Overcome Intimidation In Competition
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about how to overcome being intimidated by competitors. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
Here’s the question Dr. Cohn answers this week about overcoming intimidation to perform well in competition:
TERESA ASKS: “My son (who races motocross) just turned 11 and rides to his ability in practice and local races. But he folds at the national level and doesn’t ride anywhere near his ability that he shows at the local level. He gives up on the start, lets everyone go, and then starts to race. How can I find a way to get him to race and not worry about who he is racing?”
Watch the video below to hear what Dr. Cohn has to say to Teresa about her son’s mental game. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to be updated on all our latest videos!
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