I often inform my students about the three Cs for athletic success. These three keys include: (1) clarity, (2) confidence, (3) concentration... But today I'd like to introduce another "C" for your success in sports. This overlooked mental skill is a close cousin to confidence and trust in your skills. Without it, you are doomed to … [Read more...] about A Mental Game Formula for Success in Sports
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In this week's sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn is joined by one of his past students Diane Wade, a equestrian rider. They discuss the mental game of equestrians and a few of the strategies Diane uses to be successful as an equestrian rider. Sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn helps athletes overcome the mental barriers that limit their … [Read more...] about Sports Psychology Podcast: Mental Game for Equestrians
Did you know that sports psychology can be applied to any performance situation and not just sports? For example, I've done business seminars for big companies such as Beyer and Alcon Labs to help give their employees the mental edge. Recently, I coached an independent businessman, Bob, about his challenges with the mental game (this was a … [Read more...] about How Sports Psychology Applies to Business and Sports
Dr. Patrick Cohn, golf psychology expert and author of the "Golfer's Mental Edge" CD program, teaches amateur to tour professional golfers how to improve their mental game of golf. In this week's golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, answers some questions about the yips. Dr. Cohn … [Read more...] about Golf Podcast: What Are The Putting Yips?
How do you apply the mental game lessons I teach to competition? I receive this question quite often from both athletes and coaches who struggle with the application of the mental game. Your ultimate success with mental game improvement lies in your ability to transfer the concepts I teach you to competition. For many athletes and coaches, this … [Read more...] about How To Apply Mental Game Skills to Competition