Motivation

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What gets you to practice? How do you prepare for competitions?

What is the most important factor in training and preparing for competition? 

  • sleep
  • nutrition
  • training program
  • mental preparation
  • coaching
  • a loud alarm clock

What is your favourite video, song or  quote that keeps you training and inspired to compete?

Need Some Inspiration?

TED-Ed How playing sports benefits your brain

"Aimee Mullins - A record-breaker at the Paralympic Games in 1996, Aimee Mullins has built a career as a model, actor and advocate for women, sports and the next generation of prosthetics."

From TedTalks Mar 11, 2009

"Tennis legend Billie Jean King isn't just a pioneer of women's tennis — she's a pioneer for women getting paid. In this freewheeling conversation, she talks about identity, the role of sports in social justice, and the famous Battle of the Sexes match against Bobby Riggs." From TedTalks Oct 1, 2015

"In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating ... Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. And that's how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida -- at age 64. Hear her story." From TedTalks Dec 23, 2013

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