Your Individual Race Experience

Your Individual Race Experience

I went to a race this weekend. It was a big one for the team with a lot of the squad doing it together. The team aspect of an individual sport is something that surprises some people. Not me.  So I’m up there advising, supporting, observing and generally doing what coaches do and I watch…



Get them faster

Every morning. Every. Single. Bloody. Morning. I get up and think how can I make the athletes faster. Next step is always, always, always, what’s holding them back. What’s holding YOU back. Let’s work on that



Believe

The race is nearly here. Believe in yourself that you can meet the demands of competition. You trained for this race and it’s not your rational brain that’s telling you that you haven’t done enough. It’s your survival brain telling you to be careful. Identify these two sides of yourself and you’ll go a long…



The Perfect Race

Well organised pre race. Knew the course. Arrived at race site on time and prepared transition with plenty of time. Knew pacing and nutrition plan (tested in training). Was Relaxed and put wetsuit on early to settle into it. Was ready to race with a positive mindset focussed on my race processes. Got good positioning…



Train Hard – Race Easy

Lots of talk after the weekend of racing about how quick the racing is getting. Yep. The world isn’t slowing down that’s for sure. The one thing we all have in common no matter where we are in the field is that we all want to be faster. No matter who we are or what…