Sports Visualization – How to Practice Mental Imagery – Sports Performance Training

Elite Athletes Visualize Their Obstacles to Push Past Them

“I decided to go all in and immerse myself in the belief that I can run my fastest mile.”

As I started thinking about whether I could really do it again, something that frequently popped up in my search for shortcuts was sports visualization—synonymous with terms such as sports imagery, brain training, mental training and guided imagery. It’s difficult to pin exactly when visualization was discovered, because people have done it since the beginning of time; all they had to do was close their eyes and imagine themselves doing something. But over the years, numerous studies have tested a very simple question: If you can imagine it, can you achieve it?

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How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff — without ropes

Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff — without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the culmination of a decade-long dream. In a hair-raising talk, he tells the story of how he summited Yosemite’s El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous free solo climbs ever…

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Visualization Techniques & Exercises for Sports Performance Training

 

How to Overcome Self-Sabotage in Sports? – Sports Psychology Videos

You can fail at anything. Why not take a chance on doing what you love?

Every one of us is capable of undermining our own goals because we all have an inherent inclination to self-sabotage. Two of the most important questions we can ask ourselves are why and how we get in our own way when we seek to achieve what matters most to us.

Following are 4 common reasons we place unnecessary limitations on ourselves that keep us from living our dreams…

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Sports Visualization – The Science of Happiness – Keeping Your Cool During Competition

Sports Visualization

Use imagery to visualize yourself in situations that make you angry; then watch yourself successfully handle them. Be sure to visualize feeling relaxed and in control. Visualization is a great technique to try right before a game to get your mind in the right place…

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Does Sports Visualization Improve Performance?

If so, you’ve used mental imagery to enhance your performance. Mental imagery can be a powerful tool for achieving your goals, whatever your sport. Here are six lessons on improving your performance through visualization. You can improve your performance by improving your visualization skills…

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