Life as a Competition

"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...

Olympic trials underway for ALTIS athletes this weekend

This week sees ALTIS once again go global, as athletes contest Championship meets in Africa, Trinidad, St Lucia and Great Britain. For others, Canada and San Diego are the destinations for this weekend, as athletes embark on their final competition preparations prior to the US Olympic Trials. June 22nd Aileen Meagher Track Classic - Halifax, Nova Scotia Dominique Booker finished...

Dan Pfaff on competition-time coaching

Last July, on a decidedly damp summer afternoon in Glasgow during the 20th Commonwealth Games, Coach Pfaff and I were sat in an apartment overlooking Hampden Park Stadium. Whilst listening to the nearby roar of the crowd as a home town girl clenched gold, Dan and I had been chatting about the Scottish weather and relative merits of local coffee...
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