athletes

November 2018

1-min Read: The Impact of Self-Talk On Athletic Results

By |2018-11-07T10:13:25+00:00November 15th, 2018|

There are two types of self-talk, explains an article in The New York Times. One is instructional self-talk, and the other is motivational self-talk. Several studies show that both instructional and motivational self-talk help athletes perform better. Positive self-talk has been identified by Dr. Christopher M. Carr in his research as a technique that [...]

June 2018

4 Ways Parents Can Support Their Young Athletes

By |2018-08-20T10:58:16+00:00June 15th, 2018|

If you are raising young athletes, the best thing you can do to help is to support them. Any sport will benefit your child as it teaches leadership, patience, discipline, and coordination. It also builds mental and physical strength. But as a parent, how does one support a young athlete? What role should you [...]

6 Mental Skills You Need to Be Successful at Any Sport

By |2018-06-16T22:53:17+00:00June 15th, 2018|

Whether you are in combat sports like boxing, team sports like basketball, or water sports like surfing, you need a set of mental skills to win. Chess isn’t the only sport that uses mental skills; all forms of sports are 80% mental and 20% physical. You may hear sports coaches often say this. It [...]

4 Reasons to Have a Mental Preparation Coach

By |2018-06-16T09:46:00+00:00June 15th, 2018|

Knowing how to reach your top performance in sports competition can be challenging. Distractions and unplanned circumstances before and during the sports events may throw off your game. This is where mental performance coaches play an important role in preparing athletes to get the best out of their potential. Performance is more than just [...]