Visualisation : The When the Where and the How?

  Types of Visualisation There are two main types of visualisation used by athletes, motivational and cognitive. Both types can be used to improve self-confidence and then ultimately performance. Motivational visualisation is used to visualise goals and goal orientated behaviours around performing well, it is also used to relax or psych up. Motivational visualisation should put you in a place …

Training Mental Toughness

Training is a key element for any form of success. No long-term sporting achievement is attainable without a significant investment of time and effort in well-designed practice. Despite this many people still focus on physical training and do not place the same importance on training their mind. Three areas are important to consider when looking to develop mental toughness through training; …

Effective Goal Setting

  “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up somewhere else”   Goal setting’s an extremely powerful technique for improving both performance and general well being. There’s overwhelming evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of goal setting in both sport and business; having an effective goal setting strategy enhances the chance of reaching long term objectives and can increase …

Lessons from the US Navy Seals

  Mental Toughness   Talent is a given at elite level as is a willingness to work hard day in and day out. Along with this, athletes need deep focus and a positive mental attitude towards everything that might be thrown at them as top-level sport is characterized by a demand for athletes to excel while performing under pressure. Mental …