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A Guide to Mental Preparation - 10 steps to Success

Performers can use the following 10 steps to success when preparing for sport.

Step 1 – Attitude – develop your attitude and become positive in outlook… 118 more words

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A Guide to Mental Preparation - Stress Management

Managing stress through performance is important in order to achieve key targets. Although performers suffer from stress, not all stress is bad. Indeed stress can be good as it allows performers to focus. 59 more words

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A Guide to Mental Preparation - Managing Performance Pressure

Performers who manage their own emotions will do better than those who fail to recognise their emotions. Emotions play a huge part in sport and fluctuate between positive and negative. 108 more words

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A Guide to Mental Preparation - Psychological Skills

The use of psychological skills is a useful way to mentally prepare for competition. Psychological skills can be used in isolation or as part of a package. 91 more words

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A Guide to Mental Preparation - Self-Confidence

All performers require high levels of self-confidence as it builds up self-belief. Our performance can dictate self-confidence levels and invariably fluctuation will occur. There are occasions when we are high in self-confidence and at other times we are low. 106 more words

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A Guide to Mental Preparation - Goal Setting

Many performers set themselves goals. A popular goal setting principle includes the SMART process

Specific

Measurable

Achievable

Realistic

Timed

In addition, goals must take into account two principles: 62 more words

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A Guide to Mental Preparation - Mental Toughness

Elite performers are known to be mentally tough. However, to get to this state they must continuously practise mental skills in order to achieve success. Mental toughness is about: 87 more words

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