25 August, 2020
Need some inspiration to keep focussed with your training during challenging Covid times?
Archery NZ is proud to bring you an online session run by Olympic Ambassador, Richie Patterson.
Richie is a storyteller and is looking forward to meeting archers online to share his journey and insights from his successful career as an Olympic athlete. He is a 3-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016), 4 times Commonwealth Games participant
Richie Patterson fully understands the virtue of patience. A weightlifter since the age of 15, he’s been competing for 18 years – a long time to endure the intensity and pressure of high-level competition. His success comes down to having a long-term plan. Patterson approaches his training “by looking at the grandstand – the big picture”; he breaks it down into small, manageable goals. Each training session fits into a larger plan for that week, which fits into the plan for that month, which fits into a plan for the next competition, and then the next Olympic cycle. That’s where mental endurance comes into play. In weightlifting, there’s a huge amount of repetition (just like archery). “There’s not a lot that’s left to chance. You predetermine your outcome by how much work you’ve done.
WHEN: Saturday September 29th
TIME: 12.40pm for a 12.45pm start
WHERE: Online via Zoom
BOOKINGS - If you had previously booked to attend the Performance Seminar in Auckland you will have received your zoom invitation via email already so there is no need to rebook. If you had not previously booked and would like to join this session please email a[email protected]. Number limits apply so don't delay booking.
Looking forward to seeing you online
Interim GM Archery NZ
PS This session was originally planned as one part of this weekend's Auckland based High Performance Workshop but this has been rescheduled due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Booked participants will have received communication including amended dates and programme about the rescheduled event. We look forward to bringing more events both online and to other locations in the future.