Shift The Mind To Improve Technique

Form. It dictates our ability to connect with the water in a positive and efficient way that translates to stroke power. Our form is the way we move our body while paddling. It is habitual either by training or by default and therefore has become a pattern of moving that our body has become accustom […]

Tool For Team Testing Anxiety

Our energy is a pure life force that is within our control to use at our will. Understanding this concept and then using this force can enhance our ability to perform. The idea is to work to engage all our energy centers with the body rather than just the mind where nervous tension can come […]

How To Bring Focus To Your Training

Here’s a quick visual aid to help prepare yourself for training. Getting focused and present is the aim in training. This allows us athletes to bring our A game and leave feeling great about our session and confident in our participation! Compartmentalization is one of the tools you can use to prepare your mindset and […]

How Internal Strength Elevates Performance

When we have inner power, inner strength and inner alignment we easily and effortlessly transfer this to our sport. Period. As a coach I see many talented athletes who are strong physically but without the internal resolve to execute their technical skills. To be a strong and skilled athlete we have to spend equal time […]

4 Tips To Enhance Your Performance

How do you know your getting faster, stronger, better? What’s your plan? Are you progressing in a way that guarantees you reach your goals? Top athletes don’t leave anything to chance. They monitor and measure their performance in each training session knowing they race like they train. Period. If you want to be stronger and […]

Time Trial Advice For Paddlers

Trying out for a team sport was tough for me. I’m a pleaser. I like to fit in. I don’t like to “rock the boat”. But if you want a seat on the boat you have to beat someone else out. Possibly a friend. Maintaining that emotional balance is crucial. I learned a valuable lesson […]

Turning Testing Pressure Into Testing Power

Our energy is a pure life force that is within our control to use at our will. Understanding this concept and then using this force can enhance our ability to perform under pressure. The idea is to work to engage all our energy centers with the body rather than just the mind where nervous tension […]

You Race Like You Train – Race Prep

Thoughts are energy. Thoughts create. How? By the judgment you give them. This is your perception. Your perception creates your “personal energy”. Heres how a perception can shift energy in sport. You race like you train. Period. The random thoughts that pop up during training are the same ones that flutter in your mind in […]

Visual Programming for Athletes: exercise

Visual programming is the format used to download your vision of your highest self who is a top athlete, gold medalist, champion and achieves their goals. Give it a try: • Sit or lie down and get comfy • Don’t focus too hard on stilling the mind, rather, bring your attention to the space behind […]

How to Download Your Highest Vision of Self

Visual programming is the format used to download your vision of your highest self who is a top athlete, gold medalist, champion and achieves their goals. Give it a try: • Sit or lie down and get comfy • Don’t focus too hard on stilling the mind, rather, bring your attention to the space behind […]