Moving on After Poor Performance and Mistakes in Competition In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. Does a poor performance really rock your world and you tend to lose confidence and wonder what's going on? Today I'm answering a questions from someone who had left a question on our blog at … [Read more...] about How to Respond to Poor Performances in Competition
Mental Training in Sports
How Do You Help Athletes in Mental Coaching? In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. I'm continuing my series on: What is mental coaching? How does mental coaching work? And, what do you do as a mental coach? Another question that I receive from listeners is: "What are the things that you … [Read more...] about What Skills Are Learned in Mental Training?
What is The Success Rate With Mental Coaching? In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. I get a lot of questions about mental coaching and what a mental coach does and how the process works... Today, I'm going to answer a questions from one of our listeners about: "How does mental coaching or … [Read more...] about The Mental Coaching Process
What Skills Do You Learn During Mental Coaching? In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers sports psychology questions from athletes, parents and coaches. Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your mental game questions for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Are you curious about what … [Read more...] about What Do You Learn in a Mental Training Lesson?
Do You Need Help With Your Mental Game? This is a very important question because sport performance is largely mental. Every component of practice, rehab from injury, and competitive performance is strongly impacted by your mental game. 10 ways to improve your mental game include: Pushing past the discomfort of a hard training session. Maintaining a positive attitude when you experience … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Improve Your Mental Game
Improving Your Confidence to Play at Your Peak What is the most important tool for athletes? Imagine a golfer about to tee off to start a round with a bent driver in hand... Or a tennis player on the court without tennis shoes... Or a baseball player starting their game without a glove... Starting a competition with damaged equipment or no equipment at all sounds ridiculous. In fact, you … [Read more...] about Don’t Leave Confidence to Chance in Sports
How to Introduce Sports Psychology to Athletes In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Mike about how you can introduce mental coaching to your athletes. Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your mental game questions for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. How do you … [Read more...] about Introducing Mental Training to Athletes
The Benefits of Mental Training Many athletes feel too much pressure in sports and it affects their ability to take practice to competition. Maintaining a certain weight, dealing with early success, navigating through performance droughts, and staying motivated during long training sessions are some of the challenges athletes face. In addition, competing consistently during long seasons, … [Read more...] about How to Use Proactive Confidence
Benefits of Mental Preparation For Athletes With the 2016 Rio Olympics around the corner, sport psychology is receiving increased attention. It’s no longer a secret that the majority of Olympic athletes utilize mental training as a regular component of their training regimen. Olympic athletes understand the importance of having their body and mind running at optimal levels during intense … [Read more...] about How Olympic Athletes Prepare For Rio
The Secret to Success in Sports Do you believe that you will perform twice as good if you trained twice as long? The “more is better” mentality is thrust upon young athletes at a very early age. Parents and coaches try to get to get kids to specialize in one sport at early ages. Parents feel they need to get their child going in a sport early so they are not left behind by other … [Read more...] about Mental Training: How To Avoid Burnout