Consequences of Negative Beliefs on Perfectionism

When the athlete gets caught up in the Perfectionism Dilemma, and fully experiencing the impact of the pain points the ensuing consequences can cause things to spiral out of control.  See if you can identify with one or more of these key points. 1.    You never feel like you are good enough.  The pain gets worse.  How many times have ... More

Coaching the Perfectionist Young Athlete

Often I hear from athletes or parents of athletes who worry about their or their child's sport performance. Athletes, or parents for that matter, who demand high levels of performance are rarely satisfied with incremental levels of performance achievement because they set the standard of acceptable performance extremely high. When the ... More