Belief Patterns of A Professional Athlete

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What are your Beliefs? What is holding you back from achieving Peak Performance? A great exercise to increase your awareness of your thoughts is to simply, CYT: “Catch Your Thoughts” or “Catch Yourself Thinking.” Have a go right now. What are you thinking? Has your mind wandered off track? Are they powerful, positive thoughts or are you putting yourself down? …

Performance Coaching Techniques: Actions Plans For Success

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In today’s blog post, we move onto Step 2 in our performance coaching goal setting process and develop action plans for each of our goals. Step 2: Focus Identify the strategies you will use to achieve the goal Chunk it down Set specific actions you can measure Make them realistic Set short as well as long terms actions Identify strategies …

Professional Athlete: Create Your Exciting Future

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The reason for doing all the detailed testing that I talked about in my first blog posts, is so that you can create the road map of where you want to go, much like an architect when he or she designs a home. They do not design bits of it for now and then add in more later. They create …

Sports Conditioning: Schedule Your Testing

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Now you know what to be done, it is a matter of scheduling them and most importantly doing all the tests. Call your coach and ask him to do your technical and tactical review Organise for a fitness tests to be completed Arrange an appointment with a sports psychologist Make an appointment with your doctor for a medical review Call …

Professional Athlete Environment Assessment

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This is not a category you will find in many sports books. However it is one that I believe it is critical to an athlete’s success. As a professional athlete being supported in a great environment makes a huge difference to how you feel and how you perform. The environment is everything that is around them to support them. It …

Medical Review For Sports Conditioning

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Medical Review You will also need to see a sports medicine doctor to have a medical screening completed. This involves an athlete questionnaire about your general health, family history, and injury and illness history. It also includes a comprehensive medical examination evaluating general health and covers ear, nose and throat, skin, cardiovascular, chest, spirometry (lung capacity), abdomen, marfanoid feature, excessive …

Performance Coaching: A Tactical Review

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Tactical Review From a tactical perspective, there is also lots to learn depending on your game style, the surface, the conditions, the opponents game styles, and so forth. Again your coach will be your best judge of your areas of improvement in this category. It will also assist greatly if this is backed up by video and game statistics. It …

What do you need to Improve Technically in your Sport?

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To know where you are in your respective sport, it is best to seek professional advice and have screenings and assessments completed for each area of your performance. No stone should be left unturned. The more you know about you, the more you can improve! Your coach can determine technically and tactically specific areas you need to improve, an exercise …