For athletes mental resilience is the key indicator of success. Drive and volition, confidence, focus, calm and emotional control are some of psychological characteristics of the most successful athletes from different sports like wrestling, boxing and mma.
Here is an infographic by BestCousnelingSchool, explaining how sport psychology can make great athletes:
Most coaches do not know how to teach athletes the essential psychological skills. For athletes psychological skills can help achieving the best physical performances without getting into common sports injuries. Right balance of sports psychology and training can convert ordinary sports persons into brilliant athletes. Take some time to discuss this with your coaches, trainers and athlete friends to make progress in the right direction.
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