Stay Focused No Matter What In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn and Olympian Wendy Bruce talk about how some athletes get distracted and lose confidence because of others' negativity. Learn more about mental game challenges in gymnastics by listening to this week’s sport psychology … [Read more...] about Does Your Athlete Lose Confidence Because Of Others’ Negativity?
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Do You Worry About What Coach and Parents Think? Many athletes we work with on the mental game worry too much about what others think about them. These athletes have a desire for approval from others, such as teammates, coaches, parents, and friends. If you (or your athletes) want to please others, you have a need to be admired, accepted, … [Read more...] about Do You Compete to Gain Others’ Approval?
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, interviews Jen Croneberger, founder and CEO of Excellence Training Camps as well as the president of JLynn Consulting Group LLC. Jen is a softball coach at the college level and has worked in the area of a mental game coach for high school, collegiate, and … [Read more...] about Perform Under Pressure When College Coaches Are Watching
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, helps you appreciate your own talents in sports instead of worrying about what others think. Mental game coach Dr. Cohn helps athletes overcome social approval or athletes who care too much about what other athletes think. Dr. Cohn discusses how … [Read more...] about Do Your Compare Yourself to Other Athletes?