1w6k1b99tnjW5qLK9QKgJCiG0NE The SportExcel Zone: SportExcel to deliver high performance strategies to Edmonton’s Olympians and elite athletes

Friday, December 17, 2010

SportExcel to deliver high performance strategies to Edmonton’s Olympians and elite athletes

High Performance has changed and nobody told us. Trainer Bob Palmer of SportExcel brings high performance in sport into the 21st century with an innovative and successful systems-based approach. Athletes use it to get themselves in the Zone consistently. Coaches use it for motivational leadership.

Many teams these days are hiring high performance trainers to help them get their players to be consistent, from the beginning of the game to the end. But it is a hard role to play. “Athletes have very little patience with you,” says Bob Palmer, “If what you deliver is superficial, they refuse to buy in. And they need to get results “yesterday,” or your credibility is on the line.”

On January 29 and 30, 2011, Bob brings his energizing style of high performance to Olympic athletes and Olympic hopefuls in Edmonton. His approach is quite different from traditional sports psychology. As a matter of fact, it is not sports psychology at all, but rather an education-based system. It is made up of powerful strategies that get results very quickly.

“Bob has a successful record of working with athletes, as his approach is easy to understand and work into one’s games,” says Wynn Payne, a prone rifle shooter from Edmonton who recently attended the Commonwealth Games. “Bob has worked with several World Cup winners and Olympic medalists and is well-known in high performance circles.”

Whereas most other approaches concentrate solely on the athlete, teams now have the option to use a “whole team” approach. With this, athletes no longer operate in isolation. Athletes, coaches, trainers and even the waterboy learn strategies to create a team synergy, game in and game out. “Many problems simply disappear when you are in the Zone,” says Jason Caswell, an Edmonton resident and two-time Olympian, who has worked with Bob and won a silver medal in Delhi. “He teaches amazing strategies that fix virtually any problem. If you’re not fast enough? He has a fix. Not confident? He has a fix. Too easily intimidated? He has a fix.”

With Bob’s SportExcel system, athletes can learn to excel without sharing or opening up or being emotional—all things that many athletes find uncomfortable. He teaches strategies like a hockey coach would teach a player to shoot the puck better or a basketball coach would teach a layup. With his system, high performance is a skill, easy to learn and easy to apply.

In the last summer and winter Olympics, Bob’s athletes won gold (skeet shooting) and silver (snowboarding) and at the recent Commonwealth Games, four of his athletes attended and all four medaled. “Bob’s approach is judged on his record,” says Wynn Payne. “And that is why we are bringing him here on January 29 and 30.”

Contact Information: For more information or to register for this limited seating workshop, please contact Wynn Payne at 780-462-1029 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 780-462-1029 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or w_payne@telusplanet.net.

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