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