Sometimes you don't need to go to Plan B. What you need is a true friend helping you to keep fighting for Plan A. - KQ
Without a target, you will miss at success. Goal setting is crucial to improving your performance, but always remember that your arrows matter too.
If you believe that you are NOT ready for a competition, then everything in your body and mind will act that way too. A lack of confidence will make your technique crumble and your race day miserable. So what can you do to be ready?
Most athletes do not have a private coach. There might be a team coach depending on your sport or age group but most of us are going it alone. And it is tough.
Lifestyle changes only occur when those changes fit and stick to what you are already doing. A new habit needs a buddy other than your mates, co-workers, or family. Those relationships are already sufficiently complicated without adding more into the mix. Your habit buddy is simply a tactic that works by encouraging your new but timid habit to buddy up with an existing but more experienced one. Long term success is yours when you realise that it is not you having to stick to the new habit rather it is you finding how to make that new habit stick to you.
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For too many people, the true answer to why they are not winning is due to bad choices. Simply put – people choose not to win. Excuses are people choosing not to win. Believing that taking first place is the only acceptable victory is choosing not to win. Deciding that your best is not good enough is choosing not to win.
Another flight and another seat mate stuck in the centre wanting to talk. Worst of all he was a coach […]