predator vs prey athlete

​You have a choice each moment on the track, in school and in life. Are you going to be the Predator or the Prey? When you think about the Animal Kingdom there are two types of animals: Predator animals and their Prey. There are key differences between these two types of animals.Prey animals have evolved…

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jump levels in track and life

There is always another level in you no matter who you are. Whether you’re a JV 100 meter sprinter or Usain Bolt, you have another level in you. My dad has always been my role model. When I was a kid my dad would always ask my brothers and I, what is the biggest room…

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don’t get caught up in the fan mentality

Stop approaching your sport as a spectator! Each person involved has their own role: runners run, coaches coach, referees ref, parents parent, etc.​Know your role – You are a player, an athlete, a participant. This means you must think like a participant, not as a coach, not as an administrator, and certainly not as a…

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10 mindset red flags in track and field

Being too cautious or hesitant.  Being better in practice than in an event or meet. Running, jumping, or throwing to “not mess up” instead of being aggressive. Poor body language. Undermining your own potential.  Low confidence. Very nervous before a meet or your event. Easily distracted while competing. Struggles to bounce back after errors/mistakes. Too…

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10 mindset tips for track meets

1. Recharge your battery in between events that you compete in. Don’t watch a lot of the other people run, jump, or throw so that you can detach yourself emotionally and mentally while you aren’t competing. Get away from the track when there is some time to do so. Leave the area and get some fresh…

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