Eye on the Prize: Ignore Distractions to Achieve Success

Many people get caught up in the idea of being “busy” and have a hard time focusing on individual tasks and goals. With family, work and social obligations, our “to do” lists can seem endless and overwhelming. To be successful, we must make the conscious decision to focus on results, not excuses. If something is important to you – training for a competition, or mastering a certain movement – do not allow distractions to get in the way. To achieve and maintain focus requires planning and preparation. This starts with setting aside uninterrupted time to practice and includes several steps along the way, designed to keep you on track. Try some of these tips to help you achieve your goals in the show ring: Make a plan and stick to it – from carving out time to train, right down to the final warm up before you enter the ring.…

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