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Triathlete Training Tip: Blast through the Blues

SportExcel’s High Performance Trainer, Bob Palmer, answers a triathlete’s question: How can I train when I don’t feel motivated to do anything? Like us on Facebook SportExcel   SportExcel Website: http://www.sportexcel.ca Advertisements

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The impact one athlete can have despite a screaming coach

How a 14-year old uses the Zone to take leadership and inspire his team I’ve written many blogs and articles on the need to be in the Zone and the following email exchange between a client’s father and me demonstrates … Continue reading

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SportExcel tip for your sport: Balance Training

Core stability is a must in every sport. Some sports need cross training to develop this kind of stability and balance cushions offer an easy way to achieve it, especially after an injury. Bob Palmer offers this tip as to … Continue reading

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Change is difficult. Myth or truth in your sport?

There are so many myths around change and they similarly fit into the category “If you believe something to be true or not, you are right.” Change takes time… Change is hard… Change is disruptive… You will probably get worse … Continue reading

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Slumps in your Sport? Five Things to do when the Game Goes South

There were times in my martial arts career when I would be 100 % prepared for a competition.  Then at the event I would have no focus and it would be a disaster.  With other competitions, I would have restricted … Continue reading

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Own the Coaching Zone: The Coach as Emotional Ballast

A university coach recently described to me how a parent had invited a mental peak performance instructor to work with four select athletes.  The coach was concerned that the seminar had been closed to the majority of the team, and … Continue reading

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The Law of the Party: Leadership or followship in your sport

The first step to getting athletes into the Zone is listening to their story of goals, successes and failures, but there is a deeper, greater story that I’m interested in and it is told by their physiology (posture). Every negative … Continue reading

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