It’s really important to understand that every athlete has a different constitution what’s the purpose of hard training and what hard training does. Therefore, it is very fundamental to know the athletes’ constitution and to realise that training is about quality and consistency.
It’s not only about training duration, it’s about the value! It is absolutely not how hard we train, it is not how much we train or how much training time we spend.
We should care about the qualities and values we produce in training to create the competition and the results we are looking for. We can spend hours in training but if we don’t produce the right value, training will be a failure. So, it’s all about understanding where do you play and how your performance should look like.
Athletes shouldn’t think just because they are working hard they will be successful – that is not the right way and concept. To be efficient it is a must in the daily training routine and it’s important to know all kinds of requirements, needs and possibilities of an athlete or the kind of sport. Training must be structured, developed and designed according to the needs of each and every athlete. Time and effort doesn’t mean anything if we trained everything regardless of the requirements.
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” (Pele)