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Super Short-Term Goals

A goal is considered super short-term if it will take about one day or less to complete. The Super Short-Term Goal (SSTG) is most effective when it is related to a Short-Term Goal and Long-Term Goal. The SSTG therefore acts as the blueprints or map in route to STG then LTG achievement. A goal is […]

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Get To Know Athletes

Get To Know Athletes ~ 13 Q’s

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Pre-Competition Rituals

A ritual is a certain behavior or action that an athlete performs with the belief that these behaviors have a specific purpose, or power, to influence their performance. Many athletes believe that performing a specific ritual before competition improves their performance. These rituals range from the clothes they wear to the foods they eat or […]

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Motivational Strategies: Music & Video

Motivation comes in many forms. The focus of the particular inquiry is to assess what types of music and video is preferred by top athletes to provoke specific mood states. Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great. – Mark Twain People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does […]

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Short-Term Goals

A goal is considered short-term if it will take about one month or less to complete. The Short-Term Goal (STG) is most effective when it is related to a Long-Term Goal. The STG therefore acts as the blueprints or map in route to LTG achievement. A goal is not a goal until you write it […]

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Long-Term Goals

A long-term goal is planned to be achieved over a long period of time and may take years. Long-term goals should be challenging and maybe slightly intimidating with a balance between pushing yourself and being realistic. A goal is not a goal until you write it down, develop steps to reach it, and set a […]

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Cutting Weight

8 Cutting Weight ?’s  

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Mental Preparation

Mental preparation includes mental techniques, methods, practices, or trainings that enable the athlete to increase his or her performance in regards to training or competition.  

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Mental Adversity

Mental adversity may include negative thinking (e.g., self-doubt), difficulties concentrating, ineffective stress coping, motivation issues, or arousal regulation problems (e.g., performance anxiety, under stimulated or over stimulated).  

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