YEAR-END REVIEW: TRAINING INVOLUTION #137
Most people set New Year’s resolutions that are largely arbitrary and then fail to establish any performance metrics. Don’t do that. Set meaningful goals with valuable payoffs and then monitor your performance to insure progress.
Get out your training log and spend some time reviewing your entries. You do keep a training journal, right? Training journals are not optional in Cabal Fang martial arts. Look, we don’t have very many rules, but keeping a training journal is one of them. So if you aren’t journaling, go get a spiral note book or something and start writing stuff down so you can do a year-end review next December.
Take as much time with your review as you feel is sufficient, necessary and/or available. Might be fifteen minutes or three hours — whatever is necessary and sufficient to make sensible conclusions and set meaningful goals.
What did you well in 2018? What did you do poorly?
What are you going to do better in 2019?
How are you going to do better in 2019?
What are your performance metrics going to be?
If you’re going to make 2019 your best year ever, the future is now.