shot put and discus competition

Mental Preparation Before A BIG Meet: Keep Your Head In The Ring

As we approach the end of the track season, many throwers and throws coaches start to feel the pressure to perform with HUGE personal bests! I mean, this is what all that hard work in the gym and in the ring comes down to, right?

You got 2 seconds to hit it, or go home!

So how do you coach an athlete who is stressing out and under performing? How do you monitor your own stress as the coach? Is it technical issues, or adrenaline?

Check out this quick video I just did as I drive down to Mesa for the Arizona’s State Championship Prelims.

Let’s talk about the mental game!

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