Have Stable Confidence in Basketball In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. This weeks questions is: How to have Stable Confidence in Basketball? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to find out what he teaches athletes in the mental coaching … [Read more...] about Stable Confidence in Basketball
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Do you tend to get tight, nervous or can't relax before a big game or when you get into the playoffs? If so, you'll want to watch my new sports psychology video. In this video, I discuss: How to Relax your body prior to the start of a basketball gameHow to Relax your mind prior to the start of a basketball game Find out how mental coaching can help your performance in sports… Watch the … [Read more...] about Relax your Mind & Body in Basketball
Letting Go of Expectations Have you ever been so frustrated with a lack of improvement and not reaching your expectations that training and practicing just doesn’t seem worth the time and effort? At times you feel like walking away from competing just because you feel so burned out or lack enthusiasm? Sports can be demanding, but some athletes increase those demands by putting excessive … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Burnout and Dropout in Sports
How to Have Stable Confidence Do you buy into the negativity from other people? Do you lose confidence when others critique your game? Just this week, I received a message from a soccer player who said: "I'm often challenged mentally during practice if a teammate tells me how I can't do a certain thing, such as properly marking my opponent. I end up questioning my ability to do so, … [Read more...] about Athletes Who React Poorly to Criticism
How to be Mentally Prepared on the Bench One of the most challenging situations for athletes is knowing you're good enough to start, be on a relay team, get more playing time, or make a travel squad yet you are not given an opportunity by the coach. Not getting a chance to contribute to a team can erode confidence. And confidence is the very thing you need when it's time to show others you … [Read more...] about Are You Good Enough to Start on Your Team, but Don’t?
Be Mentally Tough in Basketball In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. This weeks questions is: "How to Be Mentally Tough in Basketball" Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to find out what he teaches athletes in the mental coaching … [Read more...] about 5 Mental Toughness Skills in Basketball