Patrick Smith joins Kolie for a conversation about athlete and coach mentality and relationships, and how to not accidentally rickroll yourself or coaching clients. Included are the usefulness of rigid rules in training and racing, goals vs. values, dealing with disappointment, and why common psychological evaluations don't work with athletes.
Patrick Smith contact:
TrainingPeaks Articles by Patrick Smith:
How To Stop Rickrolling Your Clients
When To Ignore Your Clients
Informed consent form for Patrick's current study:
Behavioral studies referenced (including the "button study")
Dissertation on Crossfit athletes and mental toughness