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The Sports Psychology Podcast

English, Sports, 1 season, 107 episodes, 14 hours, 6 minutes
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A sports psychology, mental toughness, and mental training radio show that seeks to help athletes, coaches and sports parents reach peak performance. Learn the latest mental training strategies to identify ineffective mindsets, improve sports confidence, and boost your performance. Get free mental game tips from sports psychology expert Dr. Patrick Cohn.
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Is Your Athlete Playing Safe or Just Appear Lazy?

Welcome to the Sports Psychology Podcast by Dr. Patrick Coach of Peak Performance Sports. Dr. Cohn and Georgia Miller, CMPC discuss the challenges sports parents face with young athletes and how to make sports a better experience. Learn how to spot mental game challenges in athletes, what to say before and after games, and how to improve communication with young athletes. In this episode of the Sport Psychology Podcast, you learn:  Is Your Athlete Playing Safe or Just Appear Lazy? Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental performance coach who works with professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​ Improve your mindset for sports with our certified mental performance coaches. Learn more at peaksports.com. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Performance Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our articles for Sports Parents Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify  
4/14/20245 minutes, 16 seconds
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Too Many Lessons or Just Anxious?

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about an athlete going backwards deispite many lessons. Why would athletes go backwards? Here's the question of the week: RICK: "My daughter is a 16-year-old softball pitcher & volleyball. Despite many lessons, she has gone backwards with her pitching. She cannot get out of an inning...she either walks the batter or hits the batter in the foot. I think she gets overly anxious and has lost her confidence. She is a little timid at times and seems afraid of making mistakes. How can she improve?" Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
8/10/20236 minutes, 10 seconds
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Why Ball Players Have Yips in Game Situations

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about why ball players only have the yips in game situations. It often each to throw bull pens, but in game situations is when the yips can show up. Here is the question I received: DEREK: "I pitch and have the yips. When I throw batting practice or pitch with just a catcher, it’s okay. As soon as a batter enters the batter’s box, I start to YIP.  Game situations or batters in a simulated situation are problems. Why does the yips get worse in a game situation?" Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
7/20/20236 minutes, 49 seconds
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How to Explain Mental Training to Teens

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a parent about how to introduce mental training to young athletes who are not familiar with it. Here's the question of the week: JOY: "I was hoping to find some kind of concise explanation for teenagers on what mental training is and how it can improve their performance – when they practice mental skills consistently." Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
6/29/20236 minutes, 5 seconds
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Avoid Making Comparisons to Other Competitors

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about how to stop making comparisons to others atheltes and paying too much attention to their score as this can hurt confidence and lead to self-intimidation. Here's the question of the week: RACHEL: "How do I ignore the other contestants score when they announce it on the loudspeaker. They announce it right as I'm warming up about to skate. I can't cover my ears because it's not professional, but how do I hear the score and just not care?" Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
6/8/20235 minutes, 2 seconds
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Annoying Sports Parents Who Yell from the Sideline

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about how sports parents can be annoying to other parents watching their kids play. Here's the question of the week: COACH LESLIE: "What do you do when you have a parent on the sideline that is constantly yelling to the kids on the field to pass the ball, cross it or boot it? Parents are coaching the kids on what to do and also it doesn't allow the kids to think on their own." Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
5/18/20235 minutes, 27 seconds
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How to Manage Intensity Before You Compete.

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about how to manage your intensity prior to competition. Here's the question of the week: DARCY: "I sometimes feel as if I’m going through the motions before games and not ready to compete. I think I need to get more up for game to perform better? How can I get myself hyped up before a game?" Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
4/27/20236 minutes, 12 seconds
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How Mental Skills Transfer to Life Skills

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about how learning mental skills can transfer to life. Here's the question of the week: HARRY: "My daughter has “mental game” struggles in her lacrosse that could carry with her as she grows in other areas of her life- school, career, socially. If we can improve her mental approach to lacrosse, can this help her build confidence in all aspects of her life? The problem is she cowers to higher skilled teams or aggressive players." Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
4/6/20235 minutes, 40 seconds
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Should You Always be in the Flow?

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader playing in the flow all the time. Here's the question of the week: WILLIAM: "I think to play well, I have to be in flow. But I can't seem to enter flow at will. How do I always enter into the flow for every time I compete?" Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
3/16/20236 minutes, 15 seconds
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Managing Anxiety and Fear Before Matches

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about how to manage anxiety and fear prior to playing a match. Here's the question of the week: LISA: "I am always so anxious and full of fear before every match. I think I have to dominate the match. I am scared of the opinions of people because I want to go pro and want others to see I’m good." Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
2/23/20236 minutes, 26 seconds
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Why Tell Someone They Have the Yips?

In this episode, Dr. Cohn answers a question from a reader about telling others they might have the yips? It's not a dirty five letter word. JOHN: "Why tell someone they have the yips? Doesn’t this make things worse when you label the person as having a problem?" Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
2/2/20234 minutes, 42 seconds
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How to Visualize the Perfect Game

Should you visualize the perfect hockey game before you play? Athlete are told to visualize, but are they doing it the wrong way? In this hockey psychology podcast, you learn some tips to visualize your hockey performance. Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes and performers improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Please contact us for more details. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
11/27/20226 minutes, 17 seconds
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Focus on Making Plays to Have Better Hockey Statistics

All hockey players want to have good statistics and score points, right? But should you focus on your stats when you play a game? In this episode, you learn what to focus on during the game to have good statistics. Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental performnace coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Learn more at peaksports.com. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
11/19/20225 minutes, 8 seconds
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Do You Have Fragile Confidence Early in the Game? Try This

Does the first shift of the game set your mindset for the rest of the game? Too many players we work with allow the first shift to dictate their mindset for the game. If they make a couple mistakes in the opening shift, they can feel less confident. In this video, you learn how to have more stable confidence throughout the hockey game. Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental performnace coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Learn more at peaksports.com. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
11/6/20226 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to Play Faster without More Training

Are you playing too slow on the ice? Hockey is fast paced and can cause indecision for players. When you second-guess yourself on the ice, this can look like you are playing slow. In this episode, hockey players learn how to play faster by making better decisions. Peak Performance Sports, LLC helps athletes improve mental skills for success in sports. We work with athletes in all sports - junior to professional - via video mental coaching from anywhere in the world. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental performnace coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Learn more at peaksports.com. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
10/30/20226 minutes, 7 seconds
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Fear of Meeting Others' Expectations and Pressure

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps an athlete who thinks he is not playing to the best of his abilities and battling expectations from people around him. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: OSCAR: "I started my junior season of high school basketball. I haven’t been playing well. It feels like there’s too big of a wall in the way of me getting to where I want to be. My confidence is very low. I struggle with feeling like a letdown or that I’m disappointing people around me. I’ve always been told how good I can be, but I’m not really meeting those expectations, nowhere close to meeting them. Anything you could do to help me?" Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Learn more at peaksports.com. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
10/2/20225 minutes, 51 seconds
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How to Take Risks in Basketball and Not Play Safe

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents understand and support his daughter who is struggling to play more aggressively and offensively during competitions. Here is the question Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: Sports Parent, DAVID: "My freshman daughter plays varsity basketball and in a recent player meeting, her coach remarked that she needed to be more offensively aggressive in games like how she is in practice. My daughter explained that she did not want to let the coach or her team down by making a mistake and opts to "make the safe play. Are there any strategies on how I can support my daughter to play a style that takes risks and not worry about making a mistake?" Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
9/11/20226 minutes, 7 seconds
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Helping Soccer Players Who Are Self-Critical

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents on how to address the self-critical mindset of their daughter when receiving feedback from her coach. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: Sports Parent: EVAN: "My daughter is a 14-year-old soccer player with a lot of natural ability. But I think that she struggles with her mental game, particularly being too hard on herself, getting down after mistakes, and responding to a coach’s feedback. My question: is there anything that I can do to help her with her being so hard on herself or being criticized? I feel she is hardwired to be this way as her sister is not this way." Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
8/21/20227 minutes
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Overcoming Pressure and Anxiety in Matches

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps a tennis player who loses against opponents who he thinks he can beat easily, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: ROGER: "I have anxiety, pressure before my matches. I lost to a player whom I could have defeated easily. He just hit the shots slowly and not deep. I know how to attack, but instead of attacking, I just played slowly and gave short balls. The problem is I can hit with pace and deep in practice but not in matches. Is this due to pressure or strategy?" Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
7/31/20227 minutes, 18 seconds
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What Does it Mean to Give Full Effort in Sports?

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents understand a young athlete who has fragile confidence. Here is the question Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: Sports Parent: NICK: "I feel that some young athletes think they are "trying hard" but have no clue about what trying hard actually feels like. My son plays hockey and has earned a spot on a more competitive team. He never exerts the needed effort to win puck battles or to take the puck from opponents. He might not be confident in himself enough. Do you have any suggestions on how to promote that high effort level?" Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
7/10/20225 minutes, 50 seconds
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When Soccer Players Want to Quit

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps a player who wants to quit his game because he thinks he is not the best on the team, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: Duane: "I’m playing soccer and I’m thinking about quitting because I am literally the worst one on the team. I tried to tell my parents that I don’t want to play soccer anymore, but they just kept me in. I think it’s stupid to keep playing for their enjoyment. What should I do?" Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
6/19/20225 minutes, 19 seconds
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Managing Your Emotions When Adversity Hits

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps a player who is struggling to compose himself during difficult times of the game. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers from Zed who had to say this about his game: ZED: "How do I control my emotions when I play. If something doesn’t go my way, I lose my head. How do I stop other people from getting into my head when not having a good game or making mistakes? I get irritated when others are yelling at me." Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental performnace coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Learn more at peaksports.com. Resources for Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
5/29/20225 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Importance of Team Communication

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps a soccer player understand the importance of team communication to achieve success. In addition, he highlights the mindset of moving on from past mistakes and staying in the moment of the game. In this episode, Dr. Cohn Answers a question from Lee who had to say this about this about his game: LEE: "I play goalie on my soccer league team. I am wanting to improve my inner game. Sometimes I have games where I shut down. I get quiet and don't communicate with my team well. I also make unnecessary errors that could be avoided if my mind was right. How can I be more consistent with my mental game and not go into a shell and stop talking?" Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
5/7/20225 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to Keep Shooting After Missing

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps a player on how to stay confident in shooting after a couple of misses during the game, Dr. Cohn answers a question from Sam who had to say this about his game. Sam said: "If I miss a couple of shots in the game, I lose confidence. Or if somebody makes a negative comment, I lose confidence. Eventually, I end up being more hesitant and not play as aggressive. And I miss everything then. Inside, outside, drives. It's hard for me to get out of it. Any ideas on how to get out of that? Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
4/17/20225 minutes, 7 seconds
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When Your Athletes Play Too Safe in Sports

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents understand a young athlete who has fragile confidence. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: Sports Parent: "My son plays for a top soccer team in the state. He does great at practice, and he does amazing in other sports when he’s one of the best in the team. Right now, he is not the best on the team, and he has this fear of messing up during the game and does play less confidently. How Can I help him with this?” Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes -Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
2/26/20225 minutes, 26 seconds
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How Coach Val Whiting Helps Sports Parents

In this week's podcast, Dr. Cohn interviews a former WNBA player, Coach Val Whiting. She was part of two NCAA Championship and she works with U Sports and serves in the National Advisory Board for the Positive Coaching Alliance. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
1/29/202217 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Right Reasons for Every Athlete to Stay in Their Game

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents understand when their athletes should quit sports. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: BETH: I am struggling to figure out if I should quit basketball. I get stressed before every game and practice. I find myself making excuses not to go. This is the only sport I play, and therefore why I find myself attached. My stomach drops every time I think about playing and my mind thinks of the worst. Everything is just too intense. The two-hour practices and even games over the summer, and 11 months straight of playing. Can I overcome these feelings? Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
11/15/20216 minutes, 18 seconds
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Coach: Support Your Athlete's Mental Game

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn explains how to coacher can better support athlete's mental game.  Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: LEO: I’m now a coach but if I had the support of a mental coach while I was a player…who knows where I would be. I’m interested in learning the mental approach in sport so if there is some seminars or literature that you recommend, please let me know. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
11/1/20215 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to Improve Decision Making when Competing

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps an athlete by explaining how to build composure and confidence and take his shots when the opportunity arrives. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: MURRAY: I feel my decision-making in matches isn't where it should be I know I can shoot the ball from anywhere in the 45 on either foot but I lack composure also how can I improve on it. BTW I play Gaelic football. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
10/18/20215 minutes, 31 seconds
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What Athletes Must Do During Post Games

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps an athlete on knowing what to do in post games to improve confidence. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: JACK: Do you have any tips or a program for “Post game (win or lost) assessment? How to evaluate your performance. I’m trying to identify what good parts and the bad parts of my game that needs to improve. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindsed for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
10/4/20216 minutes, 22 seconds
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How to Guide Young and Intense Athletes

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents understand proper guidance for a young and intense athlete in the right manner. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: Missy: I have a 13-year-old daughter, Soccer is her passion. She is super motivated, dedicated, and passionate. How to make sure I am guiding this intense young athlete in the right manner... she's so driven and does this all on her own but I'm afraid of doing her a disservice by not knowing how to navigate the complex world of club sports and give her any competitive edge we can. Or do we, as parents, just sit back and let things unfold as they will. Or perhaps as parents, there is nothing we can really do, it's something she needs to figure out? Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
9/27/20217 minutes, 37 seconds
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How to Manage the Toughest Moments of Elite Competitions

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews a former swimmer and now a mental advocate Kimberly Karducci. They discuss mental health issues and how to best manage the toughest moments of elite competitions. They also talked about her reasons for becoming a mental health advocate and her inspirations in writing her book entitled 'The I of the Tiger". Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. GUEST: Kimberly Karducci: https://www.everythingathletes.com Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
9/18/202117 minutes, 34 seconds
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Parents: When Your Athletes What to Quit Sports

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Cohn helps parents understand when their athletes should quit sports. Here is the question, Dr. Cohn answers in this episode: JESSICA: My son was so excited for football and ready to play. But he already wants to quit…badly, The coaches are pretty hard on them. I don’t know what to do. I don’t want him to quit in the face of challenges, but he’s not happy. It hasn’t been that long. What do you should I do? Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindsed for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
9/13/20215 minutes, 36 seconds
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Helping Athletes Manage High Expectations

In this sports psychology video, Dr. Cohn helps athletes improve their mental game for sports. Learn how to get your mindset right when you compete so you can perform your best. In this podcast, you learn about how athletes place expectations on themselves and also feel them from parents and others. Dr. Cohn answers a question from an athlete who is struggling with expectations from others.  Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. ​​​ Improve your mindset for sports with mental training for athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on Spotify
8/30/20216 minutes, 19 seconds
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Social Approval and Social Media for Athletes

In this sports psychology podcast, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews former Team Canada Junior National Snowboarder. They discuss social approval for athletes in today's world of social media. How expectations from others and social media can impact athletes' mindset and performance. Natalie Allport is a former Team Canada snowboarder, CrossFit athlete, content creator, and mental health advocate for athletes. She hosts the ALL IN podcast. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC. GUEST: Natalie Allport Podcast: https://natalieallport.com/podcast/ Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
8/1/202115 minutes, 26 seconds
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Approaches to Mental Coaching with Dr. Bob Winters

In this week's podcast, Dr. Cohn interviews long-time friend, Dr. Bob Winters, an internationally renowned mental coach, Author and professional speaker.  Known as “Dr. Bob”,  he helps world-class athletes, collegiate players and teams, juniors, and individuals attain confidence and achieve new levels of athletic and business excellence. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
4/14/202122 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Coaching Zone & Leadership with Dr. John Yeager

In this week's podcast, Dr. Cohn interviews Dr. John Yeager about how coaches can improve team dynamics by understanding how to improve atheltes' Confidence, Hope, Optimism, and Team resilience. Dr. Yeager abd Dr. Cohn discuss about how athletes can build resilience in sports. The Coaching Zone Book emphasizes the importance of “coach self- management” – self-awareness and self-regulation through stories, strengths, and shortcomings. Visit: www.TheCoachingZoneBook.com Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
4/8/202126 minutes, 29 seconds
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How Mental Training Will Get You to Your Next Level of Play

Are you or your athletes struggling to get to the next level of play? Many times, an athletes' mental game is preventing them from outpacing other players with equal physical abilities.  In this week's podcast, Dr. Cohn speaks with Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, a former professional tennis player who now is the director of a health and wellness nonprofit that helps people overcome difficult injuries.  Dr. Cohn speaks with Brenda about her personal experiences playing professional tennis and how mental coaching helped her break out to a higher level of play. Learn how mental training, having a support system and developing a positive mindset are just as important as working on your swing and other technical training you do in your sport.  Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
1/31/202124 minutes, 28 seconds
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Why Athletes Worry too Much About What Others Think

Do you or your athletes tend to worry too much about what others think of your performance? As mental game experts, we know that athletes often get preoccupied with what we have termed "outcome thinking," and tend to play too safely or cautiously as a result. While it is good to want to be a successful player, when athletes get too wrapped up in being perfect or never making mistakes, their confidence and performance will suffer. No athlete is perfect and everyone makes mistakes. Athletes need to learn to shift their attention from other players and, instead, focus on their own play. In this week’s podcast, Dr. Cohn speaks about skills you can use to focus your attention on what really matters during the game and avoid comparisons with other players or their performance. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
1/24/20213 minutes, 23 seconds
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Achieve Proactive Confidence for a Healthy Life Balance

Are you an athlete who struggles to maintain a healthy balance between your daily life and your role as an athlete? Many athletes feel a lot of pressure to reach high achievements in their sport and, as a result, lack a healthy balance between their sport and other hobbies that they enjoy.  When there is too much pressure on sports, many athletes begin to struggle with outcome thinking and can become overcome with challenges or adversity. Dr. Cohn speaks with mental coach Frederic Merelle about positive psychology and how in times of adversity, maintaining a healthy sport and life balance can help athletes keep proactive confidence in their game.  Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
1/10/202116 minutes, 31 seconds
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Don't Let Adversity Affect Your Game

Are you an athlete who struggles with fear of failure in competition? Many athletes spend too much time dwelling on their mistakes, feeling that past mistakes define their future play. When too much pressure is placed on winning, rather than on improvement, sports can start feeling like work rather than fun, especially for sports kids. Dr. Cohn speaks with basketball Coaches Jim Huber and Charlie Miller on how athletes can work through their mistakes and bounce back from adversity in their play. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coach who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast on iTunes
1/3/202128 minutes, 17 seconds
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Improve Your Body Language

Do you struggle with negative body language when you compete?  Often times there are certain triggers that lead to your negative body language. Athletes need to be aware of what they are doing to exhibit this negative body language. You don't want to show your opponents that you have a negative mindset. Become aware of what you are doing and create a new positive focal point to remind yourself to stay composed and keep your game face on. Change your internal dialogue to be more positive to help change your body language.    Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coaching who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
11/1/20204 minutes, 12 seconds
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Helping Athletes Take Practice Skills to Competition Consistently

Do you look like a star in practice, but choke up in competition? Does your performance feel tight, controlled, or lack of freedom when you compete? Many hard-working athletes who get lots of confidence from practice get in their own way (mentally) when they compete… Why do athletes tense up and lose trust in their skills when they compete? Many athletes I work with continue “training” when they compete. They continue with a “practice mindset” in competition. They worry more about how it looks and feels than getting the job done. If you or your athletes do this, you must learn to separate your practice from your performance. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coaching who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
8/30/20204 minutes, 7 seconds
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Be All In With Christie Pearce Rampone and Dr. Kristine Keane

Christie Pearce Rampone is a two-time Women’s World Cup champion and eight-year captain of the US Women’s National Soccer Team. She’s co-authored a new book with neuropsychologist and fellow sports mom Dr. Kristine Keane… BE ALL IN: Raising Kids for Success in Sports and Life which offers practical, real world advice on how to handle the pressures felt by youth athletes, parents, and coaches today… How parents can create realistic expectations for kids How to improve game day performance How parents can help their children succeed in all aspects of their life How to help kids reduce the stress of dealing with their coaches, ambitions, and losses Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coaching who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
8/21/202016 minutes, 32 seconds
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Cope with Pregame Anxiety for Athletes

Do you ever get butterflies in your stomach before you compete called pregame jitters? Do you get really nervous before the start of a big match or game and can’t relax after the game starts? Most athletes have felt the negative effects of pressure during their athletic career. Even the best athletes feel pressure before a big game, but they know how to channel the pressure into positive intensity to boost performance. What is pressure and how do athletes experience it? Pressure is a perceived expectation of the need to perform well under challenging situations. Fear of failure and expectation is tied to pressure. When an athletes worries about disappointing others, for examples, he or she is putting pressure on him or herself to not fail or look silly. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a master mental game coaching who works with junior to professional athletes at Peak Performance Sports, LLC.  Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
8/16/20203 minutes, 23 seconds
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Perfectionist Athletes Who are Highly Critical Post Competition

Do you or your athletes only focus on mistakes after competition? Do you criticize your performance instead of learn from it? Or do you disqualify the positive? Perfectionist athletes can be extremely hard on themselves after they compete, which hurts their confidence. These athletes focus on the mistakes, mishaps, bad plays, and what they SHOULD have done better. To grow confidence, athletes need to stop judging their performance harshly and focus on how they can improve… Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
7/26/20203 minutes, 58 seconds
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Perfectionist Athletes Who Are Highly Judgemental

One of the qualities of perfectionist athletes is the fact that they judge their performance extremely harshly. They are very self-critical. Very high level perfectionists want their performance to look good and feel good in order to get the desired results. When they don’t get these results they feel they aren’t performing up to their expectations. To perform better in competition, perfectionists need to learn how to stop judging their performance. Listen to this week’s mental training podcast and learn to overcome this highly judgmental behavior. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
7/12/20204 minutes, 19 seconds
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How to Overcome Lack of Trust in Skills

One of the biggest challenges for perfectionists is the lack of trust in their skills… Lack of trust in skills is the reason perfectionists tend to under perform in competition–compared to practice. Perfectionism leads to: –Over thinking –Stuck in a practice mindset –Worry about what others think –Outcome and aftermath thinking –Anxiety, tentative play, and indecision All of these prevent the perfectionist from performing with trust in competition–and you can see it on their face or in the performance. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
6/28/20204 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to Play for Yourself During Competition

Perfectionist athletes often worry too much about what others (coaches, teammates, parents) think about their performance. We call this social approval fears in our work. This is not only a huge distraction for athletes, but also a source of pressure to perform up to others’ expectations. This is the number one reason athletes cripple themselves with fear of failure. Worrying about what others think leads to tentative or cautious performances. Perfectionists: Learn how to overcome worrying about what others think in this podcast. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
6/14/20205 minutes
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Can Athletes Use Mindfulness to Improve Focus?

Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Dr. Joe Havlick on the use of mindfulness to help athletes and performers succeed. Joe has a Ph.D. in Sport Psychology and works with performers and athletes of many ages, sports, and careers. Joe has a practice of meditation that he offers to all of his clients. Dr. Cohn and Dr. Havlick discuss how the qualities of being a great human being apply to helping athletes and performers. Mindfulness is the process of having a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. When using mindfulness, you are able to notice when your lose focus and be able to refocus on the present moment and not allow distractions from the past or future control your thinking. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
6/9/202017 minutes, 19 seconds
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How to Overcome All or None Thinking

In this Mental Training podcast, you learn why perfectionist athletes partake in irrational thinking. In this case “all or none thinking” and how to prevent it. One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they view their performance as black or white, good or bad, with no shades of gray in between. This leads to athletes judging their performance harshly when they don’t perform up to their unwritten standards. These athletes over analyze and judge their performance as either good or bad, while performing, and get stuck on the last shot, skill, or play. Thus, they lose their flow and ability to focus in the moment. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/31/20204 minutes, 20 seconds
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Challenges for Athletes' Return to Sport with Brenley Shapiro

This week Dr. Cohn speaks with Brenley Shapiro for The Sports Psychology Podcast. Shapiro is the founder of Heads Up High Performance in Toronto. She’s a Sport Psychology, Performance Consultant and Certified Sports Vision Trainer. She’s the first female Mental Performance Consultant for the Arizona Coyotes in the NHL, as well as the OHL for the Peteborough Petes. Brenley has been in practice for over 20 years working with athletes, teams, individuals, and organizations, and is the founder of Heads Up High Performance. Brenley has extensive experience and a specialized focus in work with hockey teams and players internationally and at every level from minor hockey, through to the OHL, WHL, KHL, AHL & NHL. Brenley has also been involved in the OHL Combine, U15 Program of Excellence with the Ontario Hockey Federation, and sits on the expert panel for the Coaches Association of Ontario. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/25/202017 minutes, 21 seconds
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Anxiety and Tension in Perfectionist Athletes

In this sports psychology podcast of Sessions with Doc, Dr. Cohn discusses how perfectionist athletes have anxiety and tension when they compete. One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they feel a lot of anxiety and worry due to their fear of failure. Often the fear is about disappointing others and not being seen as the star athlete by others. These athletes tend to focus more on the outcomes rather than the process. And they are both distracted and feel pressure to do well for others. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/17/20205 minutes, 1 second
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Dr. Cassidy Preston on Athletes and Social Approval

In this podcast of Mental Training Sessions with Doc, we talk to Dr. Cassidy Preston. Dr. Preston is the founder of Consistent Elite Performance and is a full-time Sport & Performance Psychology Consultant that specializes in working with elite athletes, teams, and businesses. Cassidy has an extensive background in hockey as a former OHL & PRO player. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/10/202018 minutes, 36 seconds
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Perfectionist Athletes Who Are Easily Frustrated

In this podcast of Mental Training Sessions with Doc, you learn why perfectionist athletes become easily frustrated. One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they get upset very quickly when they make mistakes. These athletes lose emotional control quickly and become derailed mentally when they are not performing up to their standards or expectations. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/3/20204 minutes, 55 seconds
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Perfectionism in Sports and Life

In this podcast Dr. Patrick Cohn, Master Mental Game Coach, speaks with Ella McCrystal. McCrystal is Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist and counselor in the UK. In this podcast Ella and Doc speak about the top challenges for perfectionists in athletics and life. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs Follow Ella on instagram @ellamccrystal Connect with Ella on her website *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
4/24/202014 minutes, 5 seconds
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Perfectionist Athletes With Fragile Confidence

One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they tend to have more confidence in practice than they do in competition. Fragile confidence means that athletes’ confidence goes up-and-down rapidly depending on how they are performing in the moment. And this ties into athletes’ high expectations… Learn how to get off the confidence roller coaster and have more stable confidence, which should be a goal for all athletes. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
4/19/20204 minutes, 57 seconds
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Perfectionist Athletes Who Have High Expectations

Today you learn about the second challenge in the Top 10 Challenges of Perfectionism. Here, you learn about perfectionist athletes who have high expectations. One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they are very hard on themselves due to their extremely high expectations or standards for their performance.  When athletes fail to reach their high expectations, it has a negative effect on their confidence because they questions why they can’t perform up to their self-imposed standards. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
4/5/20205 minutes, 18 seconds
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Athletes Who Are Stuck in a Practice Mindset

Today on the Top 10 Challenges of Perfectionism Dr. Cohn talks about athletes who are stuck in a practice mindset when they compete. One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they are very comfortable in their practice routines, but as comfortable in competition–for many different reasons. One reason is they are confident in their practice, drilling, and they perform well in practice. But at game time, they try too hard to be perfect with their technique. Listen to the full podcast to learn more about how athletes get stuck in a practice mindset and how over thinking limits athletes ability in competition. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
3/22/20204 minutes, 3 seconds
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Perfectionist Athletes

Today I’m introducing a new mental training series on the Top 10 Challenges of Perfectionism. Some of the greatest athletes ever are perfectionists including Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, and Serena Williams. So how did they get away with being perfectionists? Is this part of the reason why these athletes are great or is perfectionism a thorn in their side? The best athletes are able to parlay the advantages into shaping their greatness while managing the disadvantages that come with being a perfectionist. Listen to the Podcast to learn more about how to overcome some of the disadvantages of perfectionism and use this mindset to your advantage. And check back soon for the first episode of the Top 10 Challenges of Perfectionists: Stuck in a Practice Mindset. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
1/24/20204 minutes, 20 seconds
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Interview with Matthew Farber

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. Why do so many athletes struggle with confidence? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn about Matthew Farber's experience in mental coaching. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
10/6/201920 minutes, 3 seconds
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Improve Concentration for Basketball

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. What do I need to do to focus better in my basketball games? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn how to cope with distractions during the basketball game. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
8/3/20194 minutes, 52 seconds
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Playing Too Tight in the Basketball Game

Are you a basketball player that often plays too tight in your game? In this video I’ll discuss: Basketball players who tend to play too tight in the basketball game. In this video, Dr. Cohn will talk about how to take all the skills you display in practice and implement them in your game. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
7/28/20195 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to Stop Overthinking in Basketball

Do you struggle with overthinking and playing indecisive on the basketball court? Listen to this podcast to learn how to be more decisive and think less on the basketball court. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
7/21/20193 minutes, 59 seconds
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Stable Confidence in Basketball

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. How to have stable confidence in Basketball? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn how to have confidence in basketball. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
6/23/20196 minutes
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5 Mental Toughness Skills for Basketball

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. What are some Mental Toughness Skills for Basketball?   Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn how to be mentally tough in basketball. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
6/2/20196 minutes, 10 seconds
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Interview with Phil Costa, Retired NFL Player

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. How do I transition out of being an athlete? How do I stay focused when I know I'm nearing the end of my athletic career? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn how to relax the mind and body in basketball. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/19/201915 minutes, 53 seconds
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Relaxing the Mind & Body in Basketball

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. How to relax the mind & body in basketball? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn how to relax the mind and body in basketball. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
5/12/20195 minutes, 24 seconds
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How to Respond to Poor Performances in Competition

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. Does a poor performance really rock your world and you tend to lose confidence and wonder what's going on? Today I'm answering a questions from someone who had left a question on our blog at peaksports.com/sports-psychology-blog. Here's what Rick had to say: "I'm in need of some help... I just had one of the worst football games of my entire football career and it is breaking me down slowly. I need to know how to get over this and move on." COHN: Rick, good question. It is really really important for athletes to respond to losses, to respond to poor performances in the right way. A lot of times athletes with fragile confidence will tend to implode after a poor performance. COHN: What is a poor performance? You can ask yourself that question... Often it is when you perform below your standards or below your expectations, feeling like you made too many mistakes or you didn't score enough points or you shot too high of a number in the golf round. COHN: So, poor performances are transient, in other words, they are temporary, unless you get on the doubt bandwagon and start to doubt your skills, you start to change thngs up radically sometimes it'll work but most times, when you start changing things up radically, then you go downhill. Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to learn how to respond to poor performances. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
12/9/20184 minutes, 39 seconds
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What Skills Are Learned in Mental Training?

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. I'm continuing my series on: What is mental coaching? How does mental coaching work? And, what do you do as a mental coach? Another question that I receive from listeners is: "What are the things that you do as a mental coach? What are the things that you work on when you're working with athletes?" COHN: It is a good question and one I receive often from people that will call in requesting more information about the mental coaching or write in via our website at peaksports.com and they want more information about: What do you do in your sessions? How do you help athletes? COHN: It may not be what you think because I am not a therapist, i am not a psychotherapist, I am not a psychologist... I'm a coach and simply a mental coach. COHN: So, what that means is I work on the mental preparation piece and helping athletes take their practice game to competition successfully. COHN:where my work really comes in is when athletes are under performing in competition. They are having problems taking their practice game to the actual game and they struggle with fear of failure, with doubt, lack of confidence, lack of trust in their skills getting highly upset or frustrated... COHN: So, what is is that I do? What are the mental skills that I actually teach athletes? Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to find out what he teaches athletes in the mental coaching program. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
11/25/20186 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Mental Coaching Process

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. I get a lot of questions about mental coaching and what a mental coach does and how the process works... Today, I'm going to answer a questions from one of our listeners about: "How does mental coaching or mental training work?" COHN: Once we get connected with an athlete that is interested in metal coaching, we will ask a few questions and see if it is a good fit. Sometimes it is just not a good fir and for whatever reason we feel like the athlete isn't read for mental coaching or doesn't need mental coaching. COHN: So we just start with a conversation with an athlete or parent about what we do as a mental coach and ask them a few question about their mental game. COHN:Once were on go and an athlete commits to doing the mental training with us, then we shoot off two different assessments for the athlete. One is called an AMAP Assessment, or Athlete's Mental Aptitude Profile, and the second is the AMAT Test, which we use as a pre-coaching gauge to find out where the athlete is with their mental game. Listen to Dr. Cohn's new podcast to find out the next steps in the mental coaching program once we have the forms back. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
11/11/20185 minutes, 14 seconds
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What is Mental Game Coaching?

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers mental game questions in Sessions With Doc. We get a lot of questions about doing mental coaching and what mental coaching is all about. There are some myths and misconceptions out there so I would like to start to clear that up. One of the questions I received from my listeners is: "What is the success rate with your mental coaching?" When I get that questions I know that person doesn't really understand mental coaching because what I do is not about curing people, it is not about fixing people, it is not about getting them from 1 place to the next instantly... So, what is mental game coaching? Listen to this week's podcast to learn more about mental game coaching. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes  
10/28/20185 minutes, 3 seconds
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Fragile Confidence and Perfectionism in Volleyball

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. Do you struggle with fragile self-confidence in games? In this podcast, Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan discuss: When perfectionist volleyball players struggle with self-confidence and momentum changes in games. COHN: Fragile self-confidence obviously is a real challenge for athletes because their confidence tends to go up and down like a yoyo. COHN: We’re going to talk about perfectionists that tend to lose confidence quickly. In other words, they make a mistakes, mess up and then their confidence gets thrown out the window. COHN: What do you see with perfectionists and either making mistakes or other things that rock their confidence? Listen to this week's podcast to learn more about staying confident through momentum changes in games. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
9/2/20187 minutes, 10 seconds
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Trusting Your Skills in Volleyball Games

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. Are you (or your volleyball players) able to take your practice game to competition? In this podcast, Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan discuss: When perfectionist volleyball players go from practice to game time, they tend to lost trust in their skills. COHN: We know trust in ones skills the ability to take their practice game and what that have learned and apply it to a game situation, is vitally important. COHN: What does it look like when a volleyball player is trusting his or her skills verses when they are not? What is the difference? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan to learn more about trusting your skills in games. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
8/19/20187 minutes
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How to Manage Perfectionism in Volleyball

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. Are you (or your volleyball players) highly self-critical of your performance? In this podcast, they will discuss... What tips can volleyball players use to manage perfectionism in games? COHN: We know one of the qualities of perfectionists is they are super critical of their performance; every play, every touch, they analyze and critique. COHN: How does that work for volleyball players and what are the challenges with that when they are trying to play a game? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to volleyball players to learn more about managing perfectionism in games. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
8/5/20185 minutes, 19 seconds
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Perfectionist Players & Volleyball

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will discuss... What are some challenges with perfectionist players? COHN: We know that perfectionism is a big challenge for volleyball players and in all sports… COHN: Perfectionists have some great qualities; they are highly motivated, goal oriented, always want to improve and strive to get better. But we also know that is comes with challenges when going to competition from practice. COHN: What are some of the challenges? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to volleyball players about the challenges with perfectionism. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
7/22/20184 minutes, 48 seconds
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How to Help Athletes Stay Aggressive At The End of a Game

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. Do you have teams that tend to get tight at the end of a set when maybe they didn't expect to win against the opponent and they tighten up and end up losing the set? In this podcast, they will answer the question of the week... "How do you help athletes stay aggressive at the end of a set or match when the game gets tight?" COHN: We know that then end of a game can be more pressure for some athletes... Maybe they tend to think too far ahead about the outcome... COHN: What are the challenges for athletes that they tend to get tight at the end of a match? What are they doing? MEGAN: They try to protect their lead. They start to play safe and to not make mistakes. MEGAN: When they play not to make mistakes, they tend to overthink and over control instead of trusting their ability and shining on a set and attacking a ball, they try to place it on an open spot on the court. MEGAN: When they put easy balls over, they give the opposing team an opportunity to attack. COHN: Good point... and I think if you give the opposing team the opportunity to attack, what is happening is that the opponent will start to make a comeback and sense that the player in the lead is all of the sudden playing safe and protective instead of aggressive and attack. COHN: It gives your opponent the ability to take control over the match. COHN: How do you help players with this issue at the end of the game when the pressure is on the line and you want them to finish the set? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to athletes about staying aggressive and trusting their skills. Resources for Athletes, Coach, and Sports Parents Learn about Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our a FREE Mental Toughness Report Read our Sports Psychology Articles Check out our Sports Psychology Audio Programs *Subscribe to The Sports Psychology Podcast at iTunes
7/8/20184 minutes, 20 seconds
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How to Mentally Focus In Games

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. Dr. Megan is new at Peak Performance Sports. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will answer the question of the week... "How do you teach players to mentally focus throughout an entire game?" COHN: Dr. Megan, obviously focus is super important for any athlete and certainly volleyball players.  COHN: What are the challenges you find that players tend to struggle with or what gets in the way of focus when playing? MEGAN: In a volleyball match, players can be distracted by a number of things especially playing a tournament in club... There are over 100 courts in 1 area, so many whistles, balls, fans... it gets pretty chaotic in there. MEGAN: Those are external distractions but there is another category of internal distractions, such as negative thinking... MEGAN: What do you think are the top distractions for athletes, Dr. Cohn? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to athletes about maintaining focus throughout an entire game. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Mental Toughness Report! "10 Costly Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make: What Athletes And Coaches Must Learn To Improve Mental Preparation"
6/17/20186 minutes, 5 seconds
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How to Help Players Cope With Mistakes in Games

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan. Dr. Megan is new at Peak Performance Sports. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will answer a question from one of our readers... "How do you help players cope with mistakes and keep their head in the game so they can continue to play confidently?" COHN: We know that athletes tend to unravel and have challenges with mistakes, especially young athletes. They tend to beat themselves up and be self-critical. COHN: Perfectionist athletes are the ones that really struggle with mistakes... MEGAN: Perfectionists, like those I've coached, have very high expectations and they are very self-critical of the way that they play and what they do during performance. COHN: What happens to them mentally after they make mistakes? What are the challenges associated with post mistakes? Do they get frustrated? Do they over analyze? Do they start critiquing? Do they look at coach? What happens then? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to athletes about how they can let go of mistakes and still play effectively. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Mental Toughness Report! "10 Costly Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make: What Athletes And Coaches Must Learn To Improve Mental Preparation"
6/3/20186 minutes, 22 seconds
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How to Have Stable Confidence in Games

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan. Dr. Megan is new at Peak Performance Sports. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will answer a question from our most recent survey... "How do you have stable confidence during a game so it doesn't go up and down with every mistake or problem?" Do you have athletes that tend to get on the confidence roller coaster when they make mistakes or are challenged in games and their confidence tends to go up and down rapidly? COHN: Dr. Megan, how may confidence change during competition? MEGAN: Fragile confidence is definitely an issue in sports, as I see it all the time in volleyball as a player and a coach. COHN: This is a number 1 problem for athletes... They have this yo-yo syndrome with their confidence. When they are performing well, their stable with confidence but when one or two mistakes come, it is like someone took a pin and burst their confidence bubble. COHN: Is it really fair to yourself to lose all of your confidence you have been working on after one or two mistakes in competition? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to athletes about how they can maintain their confidence when they aren't playing their best. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Mental Toughness Report! "10 Costly Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make: What Athletes And Coaches Must Learn To Improve Mental Preparation"  
5/20/20186 minutes, 34 seconds
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Overcoming Doubt in Triathlons

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Andre Bekker, a professional cyclist and previously ranked #1 in the age category 50+ for the 70.3 Triathlon long distance. Another big challenge we find with triathletes is that once they start the run and are already 5, 6, 7 hours into an Ironman, they really start to have doubts about what they are doing... They start questioning why they are doing this and why are they putting themselves through this pain... How do racers push through that doubt and questioning why they are doing this after hours of racing? BEKKER: "That's a good question having been there myself..." After you've been racing for 6 or so hours and still have about 3 hours left, you start asking questions... You start doubting your training... You start doubting your nutrition... There are questions that run through your mind such as, "What am I thinking? What am I doing? Isn't it better to just go home?" This is where mental toughness comes in more than anywhere else... Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Andre Bekker give to triathletes when they are already hours into the race, with hours left and they start doubting themselves. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Mental Toughness MP3 for Triathletes! "Mental Toughness Skills in Racing For Triathletes: What Every Triathlete, Runner and Cyclist needs to Know About The Mental Game of Racing." Check out our newest workbook program for improving mental toughness in triathletes: Triathlete Confidence  
4/8/20189 minutes, 57 seconds
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Staying Composed on The Bike Leg in a Triathlon

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Andre Bekker, a professional cyclist and previously ranked #1 in the age category 50+ for the 70.3 Triathlon long distance. A big challenge that triathletes face when on the bike leg is that they tend to worry about who is around them and very often get irritated with another person on the bike leg that keeps slowing down or passing them. How do you have that composure when there is another biker on the bike leg trying to get into your head? BEKKER: "I cannot think of a single race where that has not happened. That is one of the biggest challenges for people on the bike leg..." It is very important to have those mental toughness tools that help you go back to being calm. You may think to yourself, "What am I doing? I have a race plan." It is important to have those mental toughness tools to be able to completely ignore the competitor and focus on your own race. Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Andre Bekker give to triathletes when trying to stay composed on the bike leg when others are trying to pass or slowing you down. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Mental Toughness MP3 for Triathletes! "Mental Toughness Skills in Racing For Triathletes: What Every Triathlete, Runner and Cyclist needs to Know About The Mental Game of Racing."
3/25/20188 minutes, 21 seconds
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How to Mentally Prepare For Challenges in Races

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Andre Bekker, a professional cyclist and previously ranked #1 in the age category 50+ for the 70.3 Triathlon long distance. Do you have a race plan? Do you use visualization before races? You want everything to go smooth during races... but what happens when your goggles fall off or your bike tire pops? What do you do when you have equipment issues or failure? How do you prepare mentally to deal with some of these challenges in the middle of a transition or swim? What do you do? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Andre Bekker give to triathletes when having difficulty during a race with equipment. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Mental Toughness MP3 for Triathletes! "Mental Toughness Skills in Racing For Triathletes: What Every Triathlete, Runner and Cyclist needs to Know About The Mental Game of Racing."  
3/4/201811 minutes, 11 seconds
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Overcoming Momentum Changes in Hockey

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Do you play hockey and occasionally lose your confidence? Matt wrote in and said: “My son is a 14 year old hockey goalie. He plays at a high level. He's trained by professionals and is considered one of the top goalies in our area. He suffers from sporadic confidence issues in games. I would like some guidance on helping build his confidence and competitiveness. He is also a shy child so the confidence will help overall. Thanks.” Young athletes tend to ride the confidence roller coaster because they allow mistakes, or they allow teammates or they allow officials or maybe they let in bad goals, they allow that to submarine confidence... You don't want your atheltes on the confidence roller coaster or have fragile confidence, you want them to have stable or long term confidence.  What should you do to help your young athlete stay confident during momentum changes? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn gives to young athletes for staying confident in games. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Hockey Psychology Report! "Discover 10 Deadly Mistakes Hockey Players Make With Their Pregame Attitude"
12/10/20175 minutes, 4 seconds
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How to Help Athletes Cope With Intense Coaches

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Does your son or daughter freeze up on the playing field because the coach is really intense? Kay said: “Intense coaches make my son freeze up on the field, lose confidence and want to quit the sport he loves. What can I do to help him stay relaxed and play well?” In this video you’ll learn: How to help your athletes cope with the coach's behavior. What can you do in this situation? Listen to this week's podcast to learn how you can teach your athlete that it is okay to make mistakes and to stop worrying about what the coach will do. Head over to YouthSportsPsychology.com and learn how to instill confidence and succes in young athletes: Youth Sports Psychology Download our FREE confidence report for sports parents! 10 Tips to Improve Confidence and Success in Young Athletes
10/29/20178 minutes, 57 seconds
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Integrating The Mental Game in Training Players With Coach Kav

In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Justin Kavanaugh, better know as Coach Kav. Coach Kav has been a coach for over 15 years. He's trained over 50,000 athletes and helped prepare hundred of college and future NFL players for their combines and pro days. He has a wealth of training and business experience in the field and is regarded as one of the top speed experts in the country. He recently published a groundbreaking Athlete Self-Help Book that went #1 best seller on amazon the week it was released. He contributes his secret to success to understanding the athlete starting from the inside, and being honest with them from day one. His programs emphasize the complete athlete: Mind, Body, and Spirit, which they will be discussing. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes
10/15/201719 minutes, 36 seconds
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Common Fears For Ball Players With Throwing Yips

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Do you struggle with throwing down to 2nd base or simply throwing balls in a baseball game? Jason said: “I grew up playing baseball my whole life. I get nervous when I even just think about throwing and when I try to throw hard at my target I throw it in the dirt or over the person’s head. How do I get over this?” In this video you’ll learn: The fears that cause you to throw a ball into the dirt or throw it over the pitchers head or the 1st baseman’s head unexpectedly. We call this the throwing yips in baseball. What are the yips? Listen to this week's podcast to learn more about the yips and what Dr. Cohn says you can do to get relief and throw freely again Head over to Peak Sports and check out Breaking The Yips Cycle: Breaking The Yips Cycle: Mental Strategies to Improve Confidence & Throw Freely Again Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle
10/1/20178 minutes, 16 seconds
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Letting Go of Mistakes on The Court

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. This week's question is: “I play tennis and very frequently get mad at myself and my game. I cannot seem to let go of my mistakes and need help with myself mentally on the court. I am constantly blaming myself for all the mistakes. What would you suggest?” Listen to this week's podcast to see what mental game tips Dr. Cohn gives to tennis players for letting go of on court errors. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Tennis Confidence program: Tennis Confidence: Mental Toughness For Tournament Players Download our FREE tennis psychology report!  Six 'Unforced Mental Game Errors Tennis Players Make Between Points
9/17/20175 minutes, 10 seconds
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Playing Consistent Hockey

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Do you tend to struggle with your consistency in hockey games? Adam wrote in and said: “I’m 17 and I have a question about inconsistency… I play hockey and this season was just a perfect one but now I made it to my national team U18 and had just a few awful games and the worst part is that my team is counting on me as I play the first two lines and I should be the one to carry the team. How do I get back to the performance that I had all year long?” When atheltes try to up their game and try too hard, often it doesn’t work… Why would trying too hard be a problem? What should you do instead of trying harder and overthinking your game? Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn gives to play consistent hockey again. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Hockey Psychology Report! "Discover 10 Deadly Mistakes Hockey Players Make With Their Pregame Attitude"
9/3/20178 minutes, 12 seconds
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When Anxiety Makes Young Athletes Quit

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Do you have a young athlete that feels a lot of anxiety about his or her performance and is ready to give up? Brad wrote in and said: “My son is a great soccer player but at 16 he has given up due to anxiety and panic attacks and he says he has lost his passion for the game. What do I do, or do I help him as he doesn’t seem to care about playing soccer anymore? Please help.” How do you know if its performance anxiety or loss of motivation? Listen to this week's podcast to learn Dr. Cohn’s mental game tips about how parents can help. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Soccer Psychology Report! 7 Costly Mental Game Mistakes That Block Soccer Players' Success
8/20/20176 minutes, 49 seconds
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Taking Practice Putting to The Course

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Do you have great mechanics and putt freely on the practice green, but when you go to the golf course you tend to struggle on the greens? Don wrote in and said: “I’m a mid to high handicap golfer and I have problems putting. Mechanically all seems fine but when I get over the ball things start to change. I start to question my mechanics and maybe focus too much on stroke. Do you have any ideas on why this happens for golfers?” Golfers with the yips, whether it is putting, chipping or full swing, feel different mechanically when they move from the practice green to the course. Golfers tend to get more mechanical because they think that’s whats going to help them hit a better shot. What Changes on The Course? Listen to this week's podcast to learn Dr. Cohn’s mental game tips on how to take your practice putting to the greens. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE Putting Yips Report! Anti-Yips Putting Drills: Practice Drill For Freer Putting
8/6/20176 minutes, 14 seconds
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Help Kids Build Resilience With Dr. Kate Lund

  In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Dr. Kate Lund. Dr. Kate Lund is a licensed clinical psychologist and performance coach with more than 15 years of experience. She has specialized training in medical psychology from Shriners Burn Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, all of which are affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lund uses a strengths-based approach in working with athletes and teams to improve their mental game in sports, school, and life while helping them to reach their full potential. Dr. Cohn and Dr. Lund discuss her new book called "Bounce: Help Your Child Build Resilience And Thrive in School, Sports And Life" and her approve in helping kids thrive. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes  
7/23/201719 minutes, 16 seconds
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How to Introduce Sports Psychology to Athletes

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. How do you introduce mental training to your kids without them feeling like something is wrong? Mark wrote in and said: “I don’t know how to help my son realize that he has a throwing issue without destroying his confidence. How do I approach it with him? I want him to ask for help, as I want him to be the one that engages in mental coaching.” Why are athletes afraid to do mental training? Listen to this week's podcast to learn Dr. Cohn’s mental game tips about how parents can introduce mental training to their athletes without hurting their confidence. Head over to Peak Sports and check out our Mental Coaching Programs: Mental Game Coaching For Athletes Download our FREE mental toughness report! 10 'Costly' Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make
7/9/20175 minutes, 38 seconds
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How to Take Your Practice Hitting Into The Game

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: “My son is struggling with bringing his practice batting to the game. Is this a confidence thing? In practice, his mechanics are perfect. In games, he changes his hand position and cant hit. Can you advise me so I can pass it on to my son?” What changes from practice to game time? Is there a fear of failure or embarrassment? Do You Struggle With Taking Your Cage Batting to Games? Listen to this week's podcast to learn Dr. Cohn’s mental game tips to overcome fear and take your practice batting to games. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Mental Edge For Baseball and Softball Players: The Mental Edge For Baseball And Softball Players: Mental Toughness Strategies For Ultimate Confidence Download our FREE baseball and softball confidence report! 6 Costly Mental Game Mistakes Baseball And Softball Players Make While Batting
6/25/20175 minutes, 29 seconds
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Coaches Who Distract Athletes by Yelling

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: “How do athletes handle coaches that constantly yell instructions during the game? This appears like it distracts or confuses athletes more than it helps…” Are these valid instructions being yelled? How can you focus when you are distracted by coach’s instructions? Listen to this week's podcast to learn Dr. Cohn’s mental game tips about what happens when coaches constantly yell things from the sidelines during competition. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Focused Athlete: The Focused Athlete: A 14-Day Plan For Superior Concentration Download our FREE mental toughness report! 10 'Costly' Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make  
6/11/20175 minutes, 3 seconds
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Applying Soccer Practice Skills to Games

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Do you look like a star in practice but can’t take your skills and confidence to games? This is the number 1 reason why soccer players contact me for mental coaching… They can’t take their practice skills to games. First, they need to understand why they are struggling in games.   It is often about perfectionism or fear of failure. How can you apply your practice skills and tricks in games with confidence? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about the underlying issues and what soccer players can do to apply their practice skills in games.. Head over to Peak Sports and check out Soccer Confidence: Soccer Confidence: Mental Toughness Strategies For a Competitive Edge Download our FREE soccer psychology report! 7 'Costly' Mental Game Mistakes That Block Soccer Players' Success
5/28/20176 minutes, 4 seconds
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Catchers Who Alter Their Throwing Mechanics in Games

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Why do ball players go to a different throw in game situations compared to what they are capable of doing in practice? Fear of failure prevents ball players form using their normal, confident throw in games. What is the underlying challenge in game situations? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about the underlying issues and what ball plates have to do to regain confidence in throwing. Head over to Peak Sports and check out Breaking The Yips Cycle: Breaking The Yips Cycle: Mental Strategies to Improve Confidence & Throw Freely Again Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle  
5/14/20175 minutes, 50 seconds
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How Do You Know if Your Athlete Has Burnout?

In “Sessions With Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Do you have an athlete who seems to be losing their edge and others are catching up to them? Are you wondering if they are losing interest or have burnout? How do you know if your athlete has burnout? Listen to the podcast, Burnout In Youth Sports, to learn what signs and symptoms Dr. Cohn gives to sports parents to assess if their athletes have burnout. Download our FREE sports parents and young athlete report: 10 Tips to Improve Confidence And Success in Youth Sports
4/30/20175 minutes, 53 seconds
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How To Deal With Teammates That Bully

In ” Sessions With Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Do you have a kid that you feel like is being bullied by teammates or a coach and you’re unsure what to do? Dr. Cohn talks about what can you do if you feel like your child is being bullied in sports. In what ways can parents address the situation? Listen to the podcast, Bullying in Youth Sports, to see what tips Dr. Cohn gives to sports parents to help address their bullying issues. Download our FREE report for sports parents and their athletes: 10 Tips to Improve Confidence And Success in Young Athletes
4/16/20176 minutes, 23 seconds
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Does Changing Mechanics Help The Yips?

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Do you have a coach that wants to change your mechanics because they see you throwing without accuracy in games? Changing mechanics will not help you over come the yips… The yips are not a mechanical problem. Listen to this week's podcast to learn more about why Dr. Cohn says changing mechanics is not a solution to overcome the yips. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Mental Edge For Ball Players: The Mental Edge For Baseball and Softball Players: Mental Toughness Strategies For Ultimate Confidence Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle
4/2/20175 minutes, 41 seconds
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How Do The Yips Start in Baseball?

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: How do the yips start in baseball or softball? Where do the yips come from? The yips can start when you have tension or when you’re tying to avoid making mistakes in a game… All it takes is one bad game with one bad throw… Listen to this week's podcast to learn more about where Dr. Cohn says the yips come from and how the players get stuck in the cycle. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Mental Edge For Ball Players: The Mental Edge For Baseball and Softball Players: Mental Toughness Strategies For Ultimate Confidence Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle
3/26/20175 minutes, 36 seconds
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Testing Your Mental Toughness in Sports

In this week's podcast, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Winston about testing his mental game for sports. Winston said: "My questions is about performance anxiety and your programs.Dr. Cohn, is this an area that you work with? If yes, how do you determine if you can help? Is there any norm concerning time to see results? What type of costs would one expect to get significant results?" The question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week is: “Do you have some distractions, doubt, or anxiety when you perform and you’re not sure if mental coaching can help?” How can you assess your game to see if mental coaching is right for you? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn’s philosophy is with mental coaching and how he thinks it can help: Download our FREE Mental Toughness Report! 10 'Costly' Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make Before Competition
3/12/20175 minutes, 16 seconds
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Are Throwing Problems Caused by The Yips?

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Why do ball players go to two different throws at game time?   When throwing to either the pitcher or second base, one throw is more tense than the other. Why are short throws harder to throw than throwing down to second base? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about why your throw changes depending on the distance. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Mental Edge For Ball Players: The Mental Edge For Baseball and Softball Players: Mental Toughness Strategies For Ultimate Confidence Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle
2/26/20175 minutes, 48 seconds
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How to Stay Focused During Competition

In this week's podcast, Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Judith who wants to know how she can overcome external distractions during competition. Judith said: “I’m distracted during league play… Loud talking, people moving in my line of sight, loud music, all those things. I don’t like it because it distracts me. I know I cant control any of these things, however, it takes me out of my game. It’s hard to focus on my shot” The question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week is: “How can I focus better with all those distractions going on?” How can athletes deal with those external distractions going on while they are competition? There are two different types of distractions: (1) internal and (2) external. External distractions are easier to brush off. You have to have a plan and focus only on the play or task at hand. What can you do to focus 100% on the game? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about learning how to overcome external distractions with mental game tips. Download our FREE Mental Toughness Report! 10 'Costly' Mental Game Mistakes Athletes Make Before Competition
2/12/20175 minutes, 23 seconds
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Why The Yips Show Up Only in Baseball Games

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: Why is your control and accuracy not as good in games as it is in a practice setting?   Possibly because you have the yips!   Often with the yips, you can throw freely when it doesn’t count. Why does pressure affect your throwing? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about game time pressure and your throwing in baseball or softball. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Mental Edge For Ball Players: The Mental Edge For Baseball and Softball Players: Mental Toughness Strategies For Ultimate Confidence Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yips Cycle  
1/29/20175 minutes, 31 seconds
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Taking Soccer Practice Skills to Games

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. This week's question is: “I can do a lot of soccer tricks during training but I become afraid to do it when playing in a match. I fear making mistakes and looking bad in front of others. How can I have more confidence to do my tricks?” How can soccer player perform their tricks in practice with confidence but not take them to games? When you worry too much about what others may think or how teammates or coaches might respond to mistakes, you will play tentatively and hurt your performance. What can you do to bring your confidence and practice tricks to games? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about learning how to overcome the fear of mistakes with three mental game tips. Head over to Peak Sports and check out Soccer Confidence: Soccer Confidence: Mental Toughness Strategies For A Competitive Edge Download our FREE soccer psychology report! 7 ‘Costly’ Mental Game Mistakes That Block Soccer Players’ Success
1/15/20174 minutes, 46 seconds
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Tense Throwing Verses The Yips in Baseball

  In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions. This week's question is: Does your throw feel tight or taught in competition or games but in practice it feels free? Do you have tension in your throws or is it the yips? How do you know which one? With tension you CAN make the throws but with the yips most of your throws are not on target. How do you know if you have the yips? Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about learning how to tell if you have the throwing yips in baseball. Head over to Peak Sports and check out The Mental Edge For Ball Players program: The Mental Edge For Baseball And Softball Players: Mental Strategies For Ultimate Confidence Download our FREE baseball yips report! 8 Mental Game Strategies To Break The Yip Cycle  
1/1/20175 minutes, 17 seconds