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Mental Toughness

The ability to be calm, happy, and effective no matter what life throws at you is invaluable.

Anyone can learn mental toughness. Mental toughness is simply a skill. To learn mental toughness, you need to learn and practice 12 tactics:

Mental Toughness Tactics

  • Stoicism
  • Intentionality
  • Flipping the Script
  • Choosing the Wrench
  • Mindfulness
  • Discipline
  • Micro-Goals
  • Focus
  • Breath Control
  • Thought Control
  • Meditation
  • Visualization
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The Trident Mindset Approach

Trident Mindset has created a two-step program that will teach you to achieve world-class mental toughness in one year.

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The program is a monthly subscription. Each month, you’ll receive access to the next month of the program. Every lesson in the program can be read or listened to.

Step 1

Mindset 101

  • A two-week introduction to mental toughness
  • Each day, you receive a quick, introductory lesson about one of the 12 mental toughness tactics

Step 2

Mindset Mastery

  • A 12-month deep-dive course on mental toughness
  • Each month teaches you 1 of the 12 mental toughness tactics
  • Every day, you get three pieces of content: a lesson, training exercise, and self-assessment


The Mindset Mastery Course

In our Mindset Mastery Course, you will learn the 12 mental toughness tactics through 3 daily components:



Daily lessons that teach you the 12 mental toughness tactics:

  • How the tactic works
  • How to apply the tactic to your work, personal relationships, physical training, and most challenging moments
  • The science behind the tactic
  • Stories from high-performers about how they have used the tactic


Daily mindset training exercises to practice the tactics you’re learning



Daily checklist you can use to assess how well you’re incorporating mental toughness into your life


Mindset Mentorship Program

Trident Mindset offers the Mindset Mentorship membership for those who are seeking advanced or personalized training. In addition to getting access to all of the Mindset 101 and Mindset Mastery content, you get:
  • Weekly one-on-one calls with Chriss Smith or one of our other Trident Mindset coaches (former special operators, CIA operatives, and CEOs) to answer your questions, provide personalized recommendations, gauge your progress, and optimize your mental toughness
  • Weekly e-mails only for Mindset Mentorship members that include interviews with special guests, Q&As with our coaches, and suggestions for optimizing all areas of your life
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