Thinking for Yourself

Sports Psychology

Goal Setting for Motivation and Self-Confidence

  • Deciding Your Goals
  • Setting Your Goals Effectively
  • Where Goal Setting Can Go Wrong
  • Achieving Goals and Feedback
  • Summary of Goal Setting

Imagery & Simulation – Practising in Your Mind

What You Should Use Imagery For

  • Making Training Better with Imagery
  • Learning to Use Imagery
  • Using Simulation
  • Improving Technique through Observation
  • Summary of Imagery and Simulation
  • How You Learn in Training and Concentrate In Performance
  • Learning How to Flow
  • Improving Focus
  • How to Improve Your Moods
  • Learning to Control Distractions
  • How to Manage Stress
  • Discovering Your Optimum Stress Levels
  • Symptoms of Stress
  • “Psyching Up”
  • Selection of Stress Management Techniques
  • Avoiding Burn-Out
  • Deciding What You Want Out of Sport
  • Building Self-Confidence
  • Achieving Excellence
  • Bringing It All Together – Your Training & Performance Diary
  • Your Pre-Competition Routine
  • Performing Your Best
  • Your On-Site Psych Plan
  • Your Refocusing Plan

Focus & Flow – How to Achieve Perfect Concentration

Tools for Sports Psychology:

  • Deciding What You Want Out of Sport
  • Building Self-Confidence
  • Achieving Excellence
  • Bringing It All Together – Your Training & Performance Diary
  • Your Pre-Competition Routine
  • Performing Your Best
  • Your On-Site Psych Plan
  • Your Refocusing Plan