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Andrew Ward and Buddy Hawkins walk across the stage after winning the 2022 The American Rodeo.

Clay O'Brien Cooper

If You Can See It, You Can Do It

"Visualization" might sound a bit out there, but it's a powerful tool for improving your roping game.

Clay O'Brien Cooper

"The Score" Podcast

Clay O’Brien Cooper’s “Student of the Game” Mindset

"Do it different, do it better, keep evolving as a team roper."

Inner Strength

Controlling Your Destiny: Game-Changing Habits of the Roping Industry’s Most Successful

The habits we form over a lifetime are what set up our successes or foster our failures. While some people subconsciously form habits based on those around them, the way they were raised or social norms, others intentionally build habits that set them up to achieve their goals. 

Kolton Schmidt

"The Score" Podcast

The Result of Roping Scared Is the Same as Roping Careless.

In this bonus episode of "The Short Score," brought to you by the WCRA, Kolton Schmidt discusses mental barriers and having confidence in your roping.

Team Roping Tips

A Parent’s Guide to Coaching Your Own Kids in Team Roping

Parents often raise their children to have similar values, passions, and pastimes as themselves, and team roping parents are no different. If you have a child, chances are that you are in the process of, or planning to, turn him or her into your roping partner. Compared with many sports, a unique aspect of team roping children is they are often taught and coached primarily by parents rather than formal, paid coaches. Coaching children, particularly your own, brings a set of unique challenges. This article will give you ideas for how to coach in a more effective fashion.

Team Roping Tips

Trying NOT to Make Mistakes

Jake Long talks about the mental game he plays in trying to keep up his consistency and speed at the same time.

Team Roping Tips

Mental Preparation Before a Major Event

Kolton Schmidt helps you work on your mental game for major events.

Team Roping Tips

Mental Barriers to Team Roping

Overcome the mental barriers of team roping with Kolton Schmidt.

"The Score" Podcast

The Inside Scoop on Lari Dee Guy’s Mental Game

Lari Dee Guy is on "The Score" as a bonus episode in Season 4 with a mental performance segment, brought to you by, powered by The Breakaway Roping Journal.

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