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performance anxiety

Just as metal gets stronger when heated and hammered, we can get stronger when we train with pressure.
Before embarking on any form of training, it is important for us to have our mind in the right place.
Coaches and parents, help youth identify and conquer sports performance anxiety.
I never had anyone explain to me how to handle first-fight jitters. I really wish someone had, as it was a rather steep learning curve.
Anxiety or stress, if elevated, can result in a variety of negative reactions. Learn to control it.
Preparing for a competition can be a daunting task. Take advantage of the collective experience in these six articles to help prepare yourself for battle.
There are three main ways to deal with pre-competition anxiety - damping it down, thinking about other things, and finally thinking about THE thing. Let's look at them closer.
Maybe you hit all your lifts in the gym, but when you get on the platform at the meet everything seems to go wrong. Why is this and what can you do to overcome this performance anxiety?
Nobody wants to choke during a big game when performance is everything. What if squeezing a small ball in your right hand could eliminate that possibility? New research shows it might be that simple.