Sports Psychology Podcast: Focus on Success

Sports Psychology Podcast

In this week’s sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps a basketball player who makes mental mistakes in competition.  Sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn helps athletes trust in their abilities and perform with confidence. Dr. Cohn answers the following mental game question:

“I recently walked on to my college basketball team. I put in so much time and effort, yet in the game I constantly make silly turnovers, bad decisions, and mental mistakes.  Why do I make these mistakes in the game?”

In this Podcast, Dr. Cohn gives the top mental game strategies to help athletes strive for success instead of trying to avoid mistakes. Athletes tighten up and underperform when they try too hard to not make mistakes. Listen to this month’s sports psychology podcast to learn how to improve confidence after mistakes.

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The Focused Athlete

It’s probably no secret that you have many opportunities to become distracted in sports. Athletes are bombarded with both internal and external distractions everyday in practice and competition. Focused athletes are able to get the most from their skills because they are more efficient with practice and more concentrated in competition. Athletes who lack focus let distractions run wild through their mind and don’t know how to adjust or refocus.

The Focused Athlete was developed for any level coach, parent, or junior to professional athlete who wants to improve performance and gain a competitive edge. It does not matter if you are a fledgling junior athlete; or a seasoned professional, plagued with distractions; or you just wanting to learn how to improve concentration…

“The Focused Athlete” is a complete system to teach you how to focus like a champion and harness the power of a zone focus every time you step on the playing field, court, track, or course in practice and games!

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