SportExcel athletes win on the world stage, at all levels of competition. Listen to our podcasts and watch Bob's training videos to learn how to add the Zone to your game
Video training tips for your high-performance game
An athlete recently asked me how to get distracting or hurtful comments made by competitors out of her head so that she could refocus on her racing. That is a great question from the point of view of both you and the person who distracted you.
Bob gives three strategies to stop mind games in your sport.
Have you ever started off your season where running is just plain not fun and warming up takes forever? Or perhaps this sounds like all of your training runs.If so, you'll need to speed up the warming-up process, so you can step in where you left off in your last run, relaxed and in the Zone—whether it was last week or last year—and avoid the pain and potential of injury.
Many skiers and racers look directly in front of them rather than in a peripheral manner where they see the front and the sides. Being in a peripheral vision mode has many advantages in sport, especially in skiing and snowboarding, both recreationally and in competition. Watch the video to find out a strategy for this.
Some days we are just so darn brilliant in our games. Why? Who knows? We change putters. We change coaches. We change golf partners. But the next round is vastly different. We struggle with three-footers. We question our routine. We change things up. We switch clubs. We take chances. We take unnecessary advice. We second guess. And as the game progresses, we self-talk and beat ourselves up. Our mind gets out of control and our “feel” game is diminished. And we blame everything from weather to slow pokes.READ THE ARTICLE >>
Just like Bear Bryant, winning is in my blood and it was in the blood of my karate students. I love to win; they love to win. There is no feeling quite like it. However, there are lots of blog posts and articles these days on the perils of winning and the damage it can do to the tender minds of our children. I’d like to shed some light on my process for winning and the impact it has had on my own students.READ THE ARTICLE >>
Athletes get tripped up in their games in ways that can be predicted and prevented in the first place. Bob Palmer gives you three simple approaches to prevent the preventable and tackle the unpredictable. So what can you do when your game falters? A lot if you are prepared and anticipate the types of problems that might occur.READ THE ARTICLE >>
Whether your dream is to experience the joy of competing to win, to become an Olympian or pro, to excel in your sport, or just to have more fun, listen to how athletes have used the SportExcel Zone strategies for consistency, focus, resiliency and winning in their sport.
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