Develop a Growth Mindset Are you going through a long-term slump? Are you holding back or playing tentatively due to your performance slump? Slumps are aggravating, frustrating and unnerving. Sometimes, a slump in one area of your game affects your entire game, further compounding the issue. For example, you are in the middle of a
How to Improve your Figure Skating Performance Significant improvement is the reason figure skaters practice every day for hours to reach higher levels. Making improvement requires that you remain focused and temper expectations… Having high expectations that you should master new skills in a short amount of time will lead to disappointment. Motor learning is
How to Overcome Outside Distractions in Sports Are you familiar with the expression, “living in a bubble,” which infers that you’re living in your own little world impervious to what is going on around you? You may even have heard a similar expression, “Are you living under a rock?” to describe you’re unaware of what
Focusing on The Process to Reach Your Goals Do you get frustrated if you feel all your training isn’t paying off? Do you get discouraged when you can’t make a correction immediately? Do you become irritated when you can’t seem to break a habit? You constantly train to become better at your sport. If you
How to Focus Under Pressure in Big Games The Cavaliers clinched Game 3 against the Toronto Raptors with a score of 105-103 in the 2018 Playoffs. With only eight seconds left, James took charge and sunk a shot just feet from the Raptors’ bench. In response to that game-winner, James said: “Tie game, down one.