by Alan Stein 09-27-2009 11:04 PM
My last blog entry was the first of a three-part series on pre-season training and gave a solid overview of what players and teams should be doing to get ready for the season. This post will serve as checklist to gauge how well you are preparing. Most schools have been in session for a couple of weeks and most programs have already started their pre-season workouts. So now is the perfect time to take inventory and evaluate.
Here are 12 questions to see if you are really on the right path. Questions to see if you are doing everything you can to not only make the team, but to earn some serious playing time, and have a championship caliber year.
If you can’t answer “YES” to all of these questions, then you aren’t doing everything you can to prepare for the season. It doesn’t matter if you are going to be on the end of the bench on the JV team or a pre-season All-American… you need to do the little things every day to reach your potential. If you can’t answer “YES” to all of these questions, then you aren’t doing everything you can to be the best player you can be, to get noticed by coaches at the next level, and to earn playing time.
“Success always looks easy to those who weren’t around when it was being earned.”
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Published 09-27-2009 © 2023 Access Athletes, LLC
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