How Athletes Can Re-Focus
It is a good question. The reason it’s a good question because when you were an athlete, who taught you this skill?
Mental Toughness is caught more than it is taught, but this skill is one that is best learned through trial and error, during practice!
Athletes can be taught to re-focus through specific cues, and these cues are best utilized when they are merged with one’s specific learning style: auditory, visual, or kinesthetic. This helps with how athletes can re-focus.
Obviously each sport will differ on HOW to implement the skill, but it is about getting creative and working within an athlete’s natural ability.
This skill is the top of food chain and watch our flagship video here for more keys; NO FEAR: A Simple Guide to Mental Toughness
Re-focus is the second most difficult mental skill because it is the second most important. However, when it comes down to the actual how athletes can re-focus tools: A strategy is more important than technique. So, here are three.
Dr. Rob Bell is a Sport Psychology Coach. His company DRB & associates coach executives and professional athletes and is based in Indianapolis. Some clients have included three winners on the PGA Tour, Indy Eleven, University of Notre Dame, Marriott, and Walgreens.
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