FAQs

About Performance Psychology

Performance psychology means there’s something wrong with me?


It doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with you. It’s simply taking proactive steps to build your mental awareness and understand how your mind works, to get the best out of it. Aiming to achieve balance and harmony.




Performance psychology is only for elite performers?


It’s for all performers who want to perform at their best consistently. By applying structure to their mental performance training.




Performance psychology is a magic quick fix?


Mental performance training won’t turn you into Usian Bolt; you still need to put in the hardwork on physical and technical side.





Housekeeping

How much will it cost me?


A standard session cost £40 and last for 60 minutes.




How many sessions will I need?


This depends on what you want from the sessions, the sessions will be tailored to your individual requirements. Some clients may wish to focus on specific targeted areas which can be achieved in a shorter time frame or clients may wish to take a longer term approach of delving deeper into various aspects of performance psychology.




Where will the sessions take place?


We try to hold initial meeting face to face, and after this we have option of Skype or WhatsApp consultation which we find works well, allowing our clients flexibility to fit it around their schedules.





Technical Terms Explained

What is self talk?


It’s simply the dialogue in your head, which has an impact on your mindset, which determines how you perform. There is instructional self talk and motivational self talk.




What is visualization?


The images you have in your head around your performance. Learning to utilize this image to familiarize your mind with what you want to do. Very useful for planning and developing your performance skills.




How do I thrive under pressure?


Reframing the way you approach performance, as a challenge vs threat, releasing its an opportunity to learn and develop as long as you give your best. Start getting you to enjoy performing.




What is smarter thinking?


Uncovering your core beliefs linked to your performance and reframing your thoughts to help you achieve your goals.




What is pre-performance routine?


It’s a behavioral technique that acts as a safety blanket to help you focus, manage distractions, act as trigger to activate your performance flow zone to create conditions to deliver your best in any environment




What are performance execution strategies?


Replaying past performances to devise performance execution strategies to deliver when its required. Creating the right mindset and developing a step-by-step plan on how you will execute your performance.




What is performance profiling?


Understanding what good looks like, the specific characteristics you need to develop to perform at high level of competition. Creating the step-by-step details on how you will develop these characteristics.





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