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solutions to your problems:
How to think tri

Why Thinking Tri Matters

Thinking will get your tri journey started. And what you learn in racing, will benefit you for a lifetime.  


  • Training program agreed to

  • Race schedule agreed to

  • Sacrifice short-term payoffs for long-term race performance

  • Choose change based on the "3 Questions."

  •  Envision race playout

  • Maintain motivational drive

  •  Direct actions to what moves you to the finish line

  • Think through optimal possibilities with an imaginative mind

  • Learning

  • Training objectives worked on as prioritized

  • Mental walk thru of what to expect in races

  • Improved racing

  • Visualize a race, when to initiate tactics and how to react to competitor moves

  • Adopt knowledge in leading others

Metrics to measure effectiveness:

  • Finishing places

  • Milestones to plan

  • Mistakes in race/training

  • Training time to budgeted time

  • #'s of surprise or unknown events

  • Performance times

Tasks to perform in achieving key deliverables:

  • Commit to personal Journey

  • Meditates for relaxation and blankness

  • Taking on new challenges

  • Determine Learning Objectives by priority

  • Identify Silo aggregate priorities

  • Turn negatives into positives

  • Desensitize fears with  3 Questions: Ask yourself: 1.) What's happening? 2.) What's not happening? 3.) What can I do to influence the action?

  • Challenge yourself beyond what you thought attainable

  • Find your opportunity for extraordinary performance

  • Enhance Race performance through imagery 

  • Create you own self-fulling outcomes

  • Don't obsess on wrong metrics

  • Avoid negative thoughts

  • Focus on results, not activities

  • Take calculated risks for action

  • Use your mind to alter your physical performance

  • Gain experiences in various silo

  • Look at things differently and ask "why not?"

  • Be persistent

  • Establish race plan with the end in mind of critical success factors, the plan to get there, and a contingency plan when unexpected events occur.

  • Learn from mistakes

  • Race and train to priorities

  • Visualize attainment of goals

  • Create mental map of racing and update frequently

  • Leverage knowledge across silo's

  • Learn from others who lead across silos

the hows, whats, and whys of thinking tri
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