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The Golden Recipe for Success in Sport, Learning, and Life

By Andy Jones-Wilkins CTS Ultramarathon Coach Last week, at a meeting I attended with an experienced group of educational leaders, the topic of discussion eventually centered in on a very basic essential question: “What three things — skills, attributes, temperaments, whatever — do you want your students to graduate high school with?” The facilitator, knowing …

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End-of-Season Review: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

By Darcie Murphy, CTS Coach This time of year, as most athletes wrap up their competitive seasons, there’s a tremendous opportunity to comb through the year’s achievements and shortcomings. It’s an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. Each fall I set aside time for comprehensive season reviews with my athletes. This guided reflection process creates an …

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5 Things Ultramarathon Runners Should do in the Fall

By Andy Jones-Wilkins CTS Ultramarathon Coach For most ultra runners the arrival of autumn signals the end of a long season.  Perhaps the season has been culminated by a triumphant race finish or the end of an exhausting training cycle.  Whatever the cause, the end of season means the sensible runner looks back and forward …