I’m Rebecca Smith, your podcast host, and High Performance Coach. I’m Director of Complete Performance Coaching and founder of The #PerformHappy Community.
Maybe you’re a gymnast with a fear of going backwards. A swimmer who can’t seem to go any faster. Or a parent who is clueless about how to help your child succeed. You might be stepping up to tougher competition and looking to raise your game.
Whether you're struggling with a mental block, or you just had the best season of your life, this podcast is for you.
Kids need resources to deal with the pressure of competition, but they don’t necessarily want it to be their coach or parents.
I teach parents, coaches, and adolescent/teen athletes of all abilities how to achieve their personal best. These are the tips and mental toughness strategies that my clients tell me help them most.
I also provide insights for parents and coaches who want to support their kids and their teams.
Performing well is a blend of hard work, skill and mental toughness. I’ll teach you how to use all 3 to be the best athlete you can, and have FUN competing in your sport.
Mental skills translate to all areas of your life. When kids learn skills to cope with stress & emotion in a sport context, they become better prepared to thrive in school and beyond.
Join me each week as I help people reach peak performance and maximum enjoyment.
How to Stop a Confidence Backslide in Progress with Coach Rebecca Smith
On today's podcast, I'm going to be answering a PerformHappy member's question about how to stop a confidence backslide in action. When your athlete has been getting better and better and you see the confidence rising and then they have a really bad day. How to now make it a big deal and what to do so you can just glide right through it.
Mental Block Tips for Parents with Coach Rebecca Smith
On today's podcast, I'm going to give you a sneak peek into the PerformHappy Parents Facebook Group. We had a parent ask a bunch of questions about her daughter who is really struggling with fear and mental blocks on a lot of skills. So I went into detail explaining basically the ins and outs of why mental blocks are how they are, and why things are not always on this upwards trajectory winning streak. A number of awesome nuggets you can get here if your athlete is currently struggling with a mental block.
3 Quick Motivation Tips with Coach Rebecca Smith
On today's podcast, I'm willing to give you 3 quick tips to get you motivated to do something that scares you. So we're going to figure out how to deal with those what-ifs, what to think about instead when you start to freak out, and then how to start moving forward towards that goal that you know you want but just scares you a little.
Open Letter to the Young Athlete with the Big Dreams with Coach Rebecca Smith
On today's podcast, I am talking to you athletes. So, any athletes out there with big dreams and these might be big dreams that you shout from the rooftops, that everybody knows, you want to go that college or you want to reach that milestone in your sport, or these might be the big dreams that you keep to yourself because you're not totally sure if it's possible for you, either way, if you have those big dreams, this is for you.
Why Athletes Don’t Compete Like They Practice with Coach Rebecca Smith
On today's podcast, I am going to talk about the biological reason why athletes meltdown under pressure, the main difference between the people who thrive under pressure and the ones who don't, and the one thing you need to change in order to increase your consistency in competition.
The ONE THING you need that can make your sport career a success with Coach Rebecca Smith
On today's podcast, I am going to give you the scoop on the one thing you need that can make your sport career a success. So this is going to involve redefining success a little bit. I'm going to talk about what you have to do before you can start to feel successful and that one thing you need and 9 ways to get it.
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Rebecca’s podcast is fantastic! She has diverse guests and each episode is full of positive energy.
Solid Insights for Parents
I was recently a guest on Rebecca's posdcast and it was such a wonderful experience. She is a great hostess, thoroughly prepared and knowledgable on the topics addressed as well as able to add great insights. I was blown away by how fast our time together FLEW by!
Rebecca!!! is extremely helpful with all her wise tips! As a coach and a mother as well, Rebecca inspires me to keep on moving forward regardless of how tough it can get. Thank you!