What Do You Do When You Have Equipment Failure in Races?
In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Andre Bekker. He is a lifetime athlete and has been involved in sports all his life. In 2013, ’14, and ’15, he was ranked #1 in age category 50+ for 70.3 distance.
Andre Bekker has coached triathletes for 5 years and more recently he has been helping triathletes with their mental games. Bekker has competed in several sports throughout his life, from karate to professional cycling. More recently in his career, he’s competed in Ironman races including 70.3 and full distance.
Do you have a race plan?
Do you use visualization before races?
You want everything to go smooth during races… but what happens when your goggles fall off or your bike tire pops?
What do you do when you have equipment issues or failure?
How do you prepare mentally to deal with some of these challenges in the middle of a transition or swim?
What do you do?
Listen to this week’s podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Andre Bekker give to triathletes when having difficulty during a race with equipment:
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