Use one or all of these strategies to maintain focus when juggling different skills during your training.
These slow kicking drills will enable the development of greater precision and muscular control.
Most of your training sessions consist of lots of time upside down with your nose to the wall. It’s time to take the next step.
Learn how to relax, point, and shoot at your own goals.
You might want to hold off on eating dinner before your next big poker game.
Research indicates having too much choice has negative consequences that may interfere with your training.
Yoga and mindfulness practices at a young age can benefit youth behavior, focus, attention span, and embodiment.
In 1988 Carl Lewis lost his focus and lost his shot at a gold medal. Why? Because he let Ben Johnson get in his head. If it can happen to someone like Carl Lewis, it can happen to any of us.
The tricky part of training is when people try to ride two horses with one ass. You can't specialize in more than one thing. Know yourself and what you want well enough and you'll know how to train.
For years I was in denial, but I was "that" guy. The guy always switching workouts and never seeing any results. I finally came to grips, but I think our culture is vulnerable to this wretched malady.
You've probably heard that yoga can improve athletic performance. "The Athlete's Pocket Guide to Yoga" is a great book for busy athletes who want to add yoga practice to their training.
Sometimes in an athletic endeavor, you can’t go wrong. You anticipate next steps and you feel invincible. Like Neo, in The Matrix. This is the phenomenon known as "flow."