The Importance of Being Unrealistic in Sport

If you have ever been told that you are too small, too old, too slow, too weak, too inconsistent or too meek, this video is for you.  And, if someone has told you that you just don’t have what it takes to make it in your sport and to be realistic, you especially need to watch it.

I believe that you limit yourself and get “realistic” results by setting “realistic” goals.  Instead, I encourage you to set unrealistic goals so that you have access to many more possibilities.  Here’s a simple process that will help you to do so.
Step 1: Visualize your goal with a great, adrenalized feeling.

Step 2: Play your game with that same feeling without thinking or worrying about mistakes.

Step 3: Later, re-visualize that same game based on the guidance from the bad and ugly of the mistakes you made, and fix (repair, change, alter, delete parts of) the post-game “visualization.”

Watch the video and it will help you to utilize this process to improve your game beyond what some might consider “unrealistic”!  Believe me, most athletes are told that they will never measure up and you are not the exception.  So set your unrealistic goals now and allow them to be a self-fulfilling prophecy!

I would love to hear your comments and your own success stories of being unrealistic in your sport.  And, if you enjoyed this post, please take 5 seconds to share it.

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About Bob Palmer

I'm Bob Palmer, CEO of SportExcel and a high performance expert in sport. For the past 20 years I've trained athletes, coaches, CEO's and parents on six continents, in a high performance system test-driven by champions that supercharges their game and teaches them how to win in just seven weeks. From kids as young as ten to seniors in their 70's, my six-step system has gotten incredible results at all levels of competition where many have achieved podium success in the Olympic, Commonwealth, Pan Am, and X Games, as well as in many developmental, collegiate and recreational sports. "With the SportExcel System you learn how to win, take leadership of your sport and get the fun back. In just seven weeks you'll learn the Zone, build consistency, create life-long momentum, acquire sport-specific skills quickly and take decisive leadership of your sport. And, after every training session, you’ll be asked one question: How will you play now? And your answer had better be “fantastic” or I haven't done my job - satisfaction guaranteed." Bob Palmer, B.E.S., B.Ed. CEO, SportExcel Inc.
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