Mental Training for Auto Racers

Discover Powerful Mental Strategies to Boost Your Mental Horsepower for Auto Racing

Auto Racing Psychology

How many times has a loss in focus or indecision cost you a podium finish? Can you focus your best during races every time you start a race? Are your lap times in practice better than your lap times in races? If your lap times are lagging in races, most likely your mental game is holding you back.

Mental game coach, Dr. Patrick Cohn can help you uncover the attitudes and mindsets that keep you from performing to your potential on the race track. You’ll learn proven mental strategies Dr. Cohn teaches to help NASCAR, open wheel auto racers, and cart racers improve consistency and get into the winner’s circle…

Peaksports Mental Performance Coaches

Georgia Miller, M.E., MGCP, Mental Coach to Junior Athletes

Mental Performance Coach Miller

Coach Miller is a mental performance coach for Peak Performance Sports. She earned a master’s degree in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College. She is a certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) and is working towards becoming a Certified Mental Performance Coach (CMPC) with AASP.

Georgia is a mental performance coach for athletes in all sports including baseball, gymnastics, basketball, softball, field hockey, wrestling, ice hockey, musicians, dance, and football. She specializes in working with young athletes, high school athletes, and sports parents in all sports.

Jaclyn Ellis, M.S. MGCP, Mental Coach to HS and College Athletes

Mental Performance Coach Near Me

Coach Jaclyn Ellis, M.S., MGCP, is a mental performance coach for Peak Performance Sports. She earned a Master’s degree from Illinois State University. Jaclyn is completing professional certification as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through AASP. She is a Certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) with Peak Performance Sports.

She is a mental performance coach for high school and college athletes in all sports. She’s provided mental performance coaching to youth, high school, college, and adult athletes in all sports including soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, golf, hockey, lacrosse, gymnastics, cheer, dance, cross country, wrestling, football, and American Ninja Warrior.

Patrick Cohn, Ph.D. MGCP, Mental Coach to Professional Athletes

Sports psychology Coach

Dr. Patrick Cohn is a mental performance coach and founder of Peak Performance Sports in Orlando, FL. Dr. Cohn teaches mental skills to professional and collegiate athletes and teams worldwide from a variety of sport backgrounds. He instills confidence, composure, focus, by teaching athletes and performers mental game skills to perform at maximum levels.

In addition to working as a mental coach with athletes in a variety of sports, Dr. Cohn teaches his mental game coaching system to coaches, therapists, life coaches, and psychologist. He developed the Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) certification program for mental coaches in training.

Dr. Cohn has helped NASCAR winners, national champion motocross racers, and open wheel racers improve their mental toughness for racing and win. He’s the author of The Confident Racer CD program for auto racers and Arm Pump Solved CD program for Motocross, and the popular Confident Athlete Workbook and CD series.

Improve Your Mental Game From Anywhere In The World

Video Mental Training

You can get expert mental coaching with us from anywhere. Meet with us via Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, or phone. With today’s video technology, we are able to connect with athletes and coaches all over the globe.

Get the Mental Edge in Auto Racing with Mental Game Coaching

Our exclusive mental game coaching programs will help you:

  • Develop prerace routines and mental strategies to enter the zone
  • Maintain composure and momentum after mistakes
  • Take your practice lap times to races consistently
  • Uncover doubts and be proactive with your self-confidence
  • Increase the consistency of performance with prerace routines
  • Manage distractions and perform with laser-like focus on the track

You can improve your mental skills for racing one-on-one with Dr. Cohn in Orlando, Florida or get coaching from anywhere in the world via telephone, Skype, or video conferencing with Dr. Cohn, personally.

Customize Your Mental Coaching Program

Auto Racing Psychology

All programs include the Drivers Mental Aptitude Assessment (DMAP), a custom mental game plan, weekly coaching sessions, unlimited email correspondence, and mental edge workbooks or performance boosting eBooks.

One-on-one mental coaching is the fastest and most effective method to improve your mental skills for racing, boost your performance, and make lasting changes. We have a variety of mental coaching programs to choose from. Please review the options below and call us with your questions.

Mental Training for Racers Program Options

Gold Mental Training Program

The Gold Program is our premium onsite package, which gives you the benefit of spending a full 8-hour day (or two half days) with Dr. Cohn or Dr. Megan. This program also includes four sessions per month of additional follow up coaching in person, via phone or Skype (for one to six months).

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Mental Edge WorkbooksDrivers Mental Aptitude Assessment (DMAP) to identify mental game challenges.
  • Custom Mental Game Plan, which guides your mental game improvement.
  • Eight-hour onsite visit with Dr. Cohn to kick start your program.
  • Four sessions of additional coaching per month to improve mental toughness and stay committed to your Mental Game Plan (45-minute sessions).
  • Unlimited email correspondence with Dr. Cohn to answer any immediate questions.
  • Our exclusive Athlete’s Mental Edge Workbooks that help you review and apply mental game strategies between sessions.

Silver Mental Training Program

The Silver program allows you to work one-on-one with Dr. Cohn in person (Orlando) or anywhere in the world via Skype, telephone, or video conferencing. Whether you’re at home or traveling for competition, get the mental edge over your competitors. This program includes four weekly sessions per month (for one to six months).

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Drivers Mental Aptitude Assessment (DMAP) to identify mental game challenges.
  • Custom Mental Game Plan, which guides your mental game improvement.
  • Four weekly coaching sessions per month (45-minute sessions).
  • Unlimited email correspondence with Dr. Cohn to answer any immediate questions.
  • Our exclusive mental edge workbooks that help you review and apply mental game strategies between sessions.

Contact Peak Performance Sports Today

Please contact us today to learn how mental coaching works and to request pricing on all mental training programs for motocross. Complete the web form to contact us via email or call us toll-free.

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Mental Training for Racing Success Stories

“Helped Me Immensely”

“I think Dr. Cohn’s mental coaching has help me immensely. It has taught me what to focus on in and out of the race car. How to stay calm and focused have been key skills that I have learned which are important in helping me be a better and more confident race car driver.”*
~AJ Allmendinger, Indy Car Driver

 “A Dramatic Improvement in Confidence”

“Ive noticed a dramatic improvement in my confidence during performance and the results prove it! I can’t wait to use Dr. Cohn’s mental game strategies as I compete with the best racers in the pro-ranks!”*
~Matt Boni, Motocross Champion

“I Won My Final Race of the Season”

“Dr. Cohn, with your help I won my last race at Hockenheim. Your mental strategies really helped me improve as my results improved dramatically during the year. I received a 3rd, 2nd, and then won my final race of the season!”*
~Jonathan Summerton, F3 Euro Series Driver

“Helped Our Son Gain Confidence”

“Dr. Cohn’s mental coaching has really helped our son Justin gain confidence in his riding and teach us how improve teamwork on and off the track.”*
~Stephanie Starling, Justin’s Mother

“Helped Matt Get to the Top of His Class”

“Your mental game coaching with Matt has really helped him get to the top of his class. Thank you.”*
~Dan Boni, Matt’s Father

“Perform Better Under Pressure”

“Your work with my son Taylor has really helped him perform better under pressure. Your coaching is so good that I don’t want out competitors to find out about our secret weapon: Dr. Cohn!”*
~Kevin Johnson, Taylor’s Father


*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.