Your strongest muscle and worst enemy is your mind. Train it well.
People are so focused on their bodies that the mind is disregarded and anything to do with emotion is seen as weak. However the brain is automatically programmed for negative thinking, a default mode, born of a primal need to protect ourselves from it. So it's no surprise that controlling and looking after out emotions takes training, Peak utilises the services of HeadStrong Consulting which is dedicated to helping great athletes become even greater through individual & team coaching, mental toughness exercises and more.
7 SESSIONS TO MENTAL TOUGHNESSThe following 5 Sessions are for athletes and cover Henschen's 5 Cardinal Skills of Mental Toughness:
Coaching Mental Toughness – designed specifically for coaches to assist in strategies for coaching their athletes’ mental toughness
Parenting Mental Toughness – this session focuses on helping parents of athletes discover how to best parent their child-athlete
The following 5 Sessions are for athletes and cover the 5 Cardinal Skills of Mental Toughness
Control – this session helps athletes discover methods for learning to control themselves so they then have a better opportunity to control their performances (primarily focuses on pre-performance anxiety reduction)
Focus and Concentration – athletes learn how to get their mind to where it should be, when it should be there
Imagery – in this session athletes learn how to effectively use the power of their mind and thus put themselves in a better position to succeed
Self-talk – athletes learn that success is a choice and uncover new methods for harnessing their minds effectively and appropriately
Pre-performance Routines – You are warmed up, but are you ready to go? In this session athletes learn how to assure their bodies and minds are ready for game-time.