The ability to work with a dedicated coach, train with enthusiastic teammates and share common training goals enables us to connect as a group in ways that are unique in comparison to other relationships we build in life.
In many ways, training with a team can help propel athletes to greater heights and help them to surpass themselves in ways they wouldn’t necessarily achieve training alone, or with a team that lacks the right mindset.
Camaraderie & Sharing Common Goals
The idea that through unity, experiences are shared as a team. Train as a team, play as a team, win as a team. We are able to build a connection and sense of identity through our engagement in the group and support one another.
By sharing similar passions and often experiencing similar hurdles athletically, athletes bond through their passion for sports. There is an innate understanding of what the other is experiencing. It is common that throughout the team participation timeline and beyond, athletes who were once team members remain supportive of one another.
Embracing Athletes At All Levels
Having a team that includes athletes of all levels and experiences makes the team more colorful.
It offers elite athletes a different perspective, an opportunity to enjoy sports in a positive and healthy environment, and allows them to share expertise with others.
Beginners get an opportunity to train and participate with athletes of their level and better and feel included in the group. The intensity and training program can differ from one individual to another, but being together boosts morale.
Training Together Is More Fun
Training as a team is more productive, more rewarding, and more fun. Training can be challenging, but it doesn't necessarily feel that way when you’re part of a team.
Encouraging each other to show up for a training session you are not sure you feel like going to... helps you get there! Which is nearly the hardest part!
Better Quality Training
Training sessions as a group help to:
Build personal and group accountability
Boost individual output
Teammates who are able to motivate each other to come to training sessions and stick to goals are able to reach objectives and surpass expectations.
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