Concentration in Sports

Improve Concentration for Basketball

Sports Psychology Video

Do you need to limit your distractions during Basketball games? In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers sports psychology questions from athletes, parents and coaches. Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at and click on contact us to submit your mental game questions for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game

One Mental Game Skill All Athletes Must Have

Concentration For Peak Perfromance

Concentration And Focus In Sports Concentration is critical for peak performance in sports, closing out games, competing against top teams, and playing consistently during a long season. Concentration is your ability to focus on what you need to do in the present moment. During a game, there will be countless distractions competing for your attention.

Concentration Tips for Sports Kids and Parents

Video Of The Week

The Focused Sports Kid In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about improving focus and concentration in young athletes. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Do your young athletes tend

Practice Drills To Improve Concentration

Sharpen Your Focus! As a gift for the holidays, we have prepared a free eBook… You (or your athletes) will learn how to improve concentration using practice drills. The bonus eBook is titled: “Sharpen Your Focus: Practice Drills To Improve Concentration.” You can download my free practice drills to improve concentration below by clicking on

How To Anticipate The Unexpected And Adjust

Overcoming The Unexpected

Expect The Unexpected If preparation and planning are the keys to success, what should an athlete do if something interrupts their plan? It happens all the time… You have trained as hard as you could for months and months preparing for some big competition… You have honed your strategy… You feel ready and confident… Then

How To Perform Well Despite A Hostile Crowd

Playing Optimally

Have You Ever Been Intimidate by a Crowd? Do you lose your focus or composure when playing in opposing arenas with loud, vocal crowds? Have you ever been intimidate by a crowd? Maybe the opposing team had a reputation for excelling at their home site (home field advantage) or the opposing crowd was unusually loud…