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”
"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??
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
“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
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