6 Mental Toughness Hacks for Injured Athletes

Injuries are unfortunately a part of the world of being an athlete, even a corporate athlete.  

I feel bad however when I witness so many athletes having the brutal experiences through their injury and especially returning to injury.

Inside of the sport itself, and not an outside life event, Injuries are the toughest process for an athlete to handle. There are so many emotions, expectations, pressures, and stressors that accompany an injury that outside help is often needed to assist.

Here are 6  hacks for injured athletes.

Let us know if this infographic can help. If you want one more resource check out our other infographic – 5 Simple Action Steps For Hurt Athletes. 


mental toughness hacks for injured athletes

It’s a hinge moment, so athletes will experience getting depressed. Feeling the blues, getting down, sad, and angry is normal, so expect it and learn how to deal with it as a coach or parent as well. 

If you’re the one banged up, then remind yourself that this is temporary!

Here is another infographic that can help 5 actions steps for injuries.  

Here was one of our talks from the NFL combine about helping professional football players deal with these incidents! 

These mental toughness hacks for injured athletes also include being patient and saying “this too shall pass.” It’s simple, but certainly NOT easy! 

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Remember,  It’s not about the setback; it’s about the comeback.


dr rob bell speakerDr. Rob Bell is a Sport Psychology Coach. DRB & associates coach executives and professional athletes. Some clients have included three different winners on the PGA Tour, Indy Eleven, University of Notre Dame, Marriott, and Walgreens.