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Weightlifting Cues For Success

A few weeks ago at the all African games I heard one of the athletes say "why do you say light weight to the athlete who is lifting." My answer to this was because when you walk onto the platform you need to know you can do the weight that is put on the bar … Continue reading Weightlifting Cues For Success

“How badly do you want it”

Something I read in my book and it really stood out for me. Sometimes people "think" they really want something in life but actually they don't. What I mean by this is people want the end product, but not the work that goes into achieving that end product.  People want the reward, but not the … Continue reading “How badly do you want it”

WHAT GETS YOU PSYCHED UP??

"2017 Weightlifting World Championships" In over 20 years in Sport and going from Martial arts to Weightlifting and some Crossfit in between. I have had numerous methods of psyching myself up. Everyone has their own little ways or rituals they do before a lift or before a fight that gets them “in the zone” and … Continue reading WHAT GETS YOU PSYCHED UP??

Improving Concentration & Attention In Olympic Weightlifting

World Championships 2015 Houston My reason for making this topic for Weightlifters is because it is my main sport and although the points I will be giving are weightlifting examples, they can be transferred into any sport, daily life or even your career. There hasn’t been a lot of research I have found where they … Continue reading Improving Concentration & Attention In Olympic Weightlifting

Your Values, Dreams And Goals As An Athlete And Coach

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell This quote stands out for me because after 20 years in elite sports I still come in and work my butt off daily to reach my goals. Yes sure you walk into the gym … Continue reading Your Values, Dreams And Goals As An Athlete And Coach