adaptable

High level effective coaching

Accountable yet down to earth approach

Trust & authentic connections

Setting an open & honest performance culture

Prevention & longevity focused

Specialties

PErformance

We teach & prove to our players that in reality, working on yourself = wins games. Thoughts, emotions & in-game actions as a gateway to human potential & performance excellence.

Mental

Behavior analysis & sport psychology principles for holistic self-mastery. We don’t just teach confidence or focus, we resolve the reason they don’t feel confident or focused to begin with. Champion’s mindset.

Personal & in-game development

From yoga & meditation philosophy to mastering your in-game role, high performance mastery, clicking as a team, proper practice setting, simulating tourney pressure & leadership skills, among others.

OUR SERVICES

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Individual Sessions

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Group

Sessions

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Masterclass & Workshops

Esports Mental & High Performance Coaching

For Orgs & Teams

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Focus. High Performance. Results.

We equip teams with tier 1 coaching, tools & mindsets they specifically need to consistently play their potential through team coaching sessions, as well as elevate players & staff through 1 on 1 coaching as players, teammates & people.

A "From The Root" Approach

we go deep to resolve the root core issue of what's holding them back.

We deal with the emotional, behavioral & mental blockages of players, staff & teams as well as all high performance to take their game to the next level and achieve peak performance.

Congratulations to all of our teams!

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Team Liquid

RL Worlds

Top 3/4

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GMT Esports

VCL Italy

1st + 2nd

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CASE Esports

LoL Superliga 

1st

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Team Vitality

VRL France

1st + 2nd

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