FEAR OF FAILURE
In our sports world, winning isn't everything: it is
the only thing. While it is important for us to win, we must understand
that losing is a lesson for winning later. Only then can we maximize our
potential when we compete. Here are some important tips to get there:
"The arrow that hits the bull's-eye is the result of
a hundred misses"
These affirmations will help you to use failure as a positive force for athletic improvement:
Some other important things to know:
THE MOST IMPORTANT-Document all of your competitions in your journal. That way you can really internalize them so not to make the same mistake over and over. Write down the mistakes, realize it then let it go! Feed off the positive don't repeat the nega- tive.
There has no better satisfaction for me than persisting through the hard times and fully reaching my potential!
Hard times are like a huge thunderstorm-when the thunderstorm ends the grass and trees and flowers bloom and grow and become their best. When you get through the hard times you will grow and ski your best!
Ask yourself these questions: