pregame nerves

Pregame Nerves, Where Do They Come From?

Sports Psychology Podcast

In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a mental toughness question from a sports parent whose daughter’s pregame nerves prevent her from performing at her best. Dr. Cohn discusses some possible causes of feeling tight and anxious before competition. He shares how fear of failure and perfectionistism