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31 01, 2017

Six Phrases That Weigh You Down on Game Day

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

For many athletes in many sports, the competitive season is now in full swing. In other words, the season is getting real and the competitions are starting to really matter! So, this is the time when you want to perform your best consistently. Yet, this is also a time when you may start to feel [...]

31 01, 2017

Six Phrases That Weigh You Down on Race Day

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The race season is now in full swing with qualifying races underway for regional and national championship series. In other words, the season is getting real and the races are starting to really matter! So, this is the time when you want to ski consistently fast. Yet, this is also a time when you may [...]

19 01, 2017

Don’t Let Outside Forces Influence Your Ski Racing Confidence

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

I’m working with a World Cup downhiller (not named Lindsey Vonn and not an American) who is coming back to racing this season after a series of injuries. As you can imagine, it’s a real challenge for her to get her “mojo” back and regain her feel and comfort on the fastest downhill tracks in [...]

4 01, 2017

Is Live-Timing Good for Parents (and Racers)?

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

This article is my third and final in a series on the role of technology in ski racing (here’s #1 and #2). Today, I will focus on one particular recent technology that is changing the way we follow races. I’m talking about Live-Timing, that now “essential” tool for the ski racing world to track race [...]

28 11, 2016

Are Timed Runs in Training Good for Ski Racers?

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Technology is playing an increasingly more important role in the lives of ski racers both on and off the hill. This influence is, no doubt, both helpful and detrimental to their athletic, personal, family, and social lives. This article is the first in a three-part series exploring how technology impacts racers, coaches, and parents, and [...]

23 11, 2016

4 Keys to Consistently Great Athletic Performances

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

I work with athletes at many levels of sport, from juniors to collegians to pros and Olympians, and a major goal that I help them to achieve is consistency in their competitive performances. I see so many athletes who have big swings in their performances from great one week to mediocre to even lousy the [...]

14 11, 2016

4 Keys to Consistently Fast Skiing

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Photo credit: Mitchell Gunn I just returned from Copper where I was working with the USST women’s Europa Cup and D teams and the National Training Group (a great group of young women!). A major goal they wanted to pursue was consistency in their skiing. This objective fit nicely into my own priorities [...]

27 10, 2016

Ten Laws of Prime Training for Ski Racing

By | October 27th, 2016|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It’s that time of year again when you will soon be on snow and putting in the time into your gate training to fine tune your technique, tactics, and speed for the upcoming race season. How you use your training time may very well determine how fast you ski and whether you achieve your ski [...]

25 10, 2016

Prime Ski Racing 101 Online Course=Improved+On Demand+10% Off

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Credit: Mitchell Gunn The winter is just around the corner and there's still time to get your mind into better shape for race season. I'm excited to announce the re-launch of my Prime Ski Racing 101: Train Your Mind like a Champion online mental training course, now improved with new visuals, embedded exercises, on-demand and [...]

12 10, 2016

Teach Your Ski Racing Children Healthy Perspectives

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Ski Racing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Courtesy of Mitchell Gunn These days, children seem to be given every opportunity by their parents to experience success in ski racing and every other performance activity (e.g., school, other sports, the performing arts). Many young ski racers receive extra help from personal fitness trainers and summer camps. They are given the opportunity [...]

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