Mental Training for Athletes

Specific to athletes and teams, sport psychology and mental training cover a plethora of issues. Whether it is something related to concentration, an issue with performance anxiety, nervousness before competition, consistency between practice and competition, or how to deal with demanding coaches or teammates, any elite athlete will tell you their mental skills are equally as important as their physical talent. Mental training allows the opportunity to discover the secrets to improve your performance.

Mastering the mental game of sport is an individual experience for each and every athlete. No athlete has the same issues, challenges, or strengths. Think about it; every athlete is playing a different game.

To perform at your best, an athlete needs to be prepared physically, emotionally, mentally, and possibly spiritually.  Every athlete wants to give themselves the best chance to come out on top in competition. Coaching can assist in preparation, motivation, and making better life choices to be at your best. Mental training is just like training for a sport; you have to do the reps, practice, and continue to do the work to train your mind to have any progress.

Topics typically covered in sport psychology and performance coaching sessions are similar, but not limited to, the following:

  • Achieving Optimal Performance & Flow
  • College and Recruiting Game Plan
  • Conflict Resolution and Communication Skill Building
  • Energy & Anxiety Management
  • Focus & Concentration Control
  • Goal Setting
  • Imagery, Visualization & Mental Practice
  • Injury & Loss Recovery
  • Leadership Training
  • Mental Toughness
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivation and Confidence Building
  • Performance Enhancement Plan
  • Routine & Ritual Preparation
  • Self-Talk
  • Sport-School-Life Balance
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building & Cohesion
  • Time Management & Organization

Master your mental game by taking advantage of a complimentary session. Schedule yours here.


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