Author Archive | Chip Pugh

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The Motivation of a Competitor’s Discipline

AthleteWord:  “The competitor’s greatest joy does not come from scoring points, but from being on the winning team”   READ Luke 10:1-20 REFLECT Competitors train with discipline.  In order to experience success they execute a plan that involves daily disciplines leading them toward their goals.  But, what about the days when we lose motivation? Where […]

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We Need More “Ear-Speed”

AthleteWord:  Self-discipline is a mark of champions!   READ Luke 8:4-15 REFLECT At each FAITH RXD training seminars our Olympic lifting coach, Spencer Arnold, reminds us of the importance of BAR-speed.  The speed of the bar will dictate your success in the snatch and clean. Spencer teaches optimal position of the knees, hips, and shoulders […]

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Competitors Train With Vision

AthleteWord: The FIRST – and most important – STEP of a champion’s journey is the choice to LISTEN to the RIGHT COACH.   READ John 9:1-11 REFLECT Where the eyes go, the body goes.  Coaches instruct us to keep our eyes on the ball, and they tell us to look where we plan to run. […]

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Competitors Expect Results

AthleteWord: Strength is not found in what I can do but in what I believe the LORD can do. READ Matthew 14:13-21 REFLECT What kind of results should we expect from our training?  How do we know what to expect? Should we look to those who serve as our coaches?  Do we observe the results […]

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The New Life of Courage

AthleteWord: Strength is not found in what I can do but in what I believe the LORD can do. READ Matthew 14:22-33 REFLECT Many of us have been caught in the middle of a workout wondering if we can finish.  Muscles are burning. Breathing gets deep. Our thoughts turn to quitting. But, often it’s a […]

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