Category: Coach Toolbox

All living things are driven to avoid pain. Unconscious systems compel them to select – without awareness – choices that have become familiar and proven safe. Human beings are no exception. They are motivated to avoid pain, including psychological pain, …

Even With Motivation, Unconscious Anxiety Blocks Improvement of Habits Read More »

For more than 15 years, my colleagues and I have been hiring and training cycling and other coaches and then watching them develop. In that time we’ve had a chance to see what makes for a successful coach and what …

So You Want to Become a Cycling Coach Read More »

Wenzel Coaching works to help our athletes and coaches find the best resources for their overall fitness and competitive games, no matter their level. This month we feature mental skills expert and therapist Melinda Halpern of Grit Performance as she …

Coach Toolbox: When an Athlete Reaches a Performance Plateau Read More »