Athletes and coaches train vigorously in practice and in the gym to be successful in their sport. However, many coaches, athletes, and parents neglect the idea that in order to be successful, it is primarily a mental game. When athletes spend hours and hours learning new techniques to improve their game, they must make sure they apply what they learn in competition. Putting new habits into action can be hard, and athletes must be able to focus on making adjustments and sticking to them. Overcoming the mental barrier of changing your game deals completely with your performance mindset and ability to be confident in your game.
Here are seven steps to improve your mental game.