Boost Confidence And Focus With
Mental Toughness Coaching For Surfing
Do you perform great when you free surf in practice, but tend to fall more in contests? Are you choking in surfing contests? Many surfers have trouble taking their practice performance to the contest because of fear of failure and other mental roadblocks. Do any of these statements relate to you?
- I feel dejected after contests because I can’t perform up to my potential.
- I feel like I lose confidence when I can’t get to the finals or semis.
- I become indecisive and frozen by indecision on the wave.
- I get easily distracted by people watching me surf during a contest.
- I perform tight, cautious, or scared of falling or making mistakes in competition.
“I am a ASP world qualifying professional surfer and after beginning the ‘The Confident Athlete’ I had an almost instant change in attitude about my own surfing ability and my mindset going into competition. One of my biggest issues I discovered in the program was that I would begin to doubt myself once I show up at a competition and see others surfing well. I would instantly think – ‘no way I am that good.’ By using the Confident Athlete strategies, my confidence has done a complete 180 degrees. I won a local pro/am a few weeks back, and just had my best result of the year in one the last big events on the world circuit this last week in Brazil! It is my secret weapon!”*
~Shaun Burrell, Professional Surfer
About Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D.
Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental training expert at Peak Performance Sports. Dr. Cohn works with athletes and teams worldwide from a variety of sport backgrounds including surfing. As the president and founder of Peak Performance Sports (Orlando, Florida), Dr. Patrick J. Cohn is dedicated to instilling confidence and composure, and teaching effective mental game skills to help surfers perform at maximum levels.
In addition to working with surfers, Dr. Cohn teaches parents, coaches, and athletic trainers how to help surfers achieve peak performance through mental game skills.
Dr. Cohn has helped 1000s of athletes over the past 25 years to improve their mental toughness and get the mental edge. Dr. Cohn earned a Ph.D. in Sports Psychology from the University of Virginia. He is also the creator of the Mental Game Coaching Professional Certification.
About Megan Melchiorre, Psy.D.
Mental training expert, Dr. Megan Melchiorre, specializes in sports psychology strategies for all athletes. She is a certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) and is the director of mental game coaching at Peak Performance Sports. She joined Peak Performance Sports to work with youth, junior, and high school aged athletes on mental toughness.
Dr. Megan has 25 years of experience in the sport environment, being an athlete, coach, and mental coach. She was a participant in numerous sports including collegiate volleyball at Peace College in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Megan earned a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with a Sport Psychology focus from California Southern University. She has also coached club and high school volleyball. Dr. Megan works with junior, high school, and collegiate athletes to improve their confidence, focus, and other mental game challenges that block success.
Improve Your Mental Game From Anywhere In The World
If you are not getting the most out of your performance in competition, it’s time to look at your mental game instead of doing more reps in the water. You can get expert mental coaching with us from anywhere in the world. You can engage in a mental coaching program via Skype, phone, FaceTime, or GoTo Meeting from the comfort of your home or hotel. Today’s video technology allows us to connect with athletes and coaches all over the globe.
Mental Toughness Coaching For Surfers
Mental toughness coaching helps serious surfers like you to uncover the beliefs and mindsets that cause you to perform under your potential. You’ll learn mental game strategies to perform with confidence, focus, composure, and overcome performance plateaus, and lack of consistency:
- Consistently take your practice into every contest.
- Overcome doubts and be proactive with your self-confidence.
- Use presurf routines to raise the consistency level of your performance.
- Learn mental strategies to have laser focus and cope with distractions.
- Manage your emotions after mistakes or miscues.
“To compete at the highest level and perform your best, athletes need to train both physically and mentally. Peak Performance Sports and Dr. Cohn’s programs can help any athlete or team improve mental toughness and perform at their peak.”*
~David M. Oliver, ATC/L., CSCS
Pick Your Mental Coaching Program
You can improve your mental game with Mental Game Coach, Dr. Patrick Cohn or Dr. Megan Melchiorre. You can opt for one-on-one sessions with Dr. Cohn or Dr. Megan in Orlando, Florida, or you can stay where you are and get coaching from anywhere in the world via telephone, Skype, or video-conferencing—also with Dr. Cohn or Dr. Megan, personally.
Sports psychology coaching programs include:
- The Athlete’s Mental Aptitude Assessment (AMAP)
- A custom Mental Game Coaching Plan
- Weekly coaching sessions
- Unlimited email correspondence
- Athlete’s Mental Edge workbooks and performance boosting eBooks.
One-on-one mental coaching is the fastest and most effective method to improve your mental game, boost your performance, and make lasting changes. We have a variety of mental coaching programs to choose from. Please call us at 888-742-7225 with your questions.
Contact Peak Performance Sports Today
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*Testimonials found on this site are examples of what we have done for other clients, and what some of our clients have said about us. However, we cannot guarantee the results in any case. Your results may vary and every situation is different. No compensation was provided for these testimonials.