“Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us
This notion from renowned thinker Simon Sinek is important to consider for an expert high-performer like you. After all, it goes without saying that strength and Olympic success co-exist. And it also goes without saying your next 10 months will be focused on getting ...
Don’t wait for something to be difficult before learning to deal
That’s the message resilience experts say every Tokyo-2020 bound athlete and coach should be carving into their Olympic preparation plan.
“Developing resilience is not only about making (each other) uncomfortable,” says Mental Performance Consultant ...
In less than 48 hours,
when Team Canada marches into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the
2019 Pan Am Games, you will be there — in person or in spirit. In fact, so too
will every other person who has represented Team Canada … at any Games.
is what we do. As teammates (past, present and future) we rise together as ...
You’ve done some incredible work and taken major steps to get here; making final preparations to express yourself as a member of Team Canada at the Pan Am Games. But, before that happens, much work still lies ahead to carry out your plan to meet your objectives in Lima and during this important pre-Olympic season.
“You are about to become ...
sport really change the world? The answer is yes, because of you.
Canadian and an ambassador of the Olympic Movement, you are creating positive
change through sport every day. So, thanks. It’s not easy to do, especially
when things can be politically troubling around the world. That’s why it’s
important to take a moment, ...
What does gender equality look like in sport?
How does it feel? When does it occur?
“When girls and women around the world have the same opportunities and an equal voice in their roles as participants, coaches and leaders, sport will be at its best,” says Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith.
It’s empowering to have ...
The sport landscape is
changing, and it’s affecting your life.
rights. Funding. Team selection. Marketing. Wellness. Fair play. Policy. Sport
development. Olympic readiness. These are some examples of issues that
decision-makers in our sporting universe address every day. And, no matter
what, their decisions will impact your ...
the going gets tough, what does your inner voice say? ‘Do better, improve, push
the pain away?’
As high-performers, we know the voice well. We listen because this ‘inner critical coach’ is motivating, brave and can drive us to succeed. But, if the voice is too loud we risk blocking out other important messages we need to ...
Thanks to you, Olympic Lab 2018 was an awesome experience.
Sure, the event brought us together through team
building (don’t worry the plastic-straw-ramp-building projects were recycled),
it inspired us, and gave us tools for better preparation. But, as we continue
to let our life’s purpose lead us, the lessons we learned at Lab will ...