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The Mental Strength Training Center announced today the release of a Sport Psychology and mental skills training program for Soccer players and coaches.
To help soccer players, coaches and parents of soccer athletes become better teammates, leaders and athletes, the Mental Strength Training Center, working with world class Mental Skills coach and Indiana University Professor Dr. Gary Sailes, created the MENTAL STRENGTH TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SOCCER, a 2-phase training program contained on two CD’s.
Everyone has heard that a Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) is helpful to reach one’s goals.
But what does that mean, really?
If someone deliberately bangs your favorite tennis racquet into the concrete, are you supposed to smile and thank them in the name of PMA?
If the opposing linebacker blind-sides you after you get a pass off to the receiver, should you help them up because they fell over while spiking you?
Of course not.
You may not be able to control the actions of others, but you do have total control over your own attitude.
So simple that most people miss it.
Last week, I was on the tennis court with a very successful woman. Our lesson topic: How to hit high percentage tennis shots in pressure situations.
We applied the Law of 21, which is the foundation for mastering new techniques through repetition. And after about 40 minutes she got the hang of her new skills quite nicely.
Now in order for new skills, or any skills for that matter, to become automatic you must have the mind uninvolved with the process.