"As your coach, I have listed for you 3 easy to obtain steps, to make the most of your time on and off the field/court."~DJ
Always short on Time
Due to more demand on practice and training, in addition to school, young athletes are always short on time. Making the best use of your time, by organizing your schedule, is extremely important to becoming an aspiring athlete
It takes just a few minutes to make a big difference..
Take a moment to jot down some of your athletic abilities. Are you working hard to perfect a technical sporting action? Are your skills sufficient, but you lack speed? Perform an honest assessment of your athletic traits and then share your assessment with your coach to compare notes. Use the findings of your assessment to complete the steps outlined below.
Step 1- Set 3 Measurable goals
You should have a short term goal (daily or weekly), medium term goal (monthly), and long term goal (1-5 years). Write these goals down and place them somewhere that you will see them every day. Make sure they are measurable, so that you know whether or not you are making progress. Once goals are set, do not change them.
Step 2- Prioritize
The ability to prioritize is an essential life skill. Set your training regimen based on your personal needs. A large part of your week is set by your coach, but it is extremely important to work on identified weaknesses in addition to fine tuning your strengths.
Step 3- Be Held Accountable
Creating a plan is simple, sticking to the plan is difficult and takes dedication. Identify someone to hold you accountable to the measurable goals you listed in step 1.