The Chase

Its that time of year again, AAA’s has gone (British Championships???) and theres still a few days left to secure you’re qualifying marks. The frenzied phone calls to meet organisers all over Europe, trying to fit 3 or 4 competitions in a week all because you know you’re in shape and just need to give … Continue reading The Chase

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The Logical Fallacy of Delusional Self-Confidence

*The following blog post is entirely fictional, any resemblance to actual events or characters is completely coincidental, please don’t take offence because I said you might no height at the weekend As most people in, or vaguely involved with athletics will know, this weekend is the British Championships. As usual, this will actually be televised, … Continue reading The Logical Fallacy of Delusional Self-Confidence

How can Monkeys Make us Stronger?

An interesting week. I have two reasons not to talk too much about my result at Vault Cardiff. The first one is I’m pissed off at myself. The last two weeks I’ve written blogs on the importance of focus and of state management, yet I get to the competition and completely throw all this out … Continue reading How can Monkeys Make us Stronger?

Maintaining Arousal at my First Competition

So last Sunday was my first competition back competing off full run. The Welsh Championships in Cardiff. Hopefully I’ve been able to upload a video of me below, clearing 5.10m. This was the highest I cleared that day. A few years ago I would’ve found it difficult to come away with this result being anything … Continue reading Maintaining Arousal at my First Competition