Mental Training teaches you an awareness of how your thoughts and emotions affect performance. Individuals often spend countless hours perfecting their physical skills, but how often are they spending on their mental toughness skills? Most times, it is not enough. It is understood that being mentally tough is an important component to being successful, but what does it take to get there?
With a customized mental training and sports psychology program for coaches, athletes, parents and business professionals of all ages and skill levels, you can learn and apply effective techniques to assist in your performance. Mental Training techniques focus on effective goal setting, visualizing success, positive self-talk, controlling your emotions, maintaining ideal energy levels, and creating an ideal focus. By consistently working on these areas, individuals can work towards consistent peak performances.
I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them.Amanda Beard
Before the (Olympic) trials I was doing a lot of relaxing exercises and visualization. And I think that that helped me to get a feel of what it was gonna be like when I got there. I knew that I had done everything that I could to get ready for that meet, both physically and mentally.Michael Phelps
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.Muhammad Ali
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.George Herman “Babe” Ruth
I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.Bruce Jenner
My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win…channel your energy. Focus.Carl Lewis
Visualization was the key to my success.Jack Nicklaus
If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.Carl Lewis