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Mental Skills Living

We often talk about the idea of mental skills training. Perhaps we invest for a bit of time, stop doing it and the benefits go away, so we get frustrated and abandon it altogether. But maybe we need to recognize that mental-skills-training is more a way of life? I think it makes more sense to […]

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Mind your mental well-being

When we think of high performance sport, we spend lots of time ensuring that our body is healthy.  We hydrate, eat certain foods, warm-up and cool down.  We pay particular attention to this during certain training phases or perhaps during a particularly demanding competitive event.  We get that if we do not take care of […]

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Parents as Partners: Becoming a High-Performing Sport Parent

Post #1: Re-considering failure as opportunities for development “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.” – Vince Lombardi In strength training, there is a phase where an athlete builds the most muscle.  This is called the anabolic phase.  In the anabolic […]

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