Do you look like a star in practice, but choke up in competition? Does your performance feel tight, controlled, or lack of freedom when you compete? Many hard-working athletes who get lots of confidence from practice get in their own way (mentally) when they compete…
Why do athletes tense up and lose trust in their skills when they compete? Many athletes I work with continue “training” when they compete. They continue with a “practice mindset” in competition. They worry more about how it looks and feels than getting the job done. If you or your athletes do this, you must learn to separate your practice from your performance.
Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coaching who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.
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