Why do athletes--who seem to be in complete control during competition--choke? What is performance anxiety and how does it affect athletes' ability to perform under pressure? A new website at Sports Performance Anxiety Coach, created by sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, helps athletes learn mental strategies to overcome performance … [Read more...] about Peaksports Launches Sports Performance Anxiety Coach
Archives for March 2012
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 using golf psychology strategies developed over the last 20 years of his career. In this week's golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The … [Read more...] about Do You Focus Too Much on Your Playing Partners?
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from a sports parent and coach who wants to know why his daughter takes more time to warm up and feel comfortable at the start of competition. Listen to this month's sports psychology podcast to learn how to improve your performance in … [Read more...] about Kids Who Lack Confidence at the Start of Games
Is Ernie Els one of the latest victims to fall shot due to his putting woes or even the putting yips? If he managed to shoot par on the final three holes at the Transitions Championship recently he would of won the event. But one poor shot and a couple missed clutch putts and he finishes tied for 5th. Els jacked a 5-foot birdie putt on hole No. … [Read more...] about Els Disappointed with Putting Woes, But Determined
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from a sports parent about how to place your young athlete into a sport that will build self-esteem and confidence. Listen to this month's sports psychology podcast to learn how to improve your performance in sports and other mental game … [Read more...] about Building Kids’ Confidence and Self-Esteem with Sports