Mental training aids Huskers
Nebraska gymnast Emily Wong celebrates with Husker assistant Dan Miller after one of her routines on Saturday.
Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am
Every practice, the Nebraska women’s gymnastics team sits in a circle around a pink clearance candle from Target and thinks positive thoughts.
It takes about two minutes before their workouts — about the length of a routine. They stare at the candle, focus on their breathing and become aware of what their mind is doing. Like how they are focusing on a tough test or their busy schedule instead of their beam routine.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am.