Mental Preparation Strategies for Athletes

Mindset tips for pros

You can learn several mental preparation strategies that can be applied to pre-competition routines. However, you must always remember the overall aim of your mental preparation and the pregame mindset you are trying to establish. Overall, your goal is to achieve a focused, confident and trusting mindset prior to competition. Below are the six major objectives you’ll want to accomplish. Although many teams and athletes strive to attain these objectives, some don’t have a system for … Read more

Tom Brady’s Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

How do you feel when your coach runs a long, strenuous practice? When your coach has you run 20-30 minutes of sprints after you just trained for two hours. Many athletes have practices they dread because those sessions are physically and mentally draining. You have been in a situation where your coach presents you with a challenge. As your coach explains what the challenge entails, you feel a wave of anxiety overtake you. You question your … Read more

Focus Makes all the Difference

Focus Makes the Difference

Focus – The Thing in our Performance That Makes all the Difference I personally have been struggling with focus my whole life. Ever since I was a kid my teachers would say ”focus Nika, do not stray from today’s lesson” because my mind was always wandering to a new more interesting place. During a math class I would look out of the window and ask the teacher why the trees lose their levees in autumn. When … Read more

How to Be 1% Better Each Day

Mindset for Sports

“Compounding is the greatest mathematical discovery of all time.” — Albert Einstein The quest to become a better version of yourself often feels like a roller coaster ride. It’s hard. And it’s usually so uneven. You can end in failure. But life is a journey, not a marathon, so you always have another opportunity to restart and improve. Many people practically look out for secrets, tricks, and hacks that will make EVERYTHING better right now. But … Read more

What is Sports Psychology?

Trading Psychology

For Professionals and Athletes In sports and other professions today achieving peak performance involves more than reaching peak physical fitness or performing a task at optimum level of mental abilities. Potential isn’t realized by chance, and we know that natural talent is only part of the equation. This is where sports psychology, peak performance and/or mental game coaching come into play. All of these practices are part of the same framework – providing performers the resources … Read more

Mental Game Coaching Intro

Mindset Coach for Performers

Nika introduces you to the importance of mental coaching for any profession. Mental game coaching teaches you how to achieve mental toughness in sports and business…