Tips Our Experts Give—and Follow
Zaidatul Husniah Bt Zulkifli
The National Sprinter and 2016 Olympian tells us how she preps herself to take on the SEA Games 2017.
1 THINK POSITIVE
When training for a big competition such as the SEA Games, I relax by thinking positively. There’s no point fretting about things that I can’t change, so I spend my time focusing on training well instead. This will also allow me to fix my form and improve my technique leading up to the big day.
2 BREATHE RIGHT
I overcome any pre-performance jitters by doing breathing exercises or listening to music. I have a motivating playlist that always puts me in the right frame of mind.
3 TAKE NOTE
I have a training book that I keep with me every time I’m about to train for a new challenge. I’ll make notes from the first day of my training to the last. I’ll jot down notes of my best time to how I feel that day, and so on. It really helps me keep track of how I’m improving and how I can keep on improving.