Tip: Play UP to the Level of Your Competition
Over the course of a season, a team will play a lot of games. Some of those will be against good teams and some against bad teams. In both situations, players can either step UP their game and play to the higher level competition or play DOWN to the level of their competition. A player's mental mindset determines if they want to step UP or DOWN. They have to decide how they want to play.
Establishing game routines, habits, and expectations that are consistent, that will achieve the goals that you want, no matter who you play. There has to be a level of consistency and you have to hold yourself accountable, even if you are playing weaker competition.
When given a choice, STEP UP and play at the higher level. Don't play DOWN to your competition...Fight ON!