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Mental Discipline

Written by John Couture
In order for athletes to become elite and perform consistently at a high level, they must exhibit mental discipline.  They must create and follow productive routines. They also must control their attention. In creating routines, elite athletes get a full spectrum of information from quality, trustworthy resources.  These can be strength and conditioning coaches, mental coaches, technical coaches, nutritionists, as well as agents, physicians, and loved ones.  An elite athlete takes into account the three aspects of preparation and performance. These include: technical-mechanical movements, such as how one moves in the sport and completes certain strategies; physical components, such as...
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