When I tell people that I am a mental performance coach, there are a variety of responses. But there are almost always questions about what it means and what exactly I do. So hopefully this brief FAQ offers some clarity as well as a deeper understanding of how working with me can be helpful to a variety of people.
1. What is sport psychology and how can it help me?
Sport psychology is quite simply the study of how the mind affects performance in sports, and more importantly how athletes and performers can improve performance through the development of mental skills. If you have ever wondered why your performance in games/tournaments/races doesn’t match your performance in training and practice, then you understand how crucial this is.