You make a mistake and that triggers your frustration! You get angry and upset with yourself and that just sends your performance spiraling down the tubes! You get emotional and then lose control!
What's the REAL problem here?
Athletes who struggle with frustration when they perform do so for one KEY reason: They go into their performances with expectations! They bring their goals with them! They have certain standards that they think they SHOULD be maintaining and they're not! Hence, the self-directed anger and frustration.
Coaches, want your athlete to perform their best when it counts the most? Use the "LESS IS MORE" formula!
One of the bigger...