Observations: Self Confidence in Sport
David Charlton helps ambitious athletes to reach their aims, faster. He supports a range of motivated athletes and coaches. From talented and driven youngsters, amateur athletes, as well as elite professional athletes, playing in the Premier League, European Golf Tour and Rugby Premiership.
Additionally, David supports business professionals and executives who are looking to improve their performance and/or well-being.
David is a fully approved Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the BPS, BASES and is a HCPC Practitioner Psychologist.
In this episode, David Charlton reflects on previous episodes of Demystifying Mental Toughness. Where he refers back to Gio Valiante, Steve Hackney and Robbie Thompson’s episodes that link to confidence. David shares his observations and offers some key advice for you to manage and maintain your confidence levels.
- Be aware that you can choose not to listen to your inner critic.
- You can give the voice in your head a pet name and tell him or her to be quiet!
- Learning to laugh at your inner critic is a useful tactic on occasions to relax you.
- Recognise when your ego takes over and focus solely on the task.
- The best athletes in the world also talk negatively to themselves, however they are quick to spot it and move on.
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