What is The Zone For Peak Performance? All athletes love the magical, sought after state of mind known as the *zone.* This state of supreme focus helps athletes in all sports perform at their peak. Many athletes who want to reach their peak potential are always in search of secrets to hop into the '*zone.* But the zone is really not that complicated or hard to achieve when the right mental … [Read more...] about How to Tap the Power of the Zone for Peak Performance
Archives for January 2008
Getting Past Mistakes in Sports Mistakes or errors occur every day in sports and life, but many athletes stifle their own performance because they simply can't let go of past mistakes. Missing shots, double faulting, and losing an important game happen often in the sports world and become a thorn in many athlete's mind. In some cases these thoughts continue for the remainder of the competition … [Read more...] about Sports Psychology: Letting Go of Errors
The Pyramid of Confident Self-Talk The positive feedback for The Peaksports Mental Training Bootcamp is coming in to the office. We packed a room at the Omni hotel for a weekend-long jam session of mental training strategies taught by the top mental coaches in the business.The reason why I am writingÂ today is to tell you about one of the presenters at the Bootcamp. His name is Marc … [Read more...] about Self-Confidence in Sports and The Power of Words
The Importance of a Positive Self-Image For some athletes, self-confidence goes up and down like a roller coaster, changing direction with every bump and turn in the road.Over the last 15 years, I have worked with athletes who possess both high and low levels of confidence. What allows one athlete to have a brick wall of confidence and another athlete to have a Lego wall of confidence? One … [Read more...] about Sports Psychology: Sturdy or Fragile Confidence?