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Archive for the ‘Confidence’ Category

Finished Strong…Near the Back of the Pack!

November 7, 2010

On the second moto I went out steady, then rode steady “slower” and built my confidence.

I Feel Confident

November 5, 2010

There were three things I wanted to get done yesterday. First: Learn the track. We walked the track before it opened so we could see the lines and get an idea of what the lines would be. Then we talked about what we thought the best lines would be. By the time I started riding […]

Racing Update

November 4, 2010

Last Saturday’s practice was great! We dialed in the bikes, double checked the gear, rode a few laps to make sure, and we’re traveling today. As I was putting my bike and gear on the truck to send it to California, I remembered the words of one of my coaching clients who needed to release […]

How To Use Fear to Sharpen Your Competitive Edge

March 18, 2010

Our state of mind is like a lens that filters and influences our interpretation of reality. When we’re afraid, everything scares us. When we’re ecstatic, everything seems funny.