Anxiety for Athletes

Mindset Training During Layoffs

Motivation During Adversity

Stay Motivated in Adversity How do you feel and what do you do when your training regimen is disrupted? Injuries, illnesses, inclement weather, facility shutdowns and vacations are some circumstances that can disrupt an athlete’s training or competing. Uncontrollable circumstances, such as an injury, can spur several thoughts that create anxiety for an athlete and hurt

Golf Podcast: Free Up Your Putter in Competition

Golf Psychology Podcast

Dr. Patrick Cohn, golf psychology expert and author of the “Golfer’s Mental Edge” CD program, teaches amateur to tour professional golfers how to improve their mental game of golf. In this week’s golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, helps a golfer putt more freely

Why Fear of Failure Leads to Tentative Play

Fear of Failure

Are You Afraid to Fail? More and more, athletes I work with on the mental game come are held back by fear of failure. Fear and fear of failure are a constant source of stress or anxiety that sabotages your or your team’s performance. In sports, most of the fear athletes have is based on

Sports Psychology Podcast: Play Without Fear in Competition

Sports Psychology Podcast

In this week’s sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps an football player who has a mental block when trying to kick PATs. Sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn helps athletes perform without fear and tension in competition. Dr. Cohn answers the following mental game question: “I play football for my high school. I’m a kick