Mental Game Coaching Not all athletes follow the mental coaching lessons you teach them... Today tip is based on a question I received from my mental game coach survey and the challenges mental coaches face. Here’s the question: “How do you motivate the athletes you coach to follow through and actually practice what you … [Read more...] about Helping Athletes Apply Mental Game Lessons
How can you convince potential clients that it is worthwhile for them to spend time and money working with a mental coach to improve their game? This is a question an MGCP asked recently.... My answer: It's hard to "convince" athletes and coaches they need mental game coaching unless they see a need for it. What's the number one reason … [Read more...] about Education Helps Athletes Accept Mental Training
A mental game coach trying to establish himself recently asked me this question: "What is the number one mistake mental coaches make on the first session with an athlete?" I'll give two answers to this question today because I think the answer depends on your philosophy about how to do mental coaching... First, I believe you must … [Read more...] about Top Mistakes Mental Game Coaches Make in 1st Session
Are You Interested in Mental Game Coaching? I just returned from a short vacation last week with my wife and two daughters -- ages four and 12. We spent a few days hiking in the Adirondack Mountains located in upstate New York. It's good to take a break now and then and come back with a fresh perspective--in anything in life. So, I'm back in the … [Read more...] about Benefits of Personal Mental Game Coaching
Becoming a Successful Mental Game Coach I'm often asked by persons who want to get into mental coaching full time this question: "Can I make a living as a mental game coach?" My short answer is "yes." A handful of people--who don't teach sports psychology at a university--do make a living as a mental game coach. My long answer.... You can't … [Read more...] about Can You Make a Living as a Mental Game Coach?