Are you experiencing barriers preventing you from reaching your peak performance? Do you lose to players you should beat? Do you feel a loss of concentration, anxiety, anger, negative self-talk, inability to let go of bad performances, or a lack of the right support system and more.
If you discover weaknesses that are causing you to lose matches, tournaments and keeping you from taking the lead, you need to develop strategies and techniques to overcome these barriers.
It's hard to make these changes on your own. A sport psychologist, coach or mentor can often be quite helpful in building confidence, reducing anxiety, improving focus and in showing how to enter the zone and stay in the zone.
With the Stay In The Zone techniques the athlete learns about athletic strength and weaknesses within themselves which can help or hinder their ability to excel. It is quite common for us to be on the course, court or field with the athlete and his/her coach or parents. Most people learn a combination of the following skills:
Dr. Granat explains in the article What Is The Zone? And How To Get There More Often" that a small change in the training regime or in mental preparation can be the trigger to stay in the zone.
Learn how top performers avoid choking, get mentally tough, conquer anxiety and stay in the zone when the pressure is on.
Dr. Granat has authored many sports psychology books and programs to learn how to develop peak performance techniques. Elite athletes, young athletes, high school, college, olympic, and professional athletes as well as weekend warriors frequently need an edge to perform to the fullest potential. Managers, entrepreneurs and salespeople can also benefit from these programs.