2 results for tag: Fear of Failure

Mental Game Tip 24: Fear and Performance Roadblocks

Most of the time, an athlete’s fear is worry related to poor results – whether prior to performance or during a performance. Athlete’s often fear the negative consequences of their performance. They worry about the things that are often not under their control.  The threat athlete’s feel can sometimes be irrational and ... More

Fortune Telling and Fear Go Hand in Hand

When athletes become overly concerned with what other people (coaches, teammates, parents, spectators, media, scouts, etc) think about their performances they often engage in a process often referred to as mind reading. During the mind reading process the athlete makes certain assumptions about what others think about him. This ... More