Athletes Who Make Comparisons to Competitors

Sports Confidence Buster #4

When you walk onto the playing field or court, do you (or your athletes) look around at other athletes and think they look better than you?

This is another huge confidence buster for athletes–putting other athletes on a pedestal–because it leads to self-intimidation.

You (or your athletes) might look at other athletes and think:

  • She looks faster than me.
  • He looks too big to guard.
  • My competitors have a better record than me.

In this week’s video, I discuss how athletes undermine their confidence prior to competition by making comparisons to others athletes that look better.

Learn how to stop making comparisons to athletes who you think are better than you:

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