Key Race Preparation List

Key Race Preparation List

Going into high level racing with big goals takes preparation. Here is a list to help you be best prepared into your A events.

Name of the Competition:

Date and location:

Performance Objectives:

 

Overall Level of Support (1:low – 7: high) Weeks before leaving to competition:

Training

Accessibility of resources

Fitness level (recovery rate, intensity)

­Mental aspect (Self confidence, Motivation, relationship conflict, cue world, self talk, imaginary, relaxation, focus)

 Nutrition / Supplements

 

At Competition:

­Training

Accessibility of resources

Fitness level (recovery rate, intensity)

Mental aspect (Self confidence, Motivation, relationship conflict, cue world, self talk, imaginary, relaxation, focus)

Nutrition and balance (Supplement)

Jet lag

New experiment, (anything new that you don’t at home)Out of pattern activities

Hydration, Electrolytes

Altitude & heat

Sleep quality


Day of competition:

Wake up time

Describe the time and activities up to start of the race

Time and list of food and drink before start

Travel time from hotel to race site

Arrival time to competition site

Your Start time

Race site: weather, food, water, distance to washroom, any issue...

Your Warm­up as planned

Duration between warm ­up and start of the race

Your approach towards given directions: Your Acceptance to your coach directions

 

General Logistics:
Travel plan (booking / travel)

Travel time from hotel to race site

Accommodation / roommate/ travel partners

Food, quality, quantity, timing

Athlete General Comments / remarks

RacingMarilyn Chychota