Sports Psychology Tips: Mental Toughness Compilation 001
This is the 10th episode of Demystifying Mental Toughness and I’ve been blown away by the success of the podcast to date, so I decided to get creative and pull together some pearls of wisdom from each episode so that you can access some top tips quickly. Listening to the ideas, I hope that you find lots of inspiration and motivation to raise your game and become more effective in chasing your goals.
- Doug Strycharczyk initially shares how Mental Toughness is vitally important in the way that we respond mentally to different situations and challenges.
- Steve Judge talks about his big fight after being told he may never walk again.
- Peter Ramage shares his challenges when training and playing with top international stars when he was a youngster.
- Chris Paisley talks about trying to hit perfect shots when he wasn’t at his best.
- David Charlton discusses how some highly motivated, goal orientated people who are low in learning orientation can be slow to question their approach.
- David Charlton mentions that many people can get comfortable.
- Toby Flood discusses distancing yourself from the “what if’s” and “controlling the uncontrollables”.
- Brendan Pearson shares experiences of lower league professional football.
- Andy Paisley talks about some of his players experiences of playing golf under extreme pressure.
Solutions that are Shared
- Doug Strycharczyk tells the listeners by adopting a Mentally Tough mindset you’ve a much greater chance of success.
- Steve Judge talks you through the power of visualisation and the positive impact it has had when he was competing in triathlon and in his professional speaking career.
- Peter Ramage shares the importance of asserting yourself and having the courage to have open and honest conversations.
- Chris Paisley talks about how he gets out of his own way when he’s out of form approaching a tournament.
- David Charlton shares the highly effective Start, Stop and Continue approach to reflecting on your performances.
- David Charlton talks about the highly motivational process of performance profiling to help you achieve your goals.
- Toby Flood discusses how he uses visualisation and how the mind can’t distinguish between mental imagery and physical practice.
- Brendan Pearson shares advice to young footballers who get a professional contract.
- Andy Paisley discusses how your practice should help you feel more confident and resilience, it’s not just about your swing.
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Global Sports Psychologist who is located near Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK and willing to travel Internationally. David also uses online video conferencing software (Zoom, Facetime, WhatsApp) on a regular basis and has clients who he has supported in USA, Canada, South America, UAE, Australian and New Zealand.
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