Learning To Forgive Yourself: A Prerequisite For Success

KING Webmaster
Aug 5, 2019

From the USA Swimming website...

By Dr. Alan Goldberg//Competivedge.com

One of the more common characteristics of competitive athletes across all sports is that they tend to be really hard on themselves. You know the story: You have a bad meet, a disappointing showing in your best events or you lose to someone who you know you're faster than and you respond with frustration and self-directed anger, emotionally beating yourself up! “I should've done better!” “I really suck!” “This meet ruined my whole season!” etc.