Unlock YOUR Potential

  • Leader and Team Development

  • 1-to-1 Executive Coaching

  • Mental Performance Coaching 

  • Softball Pitching Lessons 

Leader & Team Development 

  • 1-to-1 Leadership Coaching

  • Leadership Development Programs

  • Team Development Workshops 


  • Excellent speaker! Engaging and informative.

  • Engaging with the entire group and very encouraging.

  • Excellent key points that all leaders need to address. 

  • Very informative and related to me perfectly.

  • Amazing speaker and wonderful presentation!

  • An incredibly comprehensive talk on building a better team. 

Sport Team Building 

  • Team Building & Development Workshops 

  • Team Assessments/Diagnoses

  • Team Culture and Accountability


"We are incorporating your Developing a Champion's Mindset workbook into weekly team meetings. The girls are using the accountability lingo at practice and it's interesting to see how they handle situations now."  NCAA D1 Assistant Coach. 

Mental Skills Performance Coaching

  • 1-to-1 Mental Performance Coaching 

  • Team Mental Performance Coaching

  • Mental Skills Clinics & Camps


"[My daughter] has shown tremendous growth in the past 6 weeks using the techniques you shared with her … great to see she is more confident and HAS a mental game plan! I saw her struggling mentally, but just couldn’t get her out of the funk using my own personal insights."  CA Firecrackers Parent                      

Pitching Lessons

Former NCAA Division I softball head coach and longtime pitching coach Judy Favor helps pitchers in the Kansas City area improve their skills.  Pitching lessons are typically held in Olathe or Shawnee, KS area.


You were much more to [my daughter] than just a pitching coach. Thank you for caring about kids beyond what they can do on a softball field. I also learned so much from you about pitching and about coaching girls. Thanks again!  J. Daniels


Judy Favor, Ph.D, President

Former NCAA Division I Head Softball Coach, Dr. Judy Favor brings elite-level athletic team and leadership experience and team-building expertise to her work with clients. Her dynamic and engaging style and practical perspective helps both corporate and athletic clients focus on what matters and get to the root of issues that may be holding them back. 

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Laurie Harris, PMP, MSOD

Laurie Harris has been coaching and developing others, leading global and domestic program and project teams in the technology industry, and helping corporate teams and leaders manage conflict and communicate more effectively for over 25 years. 

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About Us

Dr. Judy Favor established In the ZONE Training, Inc. in 2006 to help athletes in the Kansas City Metro area achieve their dreams of playing collegiate softball. As a private pitching coach, her students have gone on to play for NCAA college programs all over the United States.  

Today, we help both corporate and sport leaders, managers, and teams identify and reach their potential. Our holistic, developmental coaching approach focuses on helping clients identify and capitalize on strengths and develop leadership and mental skills needed to reach the next level of performance. 


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