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“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

Saturday Weightlifting Workout

What exercises do you favour most? For me at the moment it varies weekly. I find some weeks I favour the snatch other weeks or days I favour the Clean and jerk. Some people have a specific lift they favour most of the time. I guess it all depends on how much these exercises can … Continue reading Saturday Weightlifting Workout