The Mental Skills for Top Performance
Success takes more than possessing certain physical skills and abilities. To be successful, athletes and sports professionals need to have the ability to perform in the storm, i.e. being able to consistently perform these skills and abilities at optimal capacity under highly challenging circumstances.
Quite often, what distinguish a good athlete from a top-level athlete are the mental and psychological skills they bring to the game. Ask any high performing athlete, most will agree that attitude and mental skills are critical to performance under pressure.
Many sports people devote a significant amount of time developing the physical and technical aspects of their performance while neglecting their psychological skills. However, this can be their downfall. As many top athletes would attest, as the pressure increases, the more essential these mental skills become.
Benefits of Positive Performance Coaching For Athletes
Positive Performance coaching helps athletes to discover and learn about the attitudes and mental skills that impact performance. The development of these skills is not a natural by-product of the development of athletic ability. For many athletes, the support of knowledgeable and experienced performance expert can make the key difference in their performance on the day.
Performance Coaching helps athletes to develop a wide range of key skills including:
- Time Intelligence.
- Energy Management.
- Building the Mindset for Sustained Optimal Performance.
- Work-Life Balance.
- The Ability to Perform at their best under Pressure.
- Mental Rehearsal.
- Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Mood Management.
- Bouncing Back after Injury or Setbacks.
- Developing Resilience.
- Transforming Anxiety into Focused Attention and Energy.
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