How Expectations Kill Performance [24]

Gain the Mental Edge with Objectives that Build Confidence. In the final months leading up to the America’s Cup and with coaching the Next Generation USA Youth America’s Cup Team, I think back to what was considered the greatest comebacks in sporting history when Oracle Team USA beat New Zealand in the last America’s Cup…

Readiness For Sailing and Fitness [23]

Feature Image has OPEX Athlete Stephanie Roble sailing the 49erFX.  Photo credit: @wricketson Readiness can be defined broadly as the state of preparedness of persons, systems, or organizations to meet a situation and carry out a planned sequence of actions … Readiness in sport has been an area of investigation and research for some time….

The Importance of Joint Mobility and Stability in Sailing Athletes [22]

Feature photo credit goes to my good friends and training partners Carl and Otto from Sweden in the Olympic 49er class.   My aim for the Sailing Performance Training platform is to provide ongoing education to the sailing community of higher order movement, nutrition, and mindset principles that enhance performance in our sport. Thus, in this…

How to Eat During A Regatta [21]

There are hundreds of different ways to tackle this difficult question. If you are looking for the simple answers, you are more than welcome to move on to some free online eating templates for athletes to follow, however they are not going to understand or be able to help you perform optimally for your sailing…