“How can we apply this understanding of the increased motivation and drive experienced through competition, and harness it into increased performance? And how do we do this specifically within an individual sport such as track & field? While lining athletes up next to each other for sprints and drills is an option, it is not always the best option from a pedagogical point of view. Athletes must first be able to properly execute their mechanics on solo repetitions before you can expect them to execute when lined up against others.”
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