Posts Tagged ‘peak performance’

Importance of having Self Confidence in Sports

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Just as a low self confidence can affect your relationships and career in life, so can a lack of self confidence affect your performance in sports. Having a lack of self confidence is the greatest barrier that prevents athletes from achieving their peak performance. If you want to break through your own limits, you have to first remove the barriers that having a low self confidence has built around you.

There are many athletes who are able to perform well during training and practice sessions, and yet when it comes to the big game that they have been training the entire year for, their performance is sub optimal. This is often termed as a lack of competitive confidence, which is different from practice self confidence.