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Saturday, June 11 • 9:00am - 11:00am
Mental Training from "True Champion" and "Growing Runners" for High School and Elite Post Collegiates

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Description of Mental Training from True Champion and Growing Runners for High School and Elite Post Collegiates

Taught by Mike Spino, Ph.D. and Drew Mearns, Esq.

The workshop will feature information for coaches especially on applying mental training techniques to elite high school and post collegiate runners. Spino and Mearns have collaborated on many projects in their 30 year friendship from when Spino was coaching at Georgia Tech and Mearns was head of the running division at IMG handling stars like Sebastian Coe, Mary Decker and Bill Rodgers. Workshop explains step-by-step application of mental training techniques from initial concentration and focusing through body image and skill development to championship event rehearsal.


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Michael P. Spino, Ph.D. - Founding Member SEC Group

Founder and CEO, True Champion, LLC
Dr. Michael Spino has vast experience in coaching and teaching on the international level. He has organized coaching programs for the IOC through Olympic Solidarity and researched mind/body topics within academic perimeters. He was a teacher and administrator of the Esalen Sports... Read More →
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Drew Mearns

Founder and Coach, Growing Runners
A distance runner for more than 40 years, Coach Mearns was an accomplished high school, collegiate and international class distance runner (at Yale, NYAC-New York Athletic Club, and the Ohio Track Club). Coach Mearns recruited and coached many All-American men and women at NCAA Division... Read More →

Saturday June 11, 2016 9:00am - 11:00am PDT
Guzman 201

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