mental training

Consistent Life Consistent preparation leading up to competitions is the final contributor to getting the consistently great
I'd like to let you in on some of my best techniques, so you can bring out your inner Olympian within your own life. I'd like to give you the tools for that champion mindset that we are seeing at the Rio Olympics so you can use this on a daily basis.
I'm a huge believer in the power of mental imagery. And video, though not often thought of this way, is a powerful type of
Just about every sport has an off-season, during which a key focus should be on building your fitness that acts as the foundation
What is Risk? This kind of risk comes when you face a test of your ability, effort, and preparation. You are putting your
Second, when athletes work out, they don't just walk into the gym and do random strength or agility exercises. Instead, they
This post is the last of my five-part series describing my Prime Performance System which encompasses everything I know about
There are five mental muscles (motivation, confidence, intensity, focus, and emotions; noted in the image above) are part
Most importantly, consistently great performances will come from consistency in your practice efforts. The best way to build
It doesn't matter if you're in your 20s or your 40s. If there's negativity and worry infiltrating your self concept, it's up to you to do the mental working of cleaning up your act. Here are eight toxic thoughts you need to let go of:
If you're reading this article, I'm guessing you're pretty serious about your sports participation. I'm also assuming that, despite being serious about your sport, you do it because it's big-time fun.
you actually do quite a bit of mental training without realizing it. I'm sure that you attempt to motivate yourself, think positively, fire yourself up and focus in training. Well, that is mental training.
When I talk about mindset, I mean what is going on in your head just before you begin a competition, whether on the field, course, court, track, what-have-you. What happens in your mind during that oh-so-important period sets the stage for whether you perform to the best of your ability.
Set realistic goals for finishing. Make sure they are doable and within reach. If you're a 10-minute miler, then don't set and run at an eight-minute pace starting out. Remember, it truly isn't a sprint -- it's literally a marathon.
Why isn't mental training treated the same as physical and technical training?
How do Olympic athletes work with sports psychologists behind the scenes so they can perform their best? How do they use mental training and visualization to overcome their fears and stay focused? Did you know, can you use the same techniques as the Olympians?
Being their sports psychologist and performance coach, I'm using leading edge mental training techniques and customized sports visualization training audios to help them be more confident, relaxed, and focused so they can be at at heir best under pressure when the world is watching.
Complete and undivided attention for the quarterback, and for all of us, is difficult to come by. As an athlete, you can easily become sidetracked by a myriad of external factors or the mind's thought processes.
Placing your focus on a mantra is a meditative technique that is easy to incorporate into your daily routine. It can be used wherever and whenever you need it, just as soon as a negative feeling bubbles up.