The Winning Edge

“Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.” – Roy T Bennett   Winners in sport believe in themselves as winners and it’s a belief that may be held long before the physical ability to become a winner has been developed. Many studies revolving around modern sports science and […]

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Coming Back from Injury

“Injury taught me I need to learn how to face challenges.” – Shawn Johnson Whatever your sport, reaching your peak for when it matters most can only be achieved through following a progressive training plan. It’s simply not possible to remain at your peak for an entire year, so training programs are designed to include […]

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Avoiding Burnout

“Stress is the trash of modern life – we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.” – Danzae Pace In today’s world, stress is automatically considered to be a bad thing, but not all stress is bad stress. Think about those adrenalin-fuelled moments […]

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Going with the Flow

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao-Tzu Being able to go with the flow means being able to accept a situation for what it is and go with it […]

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Overcoming Roadblocks to Your Goals

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” – Frank A Clark There can be no guarantee that every plan you make is going to work out just the way you want it to. You might not achieve exactly what you were aiming for but that doesn’t mean you’re […]

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You Win Some, You Lose Some

“Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn.” If it was impossible to lose then it would also be impossible to win. This might seem like an odd statement, but if you’ve never experienced failure then you can’t experience success – one can’t exist without the other. This is because success and failure can only ever be […]

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Developing Confidence through the Pillars of Performance

   “If you can’t win, make the one ahead of you break the record.” – John McKeithen No one gets to stay at the top of their game all the time. For every high in sport there’s going to be an equal low, but champions become champions through accepting that things don’t always go to […]

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Keep Your Performance in Perspective

“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” – John Lubbock How you define success and failure is a personal choice. In a competitive event, the officials keeping score declare the winners and the losers, but how you define the success or failure of your performance is not so cut and dry. If […]

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Keeping Things in Perspective

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” – Albert Einstein Here’s a thought to ponder over: there’s no such thing as success or failure, only our perceptions of success and failure, and our perceptions are all relative to our beliefs. You see, everything is relative to something else. Something is only big […]

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Life as You See It

“What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.” – C S Lewis Do you see your glass half full or half empty? As C S Lewis said, a lot depends on where you’re standing, but it also […]

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