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Preparing for Battle (Free Video Lesson)-->, Issue#120
January 23, 2015
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Inside this Issue:

To bring you the very best information, this newsletter focuses on fitness and performance training principles for athletes and fitness clients, and how to use them to make sure you are on the right track. Enjoy!

1. Performance Article: How to Improve your emotional control for peak performance--FREE VIDEO LESSON

2. Special Announcements: Website Updates, New Training Videos, workout and nutrition plans, and articles

3. Motivational/Inspirational Quote

4. Thank You

Improve Your Emotional Control

By Jeremy S Hoy, MS, CSCS, PES, USAW, NASE
Director of Performance Science and Coaching

One important piece of the mental performance puzzle is mental toughness, which includes emotional control.

How do you react to a bad call or penalty by a referee?

How do you react to the other team cheating and using deflated footballs (HA!)!

Check out this 10 minute video where I explain and teach you what it means to have emotional control and what you can do to train for it.


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Motivational Quote

"Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better."
-- Jim Rohn

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Yours In Training,

Coach Jeremy S. Hoy, MS, CSCS, PES, USAW, Jump Stretch, Inc. Certified,
Elite Performance Scientist

Finish First Sports Performance

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