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Re: Setting Goals For Your Training

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Goal setting is tricky. They need to be realistic and flexible but at the same time have an amount of certainty otherwise you could just keep pushing them back.

I love the Herm Edwards quote “a goal without a plan is a wish.”

What you want to do is have a goal then develop a plan to obtain that goal. The plan is the action you need to get you there.

Suppose you want to get certified in SDTS. Then you would set a plan to train in the Modules at a pace you can handle. You also need to be willing to adjust your plan based on your current needs.

If your plan is to train 3 times a week for 45 minutes and one week you become sick or work gets out of hand – no problem, adjust our plan accordingly.

So in essence there are 3 functions:
Goal Setting