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There is a big difference between good athletes, and CHAMPIONS.

Aside from your basic abilities in speed, strength, control, and whatever else is required to master in your particular sport, what's going to set you apart and truly excel is in whether you have developed MENTAL TOUGHNESS.

Even the fastest, strongest, and most skilled athletes will underachieve if they concentrate on the wrong things, are unable to quickly let go of mistakes or bad breaks, lack self-confidence or motivation, or can't handle the pressure of competition. Mental toughness is a way of training your mind right alongside your body, so that you can focus easily, are resilient to failure and set-backs, and know how to address fears, tough opponents, nervousness, slumps, and any other obstacles that come your way. 

 

Browse by question:

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions relating to mental toughness and peak performance strategies. Click the one that most resembles your challenge right now and you'll get more information on that topic.

 

How do I get out of this slump?

 

Why am I so inconsistent when I perform?

 

Why do I do better in practice than competition? 

 

Why is my performance not the same since my injury? 

 

Why am I so afraid to perform skills I already know how to do? 

 

How come certain athletes always psych me out?

 

Why do athletes I out-work always seem to do better than me?

 

Why did I lose a skill I have had for years?

 

Why do I get so nervous before I perform?

 

Here are a couple more challenges that might ring true for you:

I have trouble motivating myself to work hard

 

I have trouble quickly rebounding from mistakes, failures and losses

 


 Looking for more personalized guidance?

Dr. G is one of the only sports performance consultants working one-on-one over Skype using special techniques that have resulted in more quickly and effectively getting athletes around the world unstuck and back on track to peak performance. Call today to talk with Dr. G. and learn how to develop mental toughness, overcome fears and blocks,  and perform to your potential!               Call 413-549-1085 or email: goldberg@competitivedge.com

  

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