solutions to your problems:

How to boost your Tri emotional Quotient

Why Emotional Quotient Matters


  • Representing my Country

  • Show your sense of humor for relief

  • Sense of Achievement

  • Status

  • Belongingness

  • Show your commitment

  • Smiles

  • Find your happy racing place

  • Remember the pain and use as motivation for prevention.

  • Don't take yourself too seriously

  • Expect things to turn out well. 

  • Experience progress

  • To compete

  • On-going motivation

  • Achieve objectives

  • Reduced anxiety

  • take responsibility

  • Pain never felt so good until after the race

  • Displays appropriate behavior

  • Race with your mantra

Metrics to measure effectiveness:

  • Tri Club Member?

  • # of races representing country

Tasks to perform in achieving key deliverables:​

  • Relaxed before & in race

  • Breathing hard after working hard to be relaxed – polarity management

  • Overcome fears by controlling emotions. Focus on the watch, it's steady as you go!

  • Learning to go fast on skinny tire will test any new comers confidence

  • Do what excites you

  • Learn from setbacks

  • Enjoy the training, the races, the Journey, the sport & life

  • Think about race and training outcomes

  • Do something everyday towards your goals

  • Recognize publicly confidence & support in others

  • Be an ambassador to the sport: volunteer, introduce other racers to each other, thank volunteers, support sponsors before/during/after races.

  • Be gracious, not arrogant

  • Acknowledge and seek your purpose in life to align with triathlon motivation. 

the hows, whats, and whys of your tri emotional quotient

Doug Morris

Coach of Exceptional Outcomes

Palm Trees Ahead, LLC

Tel: 1.630.457.7889

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