was like a marathon in which neither the route, nor the length, nor the destination was known. Professionally and privately spoken, I notice that more and more people are thin-skinned, their nerves lie blank and people started thinking about their life from a new perspective. For a long time no training schedule could be planned, championships were postponed for the second year in a row now and nothing that could bring some joy was in sight.
If you are an athlete, striving to get better every day and competing on a high level – nothing is worse than being repeatedly banned from doing what you find fulfillment in. I mean we spend a lot of time and money in our sport and need to coordinate team members, coaches and dropzone slots. The constant news about new virus variants and increasing numbers of infections cause frustration and resentment.
In our case these longterm set backs have caused two of our team members to withdraw their commitment. In April 2021 we stood there with a ticket to the Mondial in Tanay (Russia) but no training and no lineup. It is not hard to guess that this feels awful and disappointing.
many of us with a quality that helps us through such times. This quality is there so that we can make it through hard times. Giving up is not an option in nature. Because if you give up in nature, you will probably not survive. So in these times it important to activate this wonderful power that Mother Nature has given. The term resilience comes from Latin and originally means something like a rebounding. Today we use this word to express resistance to psychological stress. Some even speak of the mental immune system. In other words, it is a protective shield of which stress and fear will bounce off.
if they do not allow themselves to be discouraged by failure and defeat, but instead overcome these failures and repeatedly get involved with new topics (or life itself). What qualities do you have to have in order to continue after the 2nd, 3rd or even 4th attempt and to understand setbacks as a learning process? Resilience is one of THE top qualities of successful athletes and entrepreneurs! So if you need a slice of resilience in your life – here are our personal tips for resilience training:
Resilience is pretty cool – that’s for sure. If you are resilient, you get through life better and can cope with almost anything. So in our case we set a new goal, started the recruitment process and keep on training with player coach. – to be continued –