How to Believe Like Top Athletes

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When you absolutely know in your heart and soul that you can do something, you do it easily! It is not just a belief, it is an inner knowing, a conviction. You can see it in your eyes, hear it in your talk and observe it in the way you walk and how you move. You lead, you do not …

Top Athletes Goals: Putting It All Together

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In today’s blog post, we bring all the previous posts on Goal Setting like top athletes together and work through an example. Remember the first step is to write goals that really excite you and energise you Eg: To be super quick and really fast off the mark Now that sounds a lot more exciting than improving my speed or …

The Top Athletes Three R’s of Goal Setting

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In today’s blog post, we move onto Step 5 in our goal setting process and learn one of the secrets of top athletes to achieving their goals. Step 5: Read, Review and Reward Read your goals at least once a day Review your action plans once a week Reward yourself – Set check points for celebration Daily Discipline of Success …

Top Athletes Get Their Priorities In Order

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In today’s blog post, we move onto Step 4 in our goal setting process and learn the importance of deciding what is most important and then scheduling actions for each of your priorities to make it happen. Step 4: Prioritise Number each goal from 1 to 5 in order of priority Decide what is most important NOW! Schedule your actions …

Top Athletes Are Accountable For Their Goals

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In today’s blog post, we move onto Step 3 in our goal setting process and learn how to make ourselves more accountable, the same way that top athletes do. Step 3: Be Accountable Get support for your goals Hold yourself accountable Set a deadline to achieve each action plan Get support for your goals Ten years and 10,000 hours is …

Motivation Techniques: Creating Your Vision

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There is no magical formula to believing in your dreams and becoming Extraordinary. It requires hard work and knowing and understanding you and what you have to do to reach your goal. It is much like building a house. Before you start building, you have to create the vision of what the house is going to be like, its structure …

Ask to Improve

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Asking others around you This is the easy one. Simply just ask those closest to the athlete, what are their perceptions, suggestions and or recommendations for improvement. The parents of the athletes all know their own children so incredibly well and very often they will provide some great insights to the coach and the coaching team. It may be the …

Motivation Techniques: Are You Mentally Tough?

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Are you mentally tough when the pressure is really on? Are you your own biggest opponent? Do you concentrate effectively? Do you get nervous when the competition gets tight, or perhaps you really don’t believe in yourself? In sports such as tennis and golf, it is said that the game is as much as 90% mental. So what is holding …

Physical Fitness Assessments of Top Athletes

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Your Fitness is Vital Your physical fitness is absolutely vital to your success as a professional athlete. It is also the key to your movement and positioning, improved performance as well as increases your confidence and enjoyment. When the situation gets really tough, when the heat is really on, with supreme fitness, you know you have what it takes to …