What Do You Learn in a Mental Training Lesson?
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Are you curious about what happens in a mental training lesson or session?
In this video, you’ll learn:
What skills are taught during mental coaching sessions.
Athletes, parents and future clients want to know what it is they are going to learn.
What do you learn in a mental training lesson?
COHN: There are many different skills that we teach and I want you to think of it as skills, not therapy, not psychotherapy of any kind, not psychology… We are simply teaching you or educating you on good thinking, good mental preparation and mental skills to help improve your consistency and help you get the most out of your performance.
COHN: Now, the main objective is so that you can take your practice game to competition consistently and not under preform or choke in competition.
CONH: With that being said, I start with 4 really basic but important lessons with most of my students…