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The Night Before the Tournament

The Night Before the Tournament

The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win Fielding Yost (adapted) Normally when we’re talking about preparation we’re talking about the weeks and months that lead up to the significant event. We talk about the dedication, sacrifices,...
Here Come the Girls

Here Come the Girls

And there go the girls… That tends to be the way it happens, in my club at least. When a group of girls are training together they tend to be consistent, dedicated, reliably there for one another. The mutual support and enthusiasm to see each other is infectious and...
Mental Fitness and Cookies

Mental Fitness and Cookies

What do mental fitness and cookies have in common? Well they both start with C’s! That’s more obvious with the delicious chocolate chip discs of happiness perhaps, but Mental Fitness is often broken down into 4 facets: CommitmentConfidenceControlConcentration Today...
Emotional Control 2

Emotional Control 2

Emotional Control In our last article on Emotional Control, we mentioned that there are strategies that can be employed to take charge of the negative thoughts or feelings that can arise before and during the competition and even after. For this particular instalment...