When it comes to athletic development and the dream of achieving success at the highest levels of sport, there are many people who become invested in the journey.
There are parents that introduce you to sport, help you practice, maybe even coach the team for a while. There are friends that compete with you and share the journey. There are coaches that teach you everything you know and push you to be better everyday. There are teammates that lead by example and show you the type of athlete you want to become. Finally there are competitors that ignite the fire inside you to never lose.
At FITS, we love to see athletes build themselves to new heights, both in their sport and as people. In order for everything to work symbiotically though, there are certain commitments that need to be made. These are the commitments/promises/vows/commandments that every athlete agrees to…
- I will take care of any homework so that I can attend regular training sessions
- I will watch experienced athletes train to learn how to be better
- I will be vocal to inexperienced athletes to help them on their journey
- I will tell my coaches when I am in pain, which is a sign of injury
- I will embrace the concept of GRIT, and the idea that I can push through periods of soreness and fatigue to reach new physical performances
- I will keep a training log to help me reflect on the interaction between stimulus and adaptation
- I will pack a post-workout snack or shake, to ensure maximal adaptation from the training stimulus
- I will try to get 8-9 hours of sleep each night, for this is when I learn, grow, and recover
- I will […]