How to motivate athletes

Five brilliant ways to motivate athletes

Expert trainers and coaches are excellent motivators. They consistently get their athletes to perform better, and always with passion. What’s their strategy? They don’t use fear or incentives to motivate their athletes. Yes these methods do work but only for a short time. The athlete who’s afraid spends his time running away from the fear (and […]

How to detox

The correct way to detox after an indulgent summer holiday

Summer holiday mean lazy days on the beach or by the pool, sipping on soda or drinks, and snacking on everything we missed out on. After a tough year, we deserve a break, not just from work, but from our strict diets and routines as well. Over December and throughout summer, we let go a […]

The meaning of sports coaching

The secret to understanding sports coaching

Sports coaching is a unique field, often misunderstood and under-estimated. Do you really know what makes a sports coach tick? What drives him? Here’s how to understand sports coaching (and find a new appreciation for this career too!). They’ve GOT to have a thick skin Think about it: When your favourite sporting team is on […]

What does a sports manager do?

What a sports manager does

Sports managers handle the organisational aspects of their clients. Athletes themselves – as well entire organisations – will hire agents to ensure that everything goes well off the field. To become a sports manager you will have to study a Sports Management Certification . Such a certification will definitely increase your chances of finding a job. Job […]

Is you athlete mentally well conditioned?

Is your athlete mentally conditioned?

Your athlete shouldn’t be limited to physical conditioning alone. Mental conditioning is just as important. Sally Tamarkin agrees. “Being mentally tough means that no matter how brutal the circumstances—whether it’s your 14th hour running through a desert in temperatures well over 100F or you’re halfway through a 400-rep workout that includes pull-ups and single-leg squats—you’re able to withstand […]

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