In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, helps you appreciate your own talents in sports instead of worrying about what others think. Mental game coach Dr. Cohn helps athletes overcome social approval or athletes who care too much about what other athletes think. Dr. Cohn discusses how perfectionism is related to worrying about what others … [Read more...] about Do Your Compare Yourself to Other Athletes?
Archives for July 2011
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, interviews coach Jeff Moore. During his 23 year career at the University of Texas, Jeff’s Longhorn Women’s Tennis Teams won 2 NCAA Championships, appeared in 2 NCAA finals, advanced to the Final Four 3 times, reached the Elite Eight 3 times, and won 18 conference titles. Jeff Moore and Dr. Cohn talk about … [Read more...] about Emotional Toughness in Tennis with Jeff Moore
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, head Lacrosse coach Steve Manitta. Dr. Cohn and Manitta discuss the important of the mental game in Lacrosse and how to turn a losing program into a winning program. They discuss how to let the players play and not burden them with too much information. Sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn helps … [Read more...] about Avoiding Paralysis by Overanalysis with Coach Steve Manitta
Do you (or athletes you coach) excel in practice, but freeze up in competition? Do you have a hard time just being free or flow in competition? Freezing up (or what I call lack of trust) in competition is a common challenge for many athletes. If you tighten up and control your performance in competition, you lack trust in your skills. Or you could lose confidence in your abilities when you … [Read more...] about How Confidence and Trust Supercharge Your Mental Game
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, interviews psychologist Joan Steidinger about her approach to working with female athletes as a sports psychologist. She specializes in working with female athletes and the mental game. Sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn and Dr. Joan Steidinger discuss the challenges in sports for female athletes. … [Read more...] about The Mental Game and Ultra Distance Events with Dr. Steidinger
Rafael Nadal, the number two-ranked player in the world, is known for his mental toughness on the men’s tennis circuit. He’s won countless tournaments on his aggressive style of play and mental toughness including the 2011 French Open. But last week, Djokovic defeated Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 in the 2011 Wimbledon final. Did Nadal choke in the championship match against Novak Djokovic? Was Nadal’s … [Read more...] about Did Nadal Choke at Wimbledon? The Anatomy of Choking