Predator vs Prey Athlete

Predator vs. Prey Track 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…

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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 ways parents can help their kids perform their best

1. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate you believe in them. Great parents believe in their kids and communicate it regularly. You can TELL them and SHOW them that you believe they can do anything. 2. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate that you accept them, love them, & are proud of them NO MATTER WHAT. Let them know that…

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10 mindset red flags in track and field

10 Mindset Red Flags in Track and Field  Being too cautious or hesitant.  Have you ever been afraid of getting tired in a race and started your pace too slow?  Your trust that you have trained properly is non-existent. Your last 400 meters are off the charts because of your inability to pace yourself.  This…

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10 Mindset Tips for Track Meets

10 Mindset Tips for Track Meets   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.…

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