What is the Secret Formula to Exposure? There are 3 key elements that combine to give athletes explosive exposure. Enthusiasm: Bring lots of energy Engage: Get on the radar Events: Show you can play Enthusiasm The first ingredient for getting … Continued
In two months, on May 19, 2013, the staff at EXACT will put their money where their mouth is, literally and physically, by competing in the Chicago Tough Mudder hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces. The … Continued
Written by John R. Ellsworth, M.A., Sport Psychology Consultant & Mental Game Coach Website: http://www.protexsports.com/ Phone: 408-235-1500 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org In the moment when the three foot putt is needed to close out a tournament, the golfer carefully adjusts his stroke … Continued
Written by Rick Sessinghaus Psy.DWebsite: www.RickSessinghaus.comPhone: 818-517-9593Email: email@example.com Pres-sure: a: the burden of physical or mental distress From a mental standpoint pressure is usually perceived as a negative force that affects thoughts and behavior. I have heard many elite athletes … Continued
Written by Mark Tobin, Ph.D., PrincipalWebsite: www.thetobincompany.comEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgBlog: www.thetobincompany.typepad.com A basketball team is one point behind as time expires. A player has been fouled with a one and one opportunity. Make both, the team wins. Miss the first, they lose. … Continued
The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the country’s top developmental and competitive platform for elite female youth soccer players, has partnered with EXACT Sports, the pioneers in helping coaches improve understanding of their athletes’ character and mentality, to improve development … Continued
This is Federer’s seventh Wimbledon title, sharing the record with Pete Sampras. While some might credit his win to experience or practice or fitness, it was his mental toughness that made the difference.
Part of the goal in working with athletes either as a sport psychology consultant or as a coach is to produce confident athletes.
Successful athletes are those that are able to maintain confidence despite the negative thoughts and doubts that enter their minds.
Mental preparation and building sustained confidence for an individual and for your team takes time, effort, patience and perseverance.