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: 5 Ways to Achieve the Mental Edge in Competition #1

5 Ways to Achieve the Mental Edge in Competition #1

30 Oct

1. Respond to Doubts Immediately

It’s natural for doubts to pop up prior to competition. Responding immediately with truthful opposites can go a long way in counteracting negative effects. For example swimmers who doubt their ability to finish a 100 butterfly race successfully should respond immediately by reminding themselves how much butterfly they performed over the past thirty days. In addition swimmers should take the opportunity to list common doubts along with truthful opposites beforehand. That way they are prepared to respond should the need arise.

Note: You can see Ways #1 and #2 on this website . . . #3, #4, and #5 are in the book!


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