Dan's Journal

Self Talk! Sport Mental Skills

Do you talk to yourself? We all talk to ourselves most of the time, whether we are aware of it or not, but as an athlete your self talk can really have an effect on things like your confidence, motivation and concentration. In order to be mentally tough, athletes need to develop functional self talk which helps them maintain a positive and optimistic state of mind, ready to face the challenges that come their way!

In this video I talk about three techniques you can start using right now to help dial in your self talk so that it improves your performance, instead of trash talking you into a poor performance!

Dan Carter