Teamwork, Confidence, and Team Success What is the main ingredient in team success? Just as individual success requires confidence, team success revolves around team confidence. Team confidence is comprised of each player believing that the team has the necessary skills to accomplish their goals, such as winning a tournament, beating a rival, or making the
How Perfectionism Affects Competitive Sport Performance What are your thoughts on perfectionism for athletes? In your opinion, should the goal be to have a perfect performance? So many athletes are confused by the perfection. Is perfectionism good or bad for athletes? Depends on who you ask… Some pitchers want to pitch a perfect game every time
Stop Dwelling on Mistakes for a Better Mindset How do you process a disastrous performance? How do you move on from a performance that is so devastating that you want to leave the arena as fast as possible? Every athlete can point to that one horrible performance they would want to erase from their career.
Can Nervousness Lead to Choking? Are you an athlete who get overly nervous? Some athletes believe they cannot be successful when they feel nervous, but this might not be the case. Nervous athletes feel like “this is who I am” and believe there is nothing they can do to control their nervousness. So they enter