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Attackpoint - performance and training tools for orienteering athletes

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in: Gswede; Gswede > 2015-12-31

Jan 2, 2016 2:23 AM # 
You've been busy - looks like some great training! What was the best thing you've learned so far?
Jan 2, 2016 8:53 AM # 
Thanks! It has been going quite well. I definitely learned about the importance of incorporating a time for visualization in your warmup. For me at least it gets me into the right mindset before starting.

What's interesting about these training camps is that when I get together with other competitive people, I start to see much more clearly where I'm losing time and what my strengths are. For instance I did quite well in the contour only course, but in the relocation exercise everyone left me behind.

This is good because it shows me in what direction I need to focus my training. I.e., what the purpose of my sessions should be.
Jan 3, 2016 12:51 AM # 
Nice. Thanks for sharing. Your observations on visualization are particularly interesting, I like the way you focus on successfully employing techniques. It sounds like you have a great group to train with, too. Enjoy!
Jan 3, 2016 8:27 PM # 
Thank you! I can't really take credit for the visualization. It was something they spoke on at the training camp. But I love to pass on helpful tips.

The guys I train with are great... although sometimes a little too wild.

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