Posts by: imartin

Seeing Is Believing

Imagery can be referred to as the pictures or images that go through one’s mind. Do you have a vision of what you look like when you perform?  Does this vision match your ideal self during practice or games?  If you are looking to enhance or maintain a mental image of your self or your […]

Just Breathe

A skill that has immediate athletic enhancement is breathing. Deep breathing. Taking a deep breath, has shown benefit time and again to athletes and performers looking to enhance their game.  All athletes breathe, the question is, are you getting the most out of your breathing? Some athletes are shallow breathers during competition.  This type of […]

Who Are You? Step1: Start Thinking

One of the most important elements of your mental approach to sport is the ability to assess and examine yourself and your performance. In the sport world developing awareness about yourself, your opponent, and your teammates, are all critical components to athletic excellence.  Great players often spend time learning about their responses to challenges, how […]