Schedule Your Success as an Sailing Athlete [28]

Why a calendar is a critical tool for sailing athletes Just as your sailing training and competitions have a distinct schedule, your body and mind also thrive on rhythm. Fitting in time to keep the rhythm for peak performance is key. Finding time within the day, week, month for being an athlete as a sailor…

Understanding Energy System Training [27]

Photo:  OPEX Athlete Scott Ewing completing aerobic training with repeatable 5 min intervals with 2 min rest for multiple sets. Energy System Training is a training methodology by which people do various levels of work to try to increase overall ability to complete work. It has proven to be effective in building people’s ability to continue…

Thoughts on Leadership [26]

How to Lead as a Learner   Leaders; the best ones have the character, position and vision to energize their followers and make the world, or at least work, a better place. Right?  Well, not quite.  Or at least, not only.  From Iran, to Rwanda, to Great Britain, nations upon nations are holding elections in 2017…

Cooper Dressler – Elite Performer Q&A [25]

There are many in the sailing community  we consider the legends of the sport; the ones who have taken our sport to the next level as an athlete and/or coach.  As part of Sailing Performance Training’s continuous mission to inspire, empower, and enable sailing athletes to reach their highest potential, I have started to interview…